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2018 is a year of growth at Iconic and we’re looking to add some new talent to our young, multi-national, multi-lingual team! We have a number of exciting openings across our sales teams. If you are interested in joining a young team at the forefront of developing cutting-edge translation technology that is helping companies across the world to communicate, check out the open positions below.

» Marketing Manager NEW!
» Business Development Manager (UK) NEW!
» Java Software Developer (filled)
» Java Technical Lead (filled)
» MT Scientist / Computational Linguist (filled)
» Sales and Marketing Associate (filled)
» Software Developer (Java) (filled)
» Technical Project Manager (filled)
» Quality Control Analyst (filled)

Click on the job title above for more information and, if you’re interested in either of these roles, contact careers@iconictranslation.com with the job title in the subject line, and include your CV and a note as to why you’d like to work with us. We’ll get back to you ASAP.

Aside from these positions, we’re always interested to hear from people who are enthusiastic about language technology so if you think you’d be a good fit in Iconic, drop us a mail.

Current Openings

In this exciting role, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for full spectrum brand and product marketing at Iconic. The successful candidate will be fully versed in modern digital marketing techniques and systems, and will build upon and enhance our existing position in the industry. The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO and will work closely with our sales teams, particularly in terms of new lead generation. You will initially have one direct report, with further growth of the Marketing team foreseen in line with growth of the company.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement company marketing strategy and plans, and manage company marketing budget in line with company objectives.
  • Create a consistent brand and market messaging strategy, including USP, value proposition and differentiation strategy.
  • Develop, implement and manage inbound and outbound marketing strategies to optimize website and online content, attract visitors and convert them to leads.
  • Work with the company sales teams to ensure effective communication of all marketing campaigns, including lead generation activities (email, direct marketing, digital marketing, webinars, events, etc.)
  • Establish and implement marketing performance reporting, including analytics, campaign metrics, and dashboards across all marketing channels.
  • Undertake market analysis and detailed research of both geographic and product markets, including sales and positioning.
  • Manage the creation of sales tools and product collateral, including presentations, white papers, webinars, scripts and other documentation as needed.
  • Develop and manage a social media communications strategy for the company.
Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrable experience (5+ years) in Information Technology/Saas or Cloud Services product marketing.
  • Campaign management experience in Inbound Marketing or Internet business in a fast paced B2B environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to show lead growth, and pipeline development for enterprise markets.
  • Experience managing/coordinating all aspects of a project lifecycle for multiple projects simultaneously with individual schedules.
  • Strong technical aptitude, and must be well versed in current marketing trends, best practices, and reporting.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, plan, and organize activities.
  • Strong analytical mindset with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate and present effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Strong team player with ability to build internal networks to accomplish goals through collaboration with resources across multiple teams and within tight deadlines.
  • We’re global, and visit a lot of international events and trade fairs, so a willingness for occasional travel will be required.
  • Education to Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s level in Marketing, Communications or Business, or a related field or equivalent experience.
About Iconic and this role

Iconic Translation Machines Ltd. is a leading provider of language translation software and services based in Dublin, Ireland. Our cutting-edge Neural Machine Translation software empowers the world’s largest corporations, law firms and government organisations to reach a global audience in any language.

We translate hundreds of millions of words each year across more than 50 languages and we want to do more. It’s a particularly exciting time to be working with translation software given the advent of Neural Machine Translation – our new AI driven MT technology. As the technology scales and grows, so does our client base, and we want you to help us grow it faster!

Please submit a CV and cover letter via one of the links below – No recruiters please!

Apply via LinkedIn

Apply Directly

In this direct sales role, we’re looking for a Business Development Manager who will build brand loyalty and drive revenue by developing and growing relationships with law firms and e-discovery practitioners across global markets. As the company’s key point of contact with clients, you will provide strategic guidance on Iconic’s automated translation solutions for the e-discovery market.

Candidates must be confident and highly self-motivated hunters who are able to gain credibility with our clients. The role will include full sales cycle activity, from undertaking initial background research and prospecting, to arranging appointments in order to identify the prospect’s needs, demonstrating Iconic’s software capabilities, through to closing the sale.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Research, identify, and target senior decision-makers in mid / large-level legal and e-discovery organisations within your territory.
  • Establish contact and conduct high-level conversations with these senior level executives, articulating the business value proposition.
  • Bring these new prospects to product demonstration stage.
  • Demonstrate Iconic’s product offerings, including integrated Relativity apps, and from there move the prospect through the sales funnel to closed-won, all the time applying an understanding of customer needs.
  • Develop and maintain a solid and sustainable pipeline of qualified new-business revenue opportunities of significant recurring revenue value.
  • Meet activity metrics for calls, follow up on leads, demos completed, and opportunities created.
  • Manage and maintain accurate contact, opportunities and account information within CRM (PipeDrive).
  • Consistently achieve and exceed monthly and quarterly targets.
  • Attend and network at conferences.
Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrable experience (5+ years) selling software solutions or services, with a proven sales track record of achieving targets, goals, and objectives over a monthly, quarterly and annual basis (experience in the legal/e-discovery industry a big plus).
  • Demonstrate previous new business sales success of a similar nature.
  • A mix of internal sales and proven face to face client relationship skills required.
  • Experience with Relativity and/or other document review platforms, and familiarity with the EDRM would be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to develop and manage pipeline and forecasts with solid history of revenue achievement.
  • The ideal candidate will have high energy, ambition, resilience, persistence and a competitive streak – a driven individual, with a high level of commitment and passion for achieving high levels of service excellence.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, plan, and organize the sales activity.
  • Strong analytical mindset with excellent problem-solving skills. Strong technical aptitude.
  • A focus on exceeding customer expectations.
  • An ability to work under pressure in a target-driven environment.
  • A willingness to travel.
  • Education to Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s level.

