German Translation Specialist (FR-DE) (Ref. No.: 968037)

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
From 1,800 EUR and there are further pay components within the total compensation

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you looking to work in one of the most innovative and customer-centric e-commerce businesses on earth? Does joining a multicultural team of Translation, Proofreading and Outsourcing Specialists sound appealing to you? Do you have a passion for learning and developing yourself and others? Then consider joining the Amazon Localization Team, and help us contribute to expanding product selection across international platforms.

Amazon is currently looking for a motivated and talented linguist to join our team as a: German Translation Specialist (English AND French to German)

The Role:
As a member of the Translation Team within the Consumer Localization department, you will play a key role in ensuring that human and machine-generated translations meet the right level of quality for our customers. You will:
· Providing manual translation during the launch phase of a new language combination o Post-edit machine-translated product detail pages in an efficient way to increase the product availability for the customer in their preferred language
· Perform activities to support the training and development of a machine translation engine in preparation for the transition to post-editing
· Conduct quality checks by proofreading/reviewing linguistic work from your peers, freelancer translators and other external vendors to ensure adherence to customer’s and company’s quality standards.
· Provide feedback and linguistic coaching to your peers, freelance translators and other external vendors and engage in quality improvement initiatives when needed.
· Monitor external vendor quality progress, investigate quality variations and develop and implement measures to drive quality improvement in collaboration with other internal teams.
· Control and improve machine-translation engines’ quality by assessing output and providing linguistic feedback.
· Translate product attributes and take part in other human translation projects.
· Depending on the group’s needs and your own skills and inclinations, support our leadership, business and tech teams by taking an active part in hiring, training, project management, technical support, etc.
What we offer
· Training on the job
· Lots of room for your own initiative and development in a dynamic, multicultural team
· A permanent contract
· Competitive compensation, local benefits package and relocation support
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills, and embrace non-traditional paths to achieve the required competences. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

We don't expect any individual to be able to do everything, we work as a team with each member bringing their unique skills to the mix and strengthening the whole. We dedicate time and effort to training our people to help them succeed in their role and grow their career.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and German - Advanced (C1) and French - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· German native level
· Able to translate from English and French to German (Must)
· Educated to degree level, preferably in Language Studies, Translation, Interpreting or Communication, or related fields such as Philology, Journalism, Public Relations, etc.
· Fully-functional oral and written communication skills in English (working language)
· Highly motivated to learn, develop and grow

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Knowledge of CAT tools
· Customer and business oriented
· Curious, flexible across multiple tasks
· Some previous experience with language related tasks, such as translation, proof-reading, editing, content creation or interpreting desirable
· Ability to prioritize, work towards deadlines
· Ability to take initiative and produce results, as well as to collaborate effectively with a diverse team

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at the Park One office center (Namestie 1.maja, Bratislava). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on www.amazon.jobs.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Námestie 1. mája 18
811 06 Bratislava
http://www.amazon.jobs

Contact

Contact person: Margaryta Zozulia
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3811994  Dátum zverejnenia: 16.11.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny: From 1,800 EUR and there are further pay components within the total compensation