Spanish (Mexico) Linguistic Tester - Houston, TX

Houston, TX /
Translation, Localization, Interpretation, QA Testing – On-Site/Project-Based /
Full Time
/ On-site
As a Linguistic Tester, you will primarily be proofreading and editing content already localized to your native language, making sure you catch any errors in the content, such as grammar, typos, syntax, punctuation, capitalization, political incorrectness, inconsistencies, and extra spaces between words or characters. You will sometimes be translating content from English to your native language. You will also be checking UIs for functional issues.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities and areas of ownership for this role:
• Write and report relevant bugs and errors using best practices through the internal database system.
• Ability to under and prioritize tasks and issues quickly and efficiently.
• Native language skills and cultural awareness of the native country.
• Good oral and written communication.
• Highly organized with attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
• QA various products by accurately following testing instructions and test cases
• Discover and report defects (bugs) using client-specific bug tracking tools
• Evaluate translations in the context of software, mobile apps, and documentation
• Be a subject matter expert for linguistic issues in the target language; be able to research and resolve linguistic questions
• Adhere to project-specific quality standards, trademarks, style guides, and client-preferred checklists and glossaries
• Troubleshoot basic problems; be able to communicate effectively and escalate testing issues
• Complete assigned tasks in a quality and timely manner
• Remote work
• Native-level or fully bilingual fluency (both spoken and written language) in the required language(s)
• Up-to-date awareness of current and common technical language usage in the target language
• Strong English skills, both written and verbal
• Experience with MS applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
• Ability to navigate networks and websites with different browsers
• Basic knowledge of PC-hardware (desktop and laptop)
• Basic knowledge of smartphones (iPhone or Android) Other Skills
• Be organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Candidates with Localization/QA/translation experience or with advanced computer skills are preferred KEY

Key competencies:

• Strong Company & Industry Awareness
• Can establish & Develop Processes and procedures as part of a client program.
• Strong Problem-Solving skills to arrive at an optimal solution.
• Shows excellent Time Management skills
• A Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle approach to tasks and workloads
• Takes Ownership of deliverables

Location: Houston, TX - Currently remote due to the Covid-19
Project Duration: Ongoing
Employment type: W-2 employee, eligible for benefits based on hours worked
Pay rate: $17 an hour. Full-time hours (40 hours a week)
Working Hours / Schedule: Monday-Friday with a set schedule (40 hours per week)
Desired start date: As soon as possible
You will need to sign NDAs for confidentiality purposes.