Director of Localization Engineering

Localization Engineering Director



We are working with a company who innovate and are experienced and committed to their clients and employees. Providing digital state-of-the-art solutions that are both universal and tailored to their individual client needs..

Working with a company that give you the space to grow and the opportunity to develop an international career in a multicultural environment.

They are looking for a Director of Global Engineering who will form a core member of the Global Delivery Team. Being responsible for providing great service to clients through leading a Loc Engineering team and developing process strategy.

  • You will lead the engineering localization of content including software, help, documentation, E-learning and global deployments.
  • Manage the pre and post-processing of source files for translation and localization using state-of-the-art tools.
  • Coordinate tasks and projects as needed across teams and geographies.
  • Effectively interact and communicate within all levels of the organization.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required ideally including some subject area experience relevant to globalization, internationalization, culture or language. Or 8+ years of on the job experience.
  • Strong understanding of industry standard localization and processing tools and solutions.
  • Top notch verbal, written and presentational communication skills.
  • Good Knowledge of programming languages such as Visual C++, Java and other similar languages. In addition to CAT, MT, Multimedia, CMS and LMS tools.
  • Ability to read & edit source code, develop macros, and debug resources.
  • Excellent understanding of Internationalization/localization processes and methodologies. Especially s/w development methodologies and how they impact the global release process.
  • Experience with working with version control systems, such as GIT, TFS, etc.and integration of same into localization workflows.
  • Supporting customer solution development, and evaluation of build vs buy options.
  • Proven track record managing multiple, cross-cultural vendors and contractors.
  • Technical understanding of software I18N, Test and Release processes.
  • Strong software understanding, logical analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Engineering analysis/quote preparation for all content types (s/w E-learning, doc, etc) with special attention to complex areas that require special attention in the localization delivery process.
  • Must exhibit a high degree of accountability and leadership.

Salary of up to €85k - €90k for the right candidate.