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Software-Design and Development

(Senior) Translation Specialist (f/m/d) (limited to 12 months)


What we offer


Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!




About the team 


Availability of our products in local languages is a key success factor for selling SAP software globally. With more than 250 employees in Europe, Asia and North America, Language Experience Lab provides translation and translation-related services for all SAP solutions and non-coded assets into 40+ languages. You will be joining LX Translation Cross Functions team within Language Experience Lab (Globalization Services) and you will be responsible for corporate content translation and internal product translation. Our customers are located in SAP offices all over the world from board office and supervisory board to product development and legal departments. Our translation team deals with a variety of translatable assets, reaching from corporate content such as communication materials incl. financial reports, press releases, internal communications, news, blogs, HR, legal or sales material to SAP product UI and product support material.

When you join our team, you will immerse into a world of diverse translation types, methods and technologies – and a lot of fun. You will work in a diverse team that is part of a global organization that welcomes cultural diversity. And you will have the opportunity to learn and work with innovative translation tools and language technology.


The Role


As a LX translator (German->English) your tasks are:


  • Translate and edit SAP wide communication materials and publications
  • Deliver exceptional linguistic quality, perfectly in tune with corporate style and image
  • Ensure linguistic quality and support linguistic quality projects within the team
  • Define and maintain terminology in our terminology database
  • Consult internal customers on any language matter and ensure standards of translation 
  • Assist in improving processes and best practices within the team
  • Interact with project managers on load balancing for relevant translation requests 

Role Requirements


We are looking for a highly motivated translator /f/m/d), passionate about translation and innovative language technologies:  


  • University Degree in translation or a related linguistic field
  • English native speaker with an excellent command of German
  • Proficiency in translating communication materials with high visibility
  • High-quality focus and ability to work under time pressure    
  • Deep understanding of confidentiality requirements 
  • Flexible team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Very organized with high attention to detail, ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks
  • Good knowledge of translation-related tools, in particular SDL Trados Studio is a must
  • Thorough understanding of localization and translation processes within SAP is a plus
  • Business and IT industry know-how and interest in financials 

Work Experience


  • Proven work experience in translation – min. 2 years
  • Experience in the localization/translation industry is ideal
  • Technical background and understanding of SAP processes is desirable





We are SAP


SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise


SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:302677 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Limited Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

(Senior) Translation Specialist (f/m/d) (limited to 12 months)

Facility:  302677
Posted Date:  Nov 19, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

St. Leon-Rot, DE, 68789

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