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Senior QA Spanish Linguist

Senior QA Spanish Linguist

Req No 
2017-2643
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Mateo
Category 
Information Technology
Type 
Contract

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Overview

The Sr. Linguistic QA (Spanish) will be responsible for delivering high quality localized (Spanish) products (UI strings, documentation and packaging material) for our Latin America and Spain.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing localized UI strings, Documentations and Packaging materials for both European and LatAm Spanish.
  • Checking that the localized material uses appropriate and approved terminology and style based on the existing reference material (Style Guide, Glossaries,  Software Terminology Guide) for the various PlayStation product lines (PS4, PSVita, PS3, NP, etc)
  • Making sure that localized material meets high quality language standard
  • Communicating directly with Vendors’ lead linguists for various terminology issues encountered during a project
  • Communicating with other Sony Localization team members, regional reviewers and vendors’ lead linguists as needed
  • Analyzing available information and taking the best decisions for terminology usage based on discussions with lead linguists, LQA team, regional reviewers and project PMs
  • Conduct in-context reviews of translated strings using various PlayStation device or APPs

Required Knowledge /Skills:

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • BS or BA in Linguistic /English or Translation / Interpretation related field
  • Native level in Spanish (LatAm) but be familiar with EU Spanish and Locale specific difference in usage
  • 5+ years of experience with translation and linguistic QA of technology products
  • Familiarity with Translation Memory and Localization Tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and web applications
  • Excellent track record in delivering Localized Spanish Products
  • Ability to perform under pressure, prioritizing and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and stay focused in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (English & Spanish) both in writing and in speaking
  • In-depth knowledge of terminology assets including glossaries and localization style guides
  • Must be able to work independently, be a good team player, demonstrate respect for others and meet commitment under tight deadlines

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of gaming industry and gaming consoles
  • Experience with testing of localized software applications and knowledge of internationalization and localization issues
  • Familiar with Bug tracking systems
  • Experience working in global markets and/or living in different Spanish speaking countries.
  • Knowledge of other language(s) is a plus