• Technical Translator - Japanese

    Location JP-Tokyo
    Posting date 1 month ago(3/13/2019 5:29 AM)
    Job ID
    Technical Support
  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Localization team is looking for an experienced Technical Translator with Japanese language skills to join us in Tokyo, Japan. In this role, you will be responsible for the translations, reviews, and quality assurances of Red Hat’s software user interfaces and the documentation that teaches Red Hat’s customers how to use the software we produce. You’ll need to collaborate with subject matter experts in and out of Japan, as well as with other translators working in the area of your language expertise.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Localize user interfaces for Red Hat’s software products from English into Japanese
    • Localize documentation that teaches customers how to use Red Hat’s products and solutions from English into Japanese
    • Work with technical experts to correct and improve localized Japanese content
    • Collaborate on translation projects with other Red Hat translators and external translation agencies
    • Review translations and provide feedback to peers and external translators

    Required skills

    • Professional or advanced-level translation abilities with solid writing skills in Japanese
    • Ability to communicate at a professional level in written and oral English
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to collaborate with a global, cross-functional team
    • Prior experience with localizing software user interfaces and documentation from English to Japanese
    • Ability to research information technology (IT) topics to ensure accurate and high-quality translations
    • Familiarity with translation management systems

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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