Apply now »

Country Language Editor - Iceland

City:  Sofia
Job Type:  Regular
Language:  Icelandic

About Akkodis:
Akkodis is a global digital engineering company and Smart Industry leader. Our 50,000 tech experts across 30 countries combine best-in-class technologies and cross industry knowledge to drive purposeful innovation for a more sustainable tomorrow.

With more than 19 years of experience in Bulgaria, we are the most mature Delivery Center of Akkodis. Our over 900 experts deliver technology solutions in IT, Software, Cloud, and Digital fields.

Role Specifics:

If you are fluent in Icelandic and eager to demonstrate your local and cultural knowledge about Iceland in a variety of projects and develop your career in dynamic international teams, learn more about our exciting opportunity. 

In this exciting role, you'll:

  • Analyse geographic and linguistic source data from Iceland ensuring accuracy and relevance
  • Review and provide feedback on geographic data and correct navigation data in Iceland
  • Recommend and implement cartographic improvements based on the local markets enhancing user experience
  • Improvе large datasets together with an international team
  • Research "Point of interests" in local areas
  • Label training data for machine learning of an address parser
  • Review and correct pronunciation of street and place names, and provide suggestions for improvement
  • Act as a local expert to provide guidance and advice to various teams on locally specific characteristics related to geography, road laws or languages

Requirements:

  • In-depth local and cultural knowledge about Iceland and residence in the country for a minimum of 5 years
  • 1-3 years of professional experience in Translation, Journalism, Content Creation, Tourism, Geography, Cartography, or similar
  • Excellent written and communication skills in Icelandic (Grammar, Orthography, Dialects)
  • Professional proficiency in English
  • High attention to detail, strong knowledge of databases search and data analysis
  • Research, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Confident user of word processing and spreadsheet software such as MS Word and MS Excel
  • Degree in Linguistics or other language discipline will be considered an advantage
  • Experience with macOS will be considered an advantage

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Referral bonus program
  • 24 days annual paid leave
  • Additional health insurance (outpatient & hospital medical care, dental care, coverage of dioptric glasses, and more)
  • Free Psychological Counselling via Green Line and on the spot
  • Newborn or newly adopted child bonus
  • Food vouchers - 150 BGN/month
  • Upskilling & reskilling training programs and e-learning hub
  • Recognition awards
  • Sports cards (partially covered by the employer) and company sports initiatives
  • Special company discounts
  • Various social and charity initiatives

United by our passion for talent and technology, we look at the world differently. The future won't wait, it's time to start engineering a smarter future. Are you ready?


Job Segment: Data Analyst, Cloud, User Experience, Linguist, Engineer, Data, Technology, Bilingual, Engineering

Apply now »