Senior Technical Translator ( Japanese Language)

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Date: Oct 1, 2023

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 411057

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 11886 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose

Join our growing Localization team to drive customer adoption of Ansys solutions globally. The Sr. Localization Quality Specialist works closely with our product teams, marketing specialists, application engineers, and third-party language services providers to ensure translations look and feel native to our customers. In this role, the Sr. Localization Quality Specialist will use advanced technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to tackle translation issues, ensure quality, and help shape the direction of our localization strategy.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and verify Japanese translations, including but not limited to marketing collateral, webpages, customer facing presentations, knowledge articles, product documentation, training content, and videos
  • Perform in-house translations
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to allocate terminology review tasks to subject matter experts
  • Be the primary point of contact for regional reviewers to address questions and resolve issues on Japanese translations
  • Become an expert in the translation management tools deployed within Ansys
  • Create and maintain linguistic style guides and glossaries for translators to follow
  • Provide feedback to translation vendors and address quality issues in a timely manner
  • Maintain translation memories for efficiencies and to ensure that the correct translation memories are used on projects
  • Develop guidelines and metrics to expand machine learning and enhance the usage and effectiveness of machine translation
  • Find ways to improve existing translation and localization processes to minimize the amount of time needed for review by internal staff


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree and 15+ years of technical translation experience
  • Native fluency in Japanese
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese
  • Experience working with computer-assisted translation tools (preferably Trados Studio)
  • Deep technical knowledge including project management tools and platforms, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and related technologies
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to function independently and as part of a team while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working on machine translation post-editing tasks


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Working knowledge of translation management software
  • Understanding of simulation software
  • Experience working with both product and support teams


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with 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. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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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.