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job - Intl Program Mgr for major DB product

From: Mark DeWitt <Mark@TransPacificGroup.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 12:20:31 -0700 (PDT)
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To: www-international@w3.org, unicode@unicode.org
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TPG is an executive search firm in Palo Alto specializing in
Intnl/i18n/l10n related hiring

excellent salary, full benefits, stock and relocation plans included

This is one of the most important Database products in the software industry.

We are seeking a Intnl. Program Manager to be responsible for leading the
way in getting it to many more countries than it is today.

This means re-architecting things to make the i18n and L10n process more easy.
You should probably be a programmer or an ex-programmer with much
experience in i18n/l10n.

You will not be responsible coding the changes directly but rather working
with the engineering teams to map out the work and to make sure things are
delivered on time.

You will work Product Managers/Engeineers at offices around the work to
ensure that Intnl needs are being incorporated into the base product.

This job requires 5-15 years of work experience and strong background in
i18n and or l10n.
Database knowledge would be a huge plus as would knowledge of Windows/NT

Primary responsibilities include:
*  providing interface management between development team/localization
teams (in US, Japan and Dublin);

*  scheduling management of software deliverables, support, test, and analysis;

*  and handling resolution of localization and international coding issues.

*  This includes establishing a stable localization build environment and a
build verification test environment for both the US product and the
localized versions.
( we build localized versions in US and the tools need to be specified and
put in place and this person must work closely with the Build Team )

Additional responsibilities include:
*  driving and executing localizability improvements;

*  driving improved international and localization testing; and

*  defining and prioritizing international product requirements together
with subsidiaries and worldwide Program Managers ( about 40 of these
worldwide in various countries ).

Qualifications should include Š
*  a minimum of 4 years of software experience,

*  database background, and

*  knowledge of development / internationalization issues.

*  Experience in activities such as release and project management, and

*  experience coordinating efforts across groups and divisions required.

*  Software development experience and remarkable diligence required.

*  Fluency in foreign language (s) (German, Japanese) and

*  knowledge of MS Windows localization processes and development practices

*  A degree in Computer Science or related technical equivalent preferred.

Mark DeWitt
The TransPacific Group          (650)327-8801 phone
935 Middlefield Road            (650)327-8802 fax
Palo Alto, CA 94301-3339        Mark@TransPacificGroup.com
Received on Wednesday, 22 October 1997 15:23:38 UTC

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