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8 Jan 2021

Full-Time Localization Specialist

Accuray Inc. – Posted by Accuray Inc. Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Job Description

Give hope. Give health. Make your mark in the fight against cancer.

At Accuray, we make a direct and powerful impact on the lives of cancer patients every day — helping them live longer, better lives. But our commitment to innovation offers a truly unique opportunity: the chance to change the fight against cancer — helping to develop, introduce and support new treatment delivery systems and software that will give new hope and new health to cancer patients and cancer survivors around the world

Accuray develops, manufactures and sells radiotherapy systems that make cancer treatments shorter, safer, personalized and more effective, ultimately enabling patients to live longer, better lives. Our radiation treatment delivery systems in combination with fully-integrated software solutions set the industry standard for precision and cover the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery procedures.

Job Description


The Localization Specialist is the primary coordinator of corporate localization and translation services and processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows established processes and standards.
  • Ensures the quality and accuracy of localization and related processes.
  • Complies with regulatory standards.
  • Coordinates information for multiple projects.
  • Ensures documentation localization is completed per project schedules.
  • Contributes to team standards, including: style guides, vocabularies, process improvements, information models, document design, content and reuse plans, annotated topic lists, etc.
  • Ensures safety issues related to the use of Accuray products are researched and addressed.


a. Required

  • 3-5 years of experience localizing technical documentation.
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage many translation and review project in different states of completion simultaneously.
  • Aptitude to quickly learn complex technology and software applications.
  • Ability to work independently with some guidance, follow instructions, and update the team on progress; proactively ask questions, raise issues, and follow up to resolve them.
  • Experience with SDL Trados, XTM, XLIFF as well as XML based content workflows
  • Experience with improving SOPs and WIs in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience with supplier business transactions, bid/quoting, file transfers, 3rd party Q/A, invoicing, etc.
  • Proficient use of common Microsoft Office applications.

b. Preferred or Desired

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience as a translator and possesses multilingual competencies in a technical setting.
  • Experience with complex Capital Medical Devices.
  • Experience with ISO 17100 and other relevant Localization QA processes/standards

To qualify for this position, candidates must be able to furnish proof that they are authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

EEO Statement

At Accuray Our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top — and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin – including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How to Apply

Please apply via the provided Workday link.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 74 days.

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