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Localization Engineer (AI, NLP)

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

ManpowerGroup Public Sector, a ManpowerGroup Company (NASDAQ: MAN), provides foreign language services to the government and industry. ManpowerGroup Public Sector provides a full range of language translation solutions for documentation, software, web, and multimedia applications in 150+ language combinations. We provide cutting edge technology solutions to our customers and are looking to grow our team. We are currently seeking a Localization Engineer to support our Language Solutions technical team.

PURPOSE OF POSITION: A Localization Engineer within MGPS' Delivery Operations is responsible for supporting natural language processing (NLP) and Data-for-AI engineering production for both Commercial and Secure delivery chains.



  • Simultaneously manage multiple engineering projects of mid-level complexity.
  • Perform technology solutions development and localization/data-for-AI engineering tasks for assigned projects, including (as applicable):
  • Perform testing and monitoring activities, analyze reports, and take specific actions.
  • Fine-tune internal system functions.
  • Plan and guide small to mid-size projects.
  • Provide data on estimates, tasks, and schedules.
  • Maintain and provide system software documentation.
  • Parse, pre- and post-process localizable content.
  • Generate, maintain and optimize training corpora for custom AI model training.
  • Generate and maintain clients' Translation Memories and Terminology Databases, following TM maintenance best practices.
  • Perform Engineering/Functional QA.
  • Track assignments and progress of action items and provide status reports as needed to Project Managers and Senior Managers.
  • Use critical thinking to proactively identify and analyze issues/potential issues affecting quality and scope, and communicate said issues to Senior Managers and Project Managers.
  • Provide constructive feedback on how to improve technology related processes to increase business unit profitability.
  • Take action to prevent or mitigate time delays or increased costs and communicate these actions via status reports or other acceptable methods.
  • Perform a variety of tasks within the MS Office environment (Word, Excel, Project, etc.) and have an advanced understanding of these tools.
  • Have advanced knowledge of software development tools and environments, software localization tools, Computer Aided Translation and Global Content Management tools and their use, NLP and Data-for-AI methods and technologies.


  • Attend internal team meetings.
  • Attend set amount of training courses (mandatory and elective) annually.
  • Work with Project Management and other support services groups (QC, DTP, Studio, etc.) within delivery team.
  • Projects and proposals may require employees to be flexible and work after hours or weekends.

Customer Focus

  • Deliver finalized localization/software engineering project components to the Project Manager in the established format and within the established timeframe and budget.
  • Client contact may be expected at this level, depending on project/program requirements.


  • Ensure compliance with MGPS' Delivery Operations Quality Control procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with MGPS' Delivery Operations Federal Compliance Program.

Cost Control

  • Maintain 80% target utilization consistently.
  • Update timesheets daily.
  • Report per project hours as requested to Senior Management.


  • Bias toward action and initiative to learn and master specific tasks or projects.
  • Ability to support software development, localization engineering, natural language processing (NLP) and Data-for-AI engineering.
  • Localization software skills a plus.
  • Mid-level understanding of software and web development concepts and environments.
  • Mid-level understanding of AI technologies and concepts a plus.
  • Knowledge of Globalization, Internationalization and Localization concepts and trends a plus.
  • Formal knowledge of a foreign language a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with emerging technology and grasp new concepts quickly.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in Language Technology field or minimum 2 years in AI/software/web development field.
  • Desired software/technology expertise includes:
  • Technologies: HTML (4.5), XML, ASP, JS, JSP, PERL, PhP, Flash, Winhelp, CHM, Java Help, Articulate, Regular expressions, Customized DTDs.
  • AI: Neural MT, Computer Vision, Speech-to-Text, Text-to-Speech
  • Development/Design Platforms: Adobe CC (Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), RoboHelp, ABBYY FineReader OCR, Microsoft Translator/Custom Translator NMT, Google Translate/AutoML NMT, Amazon Translate/Active Custom Translation.
  • Eligibility and willingness to process for/receive public trust clearance and possibly other government clearances.

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