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Senior Localization Project Manager

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Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Summary / Role Purpose

Join our growing Localization team to drive customer adoption of Ansys solutions globally. The Sr. Localization Project Manager will manage localization projects and priorities, negotiate deadlines, build, and maintain ongoing relationships across internal and external vendors. This position will play a key role in supporting internal stakeholders and external customers by driving the creation of high-quality content across eight primary languages in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee end to end localization workflow using our translation management tools and systems
  • Prepare files for localization to ensure they will translate properly   
  • Coordinate internal resources and external vendors for assigned projects
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and executing an overall integrated delivery plan
  • Take initiative to resolve issues or questions in a timely manner
  • Train linguists and reviewers
  • Oversee the localization budget for projects through gathering data on the cost, timeliness, and quality of projects
  • Partner with local teams to improve the review process and to ensure consistent terminology is used across the regions
  • Collaborate with team localization staff to implement creative solutions to improve the localization process


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience in localization project management
  • Experience using computer-assisted translation tools (Trados Studio, MemoQ, etc.) and translation management software
  • Experience working with localization vendors, setting up workflows, and managing budgets
  • Strong teammate that works well in a remote environment and with multiple functions across the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communicator with fluency in English


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Fluent in one of the following languages: Chinese, Korean, Japanese, French, German, Italian
  • Extreme enthusiasm for customer experience and the associated localizing of that experience
  • Understanding of simulation software
  • Experience working with both product and support teams
  • Passionate about building new teams, processes, and tools


Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.