Data and Project Coordinator

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

Job Title: Data and Project Coordinator

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Duration: 4 months W2 possible conversion



  • Manage numerous translation projects across multiple vendors

  • Communicate on a weekly basis with vendors and monitor progress.

  • Manage communication between vendors and Facebook team

  • Write progress briefs about translation projects

  • Follow up with vendors about language directions with slow progress

  • Automatic data checking (QA) & storage Run sanity check scripts and follow up with vendors about translations that fail checks

  • Do periodic spot checks on translations into English to check for errors in spelling & grammar and follow up on errors with vendors

  • Run scripts to store translations & evaluation data in Hive Acquire books and parallel datasets in a variety of non-English languages

  • Search the web and contact publishers /resellers about acquiring books in a number of languages

  • Ensure all legal guidelines are being followed

  • Oversee the budget and confirm that team is making financially responsible decisions

  • Work with engineering and product partners on acquiring additional texts as necessary

  • Additional responsibilities involving data acquisition and translation reviews will also be included


  • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail

  • Be independent and thorough in examination and analysis, alongside results oriented

  • Basic experience with Excel required

  • Project management experience is required

  • Any work with datasets is preferred Interest in languages/translations is a plus

  • Experience with the command line would be helpful for running scripts directly

Posted On: Thursday, February 7, 2019

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