French Technical Translator

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Software and Services


Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number: 113506578
Join the team responsible for the localisation and release of all Apple products. Based in the Apple European Headquarters in Cork, we are a passionate group dedicated to bringing Apple’s products to the world. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with the right mix of technical, organisational and communication skills to provide technical software and documentation translations in French. The environment is dynamic, requiring the ability to handle bold delivery schedules. Strong communication skills, attention to detail and shown ability to handle priorities an essential.

Key Qualifications

  • Degree in Applied Linguistics, Translation and/or equivalent experience
  • Native fluency in French
  • Fluent in English is needed
  • Experience with computer aided translation tools and systems
  • Experience in doing large volumes of technical translations for end-user software products
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills are needed
  • Knowledgeable in, and sensitive to, multilingual and multicultural issues


• Hands-on translation of Apple products into particular languages • Utilising internal tools to identify changes with localisation impact • Setting up language specific translation environments • Bug monitoring, escalation, reporting and resolution • Perform linguistic QA • Assist with quick-turnaround translations • Identifying tools and process improvements • Working with multi-functional groups to ensure the process runs smoothly and on schedule • Driving collaborative terminology discussions and propose and implement recommendations • Maintaining style guides • Maintaining language glossaries

Education & Experience

Degree in Applied Linguistics, Translation and/or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Direct experience translating and/or localising Apple products
  • Advanced computer aided translation skills
  • Experience in natural language (NL) translation
  • Experience in managing language specific style guides
  • Experience in managing language glossaries
  • Experience in machine translation
  • Localisation Project Management experience