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Translation Specialist (ES/DE - EN)

Place of work
Bratislava, Slovakia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 800 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Amazon is currently looking for a motivated and talented linguist to join our team as a: German/ Spanish to English Translation Specialist .

The successful candidate will be well organized, independent professional passionate about delivering the right level of quality of translations (both machine-generated and human) to our customers. They must have the ability to communicate well with colleagues, external partners and other stakeholders and be able to provide a comprehensive structured feedback based on data and supported by sound knowledge of MQM processes and guidelines. They will be comfortable working in an international, fast-paced environment, where change and ambiguity are present as we constantly grow, improve, and innovate.

Key responsibilities:

· Conduct quality checks by proofreading/reviewing linguistic work from freelancer translators, peers and other external vendors to ensure adherence to customer’s and company’s quality standards.
· Control and improve machine-translation engines’ quality by assessing output and providing linguistic feedback.
· Provide feedback and linguistic coaching to your peers, freelance translators and other external vendors and engage in quality improvement initiatives when needed.
· Post-edit machine-translated product detail pages in an efficient way to increase the product availability for the customer in their preferred language.
· Monitor external vendor quality progress, investigate quality variations and develop and implement measures to drive quality improvement in collaboration with other internal teams.
· Occasionally, provide manual translation during the launch phase of a new language combination
· Depending on the group’s needs and your own skills and inclinations, support our leadership, business and tech teams by taking an active part in training, project / program management, etc.

This is a 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension in line with business needs.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

· English at a native level
· Able to work from both Spanish and German (mandatory) to English
· Fully-functional oral and written communication skills in English
· A great deal of personal initiative, decisiveness and independence
· Strong and structured communication & exceptional collaboration skills
· Flexibility, proven ability to prioritize and work towards deadlines
· Strong working knowledge of CAT tools, MS Word and MS Excel, Outlook


Brief description of the company

At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on the Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and result driven people.

Amazon opened a center in Slovakia in 2011 creating over 1000 new jobs till today. The new center is operated by Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o. and is located at
Twin City Tower( Mlynské Nivy 10). Currently there are divisions like Vendor Contact Management, Financial Operations, Payroll, Listing Specialists, Catalog, Amazon Media Group, Mass Vendor Recruitment and more. We even have virtual roles with possibility to work from home.

All open positions together with a job description and contact details can be found on www.amazon.jobs.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Amazon /Slovakia/ s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 10
821 09 Bratislava-Staré Mesto
ID: 4163591  Datum zveřejnění: 17.9.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 1 800 EUR/month