Senior Technical Documentation Translator in Fintech, English-German 

Location: Warsaw, PL

Who we are


For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,800+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, education, professional experience, ages, and backgrounds in general.

SimCorp is an independent subsidiary of the Deutsche Börse Group. Following the recent merger with Axioma, we leverage the combined strength of our brands to provide an industry-leading, full, front-to-back offering for our clients.

SimCorp is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees, so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients. While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not just optional, it is essential.


Why this role is important to us


SimCorp’s team of passionate technical writers is committed to creating high-quality, user-centric documentation for our investment management solutions and services. The team continuously develops and improves its own content management policies and procedures. Their output is the main source for your work as our new Senior Technical Documentation Translator. Their supportive team spirit will ensure that you get help and information as needed.

You will be working across our agile software development teams and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to gather information in order to complete the system translations. The development teams and the user documentation team are located in Denmark, Ukraine, UK and Germany. You will be working in a truly international environment with virtual collaboration.


What you will be responsible for

  • Taking over responsibility and ownership of translations from English into German
  • Translating user assistance documentation for international financial professionals, for example user manuals, context-sensitive help, tooltips, and GUI labels
  • Applying translation tools effectively
  • Collaborating with software engineers and technical writers to plan and manage documentation deliverables
  • Keeping the content of existing translated documents up to date and checking the builds for errors
  • Completing translations in line with the release cycle (4 releases per year)
  • Finding solutions if technical issues arise with the different programs used

What we value

Most importantly, you can see yourself contributing and thriving in the position described above. How you gained the skills needed for doing that is less important. We expect you to excel at several of the following skills and be able to - and interested in - learning the rest.

  • Excellent written and oral language skills in German (C1) and fluency in English
  • Several years relevant work experience as a translator or technical writer in the financial industry, a software development organisation or translation agency
  • Experience with MadCap Flare and Trados (SDL) or similar documentation and translation programs
  • Open to IT-related matters in connection with documentation and in-house developed programs
  • An autonomous and accurate approach in your work
  • Knowledge about AI applied in translations would be a plus
  • If you join us as our new Senior Technical Documentation Translator, we will:
  • Pair you with an experienced translator to support your onboarding
  • Empower you to take over the translations on your own responsibility
  • Show you how to succeed with our sophisticated content management tool chain
  • Support your professional development and foster your curiosity
  • Enrol you to our comprehensive introduction program for new joiners including part of the SimCorp Dimension® Academy, an introduction to our world-class solution

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work from home (hybrid model: 1 day per week at the office / 20% during the year)
  • Private medical care (Medicover)
  • Sharing the costs of sports activities (Multisport Card)
  • Life insurance
  • Possibility to develop your career in an international environment
  • Professional training and courses
  • German and English language classes
  • Integration events and charity projects  

In addition, we provide a good work and life balance and opportunities for professional development: there is never just only one route - we offer an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take. Visit our career pages to learn more about working at SimCorp: www.simcorp.com/career

Next steps 

Please click below to apply or contact Rita Jeziorowski on rita.jeziorowski@simcorp.com to learn more about the vacancy and what SimCorp offers regarding salary, benefits and perks.

Please note only applications sent through our system will be processed. Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your CV in English as soon as possible. If you are interested in being a part of SimCorp but are not sure this role is the right fit, submit your CV anyway. SimCorp is on an exciting growth journey, and our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to help you discover the right role for you. The approximate time to consider your CV is three weeks.

We are eager to continually improve our talent acquisition process and make everyone’s experience positive and valuable. Therefore, during the process we will ask you to provide your feedback, which is highly appreciated  
  
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