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Senior Technical Translator (English to Japanese and vice versa)

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Date: Jun 1, 2021

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

The Technical Translator is a tech-savvy education enthusiast ready to take on the challenge and wear multiple hats as a translator, facilitator, and project manager. The role is responsible for translating and publishing learning programs for ANSYS software as well as technical documents. This position may involve working closely with translation vendors, content developers as well as Japan technical field teams. This is a strategic & transformative position on how Ansys works with customers across globe to enhance customer experience, committed to the development and localization of Ansys documentation, learning programs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translation of technical documents, such as PowerPoints, word documents, web page text and learning programs of ANSYS Software into Japanese. Expected vice versa, Japanese to English as required.
  • Translation of the User Interface in ANSYS Innovation courses (course.ansys.com)
  • Collaborating with technical field teams in Japan on prioritization of contents and review of the quality of translations.
  • Collaborate with Web/IT teams to publish translated content.
  • Contribute to the development of localization best practices to improve quality and efficiency.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in literature
  • JLTP N1/N2 Certification is a must
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in translation of technical documents from English to Japanese
  • Experience with translation software including translation memories and translation management software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of translation practices
  • Good interpersonal skills & detail oriented


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s degree is a plus
  • Experience with ANSYS software or other engineering software (such as CAD, CAM, CAE) is a plus
  • Experience with voice recording in Japanese and text-to-speech software


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.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
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.