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Senior Technical Translator

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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 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


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.