• Localization (C++) Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
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  • Overview

    What’s in it for you?


    Vectorworks, Inc. is looking for a Localization Software Engineer to assist with software analysis, bug fixing, file processing, tool development and the localization process of the Vectorworks software for our international client base with a focus on our Spanish and Chinese speaking users.


    It’s an exciting time to join the Vectorworks family, and if you are looking for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a growing team, we hope you’ll take the time to learn more about this opportunity!


    In this role, you should expect to:


    • Perform software development and localization engineering tasks for assigned projects.
    • Prepare files for localization, examine localized files, and troubleshoot localization issues.
    • Re-engineer components including re-coding and other technical changes to accommodate localization-related adjustments.
    • Develop and maintain localization tools.
    • Maintain and provide documentation of localization tools and procedures.
    • Provide localization quality assurance for Vectorworks CAD products.
    • Prioritize bugs in relation to development focus and properly communicate the impact of critical issues.
    • Work with software engineering and technical publications to ensure expected linguistic quality and criteria have been met.
    • Assist the team with engineering best practices in production localization.
    • Enable software to be easily maintained and supported after it is localized.


    Why do you want this job? Because you are:


    • Passionate about building and innovating client facing software.
    • A curious problem solver that enjoys building elegant solutions.
    • Interested in the globalization and internationalization of software.


    Why do we want you? Because you have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related science or engineering fields.
    • Programming experience with C++ language.
    • Knowledge, skills and experience working with different types of source files.
    • Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • The ability to explain technical issues to non-technical people.


    Extra Credit:

    • Fluency in one or more languages of translation for Vectorworks products (Chinese, Spanish, etc.)
    • Knowledge of CAD software, architecture, construction, lighting design, or site design.
    • Knowledge of globalization, internationalization and localization concepts and trends.
    • Working experience in both Windows and Mac machines.


    Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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