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Chinese Translators

  • Translation, Localization, Interpretation Jobs

Description

  • Translate and post-edit Chinese-to-English translations using human language technology in a computer-aided translation and machine translation (MT) environment
  • Learn and follow client-specific style guides so that all translations use "one voice" (the client's)
  • Receive, accept, and incorporate client and reviewer feedback
  • Perform other administrative or linguistic tasks such as alignment, MT evaluation, Translation Memory and Term Base management, and Optical Character Recognition
  • Maintain accurate and complete performance metrics daily for reporting purposes

Specific Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Must perform work from the U.S.
  • Experience translating Chinese into English for at least two years
  • Native Chinese language skills and at least near-native English language skills (will be tested)
  • Post-elementary education and/or experience living in a Chinese-speaking country
  • Accurate keyboarding / typing skills (minimum 60 wpm) in Chinese and English
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Chinese grammar
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to focus and follow complex instructions
  • Interest in being trained/mentored and the ability to accept and incorporate feedback
  • Proficient technology skills and interest in learning new tools/workflows
  • BA/BS in relevant field
  • Knowledge of political science, military, government, and current affairs
  • Experience with cloud-based Computer-Assisted Translation and Translation Management Systems
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly
  • Desire to continuously improve (quality and/or production)
  • Understanding of government contracting requirements, such as maintaining confidentiality in a "need-to-know" professional working environment
  • Highly organized, flexible, and motivated team player

Hard Skills

  • Typing and typing speed
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Audio translating experience
  • Simultaneous translations experience

Soft Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Organized
  • Enthusiastic
  • Attention to detail

We offer

  • Great company culture - named a "World's Most Ethical Company," a "Best Company to Work for Women," and one of FORTUNE Magazine's "Most Admired Companies"
  • Interesting work - interact with linguists from widely varying cultural backgrounds who support our clients' missions (national security, fighting international crime, and more)
  • Learning and development - through training and mentoring
  • Health benefits - Medical with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision
  • Work/Life balance - remote work and flexible scheduling possible, accrued Paid Time Off or Paid Sick Leave