• Czech Translation Specialist (DE-CZ)

    Location LU-Luxembourg
    Posted Date 7 months ago(4/27/2018 7:46 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Europe Core SARL - LUX
    Position Category
    Editorial, Writing, & Content Management
  • Job Description

    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. Check out this video to get to know us:

    Amazon is currently looking for a motivated and talented linguist to join our team as a:

    Translation Specialist (DE-CZ)

    The role is based in Luxembourg, the country that hosts Amazon headquarters in Europe. It is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany, with a total population of around half a million. Luxembourg has Luxembourgish, French and German as national languages, with English spoken by the many expatriates and most locals. Luxembourg is known for banking, steel and a number of EU institutions plus an increasing number of technology-centric organizations. Luxembourg boasts a rich cultural scene and a high standard of living. http://www.promoteluxembourg.com

    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:
    o Post-edit machine-translated product detail pages in an efficient way to increase the product availability for the customer in their preferred language.
    o 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 and provide feedback and coaching when needed.
    o Control and improve the quality of machine-translation engines quality by assessing output and providing linguistic feedback.
    o Translate catalog attributes and support other human translation projects.
    o 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
    o Inspiring working environment in modern and vibrant offices at the heart of Luxembourg’s European quarter, Kirchberg's Central Business District
    o Training on the job
    o Lots of room for your own initiative and development in a dynamic, multicultural team
    o A permanent contract
    o 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.

    We look forward to receiving your application in English.

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    translation, localization, internationalization, transcreation, editing, proofreading, machine translation, post-editing, translation jobs, translator, editor, proofreader, language, linguistics, communication, foreign languages, interpreting, interpreter

    Basic Qualifications

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

    Preferred Qualifications

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