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Bi-directional Interpreter/ Translator (English <> Japanese)

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs
  • IT, Software development, System Engineering Jobs


  • Interpretation at internal and external meetings (Bidirectional translation: Japanese-English)
  • Translation of internal and external documents
  • Interpretation at projects/events held in the company (general meetings, meetings with overseas members, meetings between members).
  • Interpretation at trainings/workshops/conference call held for local clients with our foreign trainers

Specific Requirements

  • Native level language proficiency in English and Japanese (TOEIC 950, JLPT NI)
  • 5+ years of interpreter and translator experience
  • Professional experience in technical writing/translation related with IT knowledge (software :3DCAD/Simulator) for manufacturing/engineering industry areas such as: chemical, oil, gas, energy/power, infrastructure, and marine etc.
  • Ability to interpret in online meetings/trainings
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Ability to be flexible to changes in business needs and adapting to shifting working conditions and environment
  • Willingness to work in various location inside / outside company
  • Basic computer skills; namely in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility to work unique work shifts as necessary

Hard Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Advanced Excel Skills (queries, pivot tables, formulas, macros)
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Document interpretation
  • Consecutive interpreting expertise

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Team player
  • Skilled Collaborator
  • Flexible

We offer

The position will be a full-time contract position with renewals and contract length based on the project schedule and needs. There is a possibility to convert into a full-time permanent position.