Inhouse Translator / Linguist German into English (m/f/d)

Milengo GmbH is one of Europe’s leading language service providers. We help companies in the hardware and software, mechanical engineering, corporate publishing, and e-commerce industries communicate with their customers in over 70 countries. Milengo GmbH is based in Berlin, Germany, and operates a service center for the Asian market in Shenzhen, China and a production center in Poznan, Poland.

We are tech-oriented and are dedicated to driving forward technical innovations. We place a particular emphasis on both trustful partnership as well as pride in performance and success. We are ambitious learners, humble masters, and serve with confidence and flexibility.

We are looking for a technical translator / linguist for German > English (US and UK) with 2-3 years of job experience and very good technical understanding, who is up-to-date with the newest developments in the translation field. For this role, we place importance on active participation in the development of new linguistic products together with other departments.

Position

Your responsibilities:

  • Translating texts from German into English  
  • Revising, reviewing and post-editing English translations  
  • Evaluating third-party translations from German into English  
  • Evaluating texts translated by machines
  • Training junior translators
  • Developing and optimizing linguistic workflows and products
  • Other linguistic tasks (compiling terminology, quality assurance, incorporating client feedback, software testing, etc.) 

Your profile:

  • English C2 (verbal and written) 
  • Excellent knowledge of German (C1 verbal and written) 
  • 2-3 yrs. technical translation experience 
  • Organizational skills and independent, structured way of working
  • Affinity for technology and willingness to engage with technical topics 
  • Experience with machine translation post-editing and other MT workflows 
  • Interest in new linguistic multimedia products 

We offer you:

  • A young, dynamic and motivated international team
  • Regular feedback from your supervisor
  • Full-time employment with flexible working hours that fit your life
  • Friendly atmosphere in a modern office in the heart of Berlin
  • Plenty of opportunities for learning and personal development and growth 

Is this the challenge that you’re looking for? Then please e-mail your completed application, naming your earliest possible start date to hr@milengo.com.

We look forward to getting to know you!

***SPECIAL COVID-19 PRECAUTION: To support the health and well-being of our team and to assist the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, we encourage our team to work from home for the time being. Our office is still open and we have put precautions in place to make it a safe environment for those who might occasionally need to be there.  

Our virtual recruitment process includes video interviews to make it as safe and convenient as possible for all candidates and employees.