Machine Translation Specialist

Language Technology · Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia
Department Language Technology
Employment Type Full-Time

NLG - Next Level Globalization GmbH is looking for a talented and experienced Machine Translation Specialist to join our Language Technology team in our office in Thessaloniki, GR. The role mainly involves Machine Translation related tasks in test or production environments as well as evaluation of new MT technologies and provision of consultation services for NLG clients and internal company needs.



  • Participate in the development of in-house MT solutions and provide NLP expertise and feedback from production scenarios
  • Create, optimize, maintain, and evaluate MT engines
  • Analyze the accuracy and performance of various MT models and systems
  • Optimize the integration of MT solutions into NLG’s product localization workflow
  • Test third-party software solutions related to MT, terminology and quality analysis
  • Design techniques to collect, analyze and filter large natural language data sets and maintain data sets for MT systems
  • Keep up-to-date guidelines and best practices for post-editing of machine-translated content
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest developments of translation technology and related fields
  • Represent the company at conferences, client meetings, and other events

About You:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Translation/Localization, Linguistics, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Master’s Degree in Machine Translation, Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning or with equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the translation and localization industry
  • Strong knowledge of state-of-the-art Neural MT frameworks and experience in production-level Neural MT deployments
  • Proven experience in the MT industry and strong knowledge of best practices for MT engines set up, optimization and evaluation as well as for post-editing
  • Solid experience in CAT & QA tools, and translation workflows
  • Fluency in English, skills in additional languages a big plus
  • Exposure to Machine Learning fundamentals
  • Solid understanding of locales, encodings, code pages, fonts, scripts, input methods, and character sets
  • Tech-savvy profile with Linux experience, shell scripting, regular expressions, and programming fundamentals
  • Well organized, detail-oriented with proven problem-solving capabilities and analytical skills
  • Able to communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively
  • Self-starter – able to function well autonomously and move things forward
  • Passionate team player in a multi-language/multi-cultural environment
  • Commits to personal responsibility, pride in workmanship and openness to continual learning
  • Mindset for eliminating wastes and proactive in driving improvement to standardized processes

 We Offer:

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • A dynamic, international working environment with a culture that is open and performance-oriented
  • Innovative and interesting projects which will add value to the future development of the company
  • Excellent conditions of employment and teamwork atmosphere
  • Modern facilities, on-site health and safety team, on-site gym and constantly updated equipment (hardware and software)
  • Internal and external training – various possibilities for personal development in our fast-growing company  
  • International traveling, participation in big events and conferences

Location: 3, Nikiforou Ouranou str, Thessaloniki, Greece

For more information about NLG and this job opportunity, you are welcome to visit our website:


Important note:
Applicants are kindly requested to submit their CVs in English.
CVs in any other language, will not be taken into consideration.

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  • Location
    Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia
  • Department
    Language Technology
  • Employment Type