Product Manager / Localization

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- Track and coordinate the generation of training data
o Ensure source terminology lists are cleaned up for delivery to vendor for translation
o Prepare or obtain data such as brand names for categories for MT training
- Participate in LSP and MT vendor selection, contract negotiations and training for LSP
- Develop project plan and track development of MT quality testing Framework
o Write and develop processes for the MT training
o Collect requirements and help define MT quality testing framework
- Track development of MT related services and components
- Organize focus groups for different languages and prepare reports on test results and feedback. Present findings to upper management
- Ensure feedback from tests are incorporated by lexicographers to improve MT engine
- Interface with other development teams to integrate with MT service
- Monitoring and reporting of schedule.
- Prioritization of products and projects, schedules, and resources.
- Product and project process improvements and deployment of best practices.
- Development and monitoring of key performance indicators.
- Identification of opportunities for improvement, innovation, and cost reductions

• Proven experience in leading complex project management efforts in a technology environment.
• Willing to learn the MT tools and gain hands on experience
• Willingness to learn fast with a "roll-up-the-sleeves" and "get the job done" attitude
• Work well in a cross functional team environment
• Energetic team player with excellent written, verbal and conceptual skills
• Proven ability to learn new technologies and methodologies quickly

Education and/or Experience:
BS/BA degree in related field required or equivalent professional work related experience.
5+ years professional related experience or Master’s degree and 3 + years

Other Skills and Abilities:
• General computer literacy with hands on experience with project management tools
• Ability to organize work in order to meet schedules
• Ability to follow instructions and cooperate in a team effort
• Ability to speak and write other languages (Russian and/or Portuguese, Spanish, German, French would be a plus)
• Experience in Machine translation and/or large scale translation projects
• Experience in launching website for international markets
• Tracking record of being a good product manager who helped delivering a product from start to end