The localization engineer is responsible for carrying out all engineering activities for their assigned project. The will include the execution of QA, Software, Automation, and UA engineering tasks. The localization engineer works with engineering project leads to ensure all engineering tasks are completed on schedule, to a high quality in a dynamic and challenging project environment.
Perform SW, QA and UA Engineering tasks
Complete all tasks and activities with minimal supervision
Set up Test environments and execute all assigned test scripts within the stipulated timeframe.
Perform manual globalization testing on localized products
Investigate and raise defects according to etrack defect logging guidelines.
Perform root cause analysis and resolve assigned localization defects as per targets set by the Project Leads
Verify and regress the localization defects
Provide regular updates to Project Leads on status of tasks assigned
Capture context and linguistic screen shots as per the schedule and upload for external vendors
Execute Build Acceptance
Preparing and processing Transkits
Run and monitor globalization system to ensure that resource files and tranlsation database are in sync.
Prepare project translation kits and send out to translation vendors
Keep Project Lead informed on the status of Transkits
Validate transkits on return
Escalate any issues to the Project Leads
Supporting translation vendors
Proactively answer all queries from translation vendors
Log Etrack Service Requests to Translation Vendors to query any Linguistic issues found during Testing as per Defect Logging Guideline.
Investigate linguistic service requests from external reviewers and determine if defects need to be logged.
Process and Tools
Identify areas of improvement in existing tools and processes
Provide feedback and insights to project lead for process improvements or optimizations.
Provide regular feedback and insights to tools champions
Identify potential automation opportunities and report them to the Project Leads.
Escalate key quality issues and drive to resolution
Assist automation team in implementing automation solutions for assigned project
Maintain and run automation scripts for assigned projects.
Must be a clear and strong communicator.
Must be goal oriented and highly organized.
Must be pro-active and self-managing
Must be able to work in a team environment.
Must be thorough and analytical while following up on issues in order to improve processes, tools, and deliverables.
Must be flexible and agile in their problem solving approach.
2+ years in a localization role or similar
Degree or equivalent in a computer related discipline
Experience with both localization SW and localization QA
Deep understanding of globalization processes
Knowledge of UI automation and industry standard tools (Selenium, MS UIA, etc)
Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience working on wide and varied range of products across different platforms
Passion for quality and process optimization
Excellent attention to detail
CSS and HTML knowledge a distinct advantage
Basic SQL skills an advantage