Program Manager I

Infotech Sourcing - San Francisco, CA

Job Title: Program Manager I (R&D Localization)

Duration: 6-8 months W2 contract

Location: San Francisco, California

Leading cloud-based software company


  • Work with other members of the localization team to continually improve existing product localization and delivery, with a focus on upstream ease of development

  • Support your assigned product team(s) to ensure that all releases are executed in an efficient and timely manner, and that all of the international customers get the best possible user experience in their language

  • Ensure smooth and scalable localization handoffs and deliveries with the localization vendor and maintain regular communications with them to ensure that both sides are set up for success on an ongoing basis

  • Manage all assigned technical localization projects, including UI localization, testing or similar

  • Manage the QA process for your assigned product launches, perform bug fixing/troubleshooting, and look for ways to scale it all out

  • Document your localization workflows and maintain an open communications channel with other localization team members so as to share ideas, best practices, and tools.


  • 3-5 years of hands-on localization project/program management experience, together with a Bachelor's degree in a field related to language, management, localization, or technology, or equivalent experience

  • Strong technical understanding of localization and internationalization

  • Able to learn new technologies and tools fast

  • Experience working with various common file types (XML, DITA, HTML, .json., .md, XLIFF)

  • Experience with source control systems (such as Perforce and git), content management systems, and workflow systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in English and Japanese

  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Japanese language skills a plus

  • A passion for languages, high energy and positive attitude

  • Exposure to Translation Memory Tools, localization, translation and project management a plus.

Posted On: Monday, October 28, 2019

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