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French Technical Translator @ National Instruments

Posted 2 months ago
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Experience Junior
Contract types Fixed-term contract
Working time Full time
Language(s) spoken French (Mother tongue), English (Advanced)
Description

National Instruments is seeking a talented, experienced French Technical Translator to join the Localization organization in Shanghai, China.

Working as a Technical Translator at NI provides the opportunity to become familiar with emerging technologies and to work closely with content providers, R&D engineers at several NI sites, NI Branch offices, and language professionals in a high-tech environment.

Position Overview & Responsibilities

" Translate NI technical content from English to French including illustrations, with high quality and with little need for review by peers
" Occasionally perform reviews of content translated by others
" Exhibit knowledge of translation tools and processes
" Have knowledge of computer hardware and notions of electrical engineering
" Be ready to evolve and adapt in a fast pace, highly technical environment
" Work with local mentors in the Shanghai Localization team
" Report to a Manager in the Localization Group at NI Headquarters in Austin, Texas
" Accept some flexibility to have late evening or early morning meetings with colleagues in Austin, Texas


Position requirements

" BA in translation or comparable French language degree or BA of any kind with at least 3 years of experience in Technical Translation
" Native fluency level in French for your translations
" Fluent level in English to communicate with NI staff around the world
" Experience with technical documentation translation
" Ability to work well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
" Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
" Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with ability to handle multiple projects and priorities
" Persistence and initiative to learn
" Initiative and resourcefulness in everyday tasks, as well as keen interest in technology in general
" Strong interest in and comfortable with technology subject matter
" Prior hands-on experience working with computers (hardware and/or software)
" Ability to work effectively in a group environment

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