Sr. Globalization Engineer

Fremont, California
13 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

The Globalization Engineer will be responsible for helping our development teams globalize our applications. You will apply your strong technical background and deep experience in software globalization to establish the architecture, processes, and tools necessary to localize Tesla Motors applications. You will also participate and evangelize best practices for software internationalization and localization across cross-functional technical departments.


We look for proactive individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. People able to change direction quickly, and are eager to learn new technologies. In this role you will collaborate with several engineering teams (software engineers, QA, and product managers). Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must. We look for people that can prioritize, multi-task, and deliver.

The ideal candidate will have experience in globalizing enterprise applications across regions. They also should have experience and desire building automation tools for translation and testing of localized applications.

This role combines technical, product and globalization expertise.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 5+ years of software development experience on enterprise (server-client) systems
  • Experience with international product architecture and design
  • 2+ years of on software internationalization development in the following: .Net framework, SQL server, java, javascript, XML
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of I18N and L10N processes
  • 2+ years of experience on industry standard localization tools (WorldServer, WorldServer APIs TRADOS, translation memories, term databases(TD) workflows, etc.).
  • Solid experience with REST API
  • Experience debugging software localization issues that arise in dealing with language-specific character encodings and varied file formats
  • Integrate build tools and process with our Localization Engine
  • Past experience and/or strong passion in building global websites and apps
  • Working on several parallel projects
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to provide technical influence and guidance across multiple cross-functional groups
  • Ability to prioritize and work fast and efficiently.
  • Must be flexible, patient.
  • Secondary language skills a plus

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