This is a remote role, based out of UK/London, with working space provided. Ireland-based candidates will be considered.

About Iconic and this role

Iconic Translation Machines Ltd. is a leading provider of language translation software and services based in Dublin, Ireland. Our e-discovery machine translation software empowers law firms and e-discovery practitioners to translate vast amounts of foreign-language ESI quickly, securely and effectively.

We translate hundreds of millions of words each year and we want to do more. It’s a particularly exciting time to be working with translation software given the advent of Neural Machine Translation – our new AI driven MT technology. As the technology scales and grows, so does our client base, and we want you to help us grow it faster!

Please submit a CV and cover letter via one of the links below – No recruiters please!

Apply via LinkedIn

Apply Directly

We’re looking for an experienced Java technical lead to join our team at Iconic Translation Machines, a well-funded, stable young company growing out of Dublin. The role will centre around building out the next generation of our on-demand cloud-based machine translation platform. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the design and development of a scalable architecture to meet the needs of our growing customer base. The role will be extremely hands-on, with a high level of autonomy required. Candidates must be effective communicators who feel comfortable liaising with senior management and giving direction to an existing development team.

Skills and experience
  • 8+ years commercial experience
  • MSc in Computer Science
  • Java Spring
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc.)
  • Docker
  • MySql
  • System architecture and design
  • Agile methodologies
  • Leading, managing, mentoring development teams
About Iconic and this role

Iconic Translation Machines is a leading machine translation software and solutions provider who specialise in custom solutions tailored with subject matter expertise for specific industry sectors including eDiscovery, legal, life sciences, and financial services. Iconic is the MT partner of choice for some of the world’s largest translation companies, information providers, and government and enterprise organisations, helping them to translate more content, more accurately and in less time.

We translate hundreds of millions of words each year and we’re now looking to grow out our engineering team to help us scale our engine building and translation processes. This is a particularly exciting development with the advent of Neural Machine Translation – our new AI driven MT technology running on high-end GPUs. Scaling efficiently and effectively has never been more important and we want you to help us!

Please submit a CV, cover letter, and link to GitHub/repository with examples of your projects below – No recruiters please!

Apply now

We’re looking for a strong Java software developer to join our team at Iconic Translation Machines, a well-funded, stable young company growing out of Dublin. The role will centre around building out the next generation of our on-demand cloud-based machine translation platform. The successful candidate will be involved in designing and developing a scalable architecture to meet the needs of our growing customer base and in the maintenance of existing software. The role will be extremely hands-on with a high level of autonomy required. Candidates must be effective communicators who feel comfortable liaising with senior management and the existing development team.

Skills and experience
  • 3+ years commercial experience
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Java Spring
  • REST architecture
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, etc.)
  • MySql
  • Front-end development experience
About Iconic and this role

Iconic Translation Machines is a leading machine translation software and solutions provider who specialise in custom solutions tailored with subject matter expertise for specific industry sectors including eDiscovery, legal, life sciences, and financial services. Iconic is the MT partner of choice for some of the world’s largest translation companies, information providers, and government and enterprise organisations, helping them to translate more content, more accurately and in less time

We translate hundreds of millions of words each year and we’re now looking to grow out our engineering team to help us scale our engine building and translation processes. This is a particularly exciting development with the advent of Neural Machine Translation – our new AI driven MT technology running on high-end GPUs. Scaling efficiently and effectively has never been more important and we want you to help us!

Please submit a CV, cover letter, and link to GitHub/repository with examples of your projects below – No recruiters please!

Apply now

Updated: February 2017 – We’re looking for a machine translation expert to join our growing language technology team and work on cutting-edge machine translation and natural language solutions. Over the course of the last number of years, we’ve built a state-of-the-art platform for developing MT engines across a variety of complex language pairs and domains. With a growing client base and an ambitious product roadmap for this year and beyond, it’s now time to bring things to the next level (Neural MT anyone?)

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in the practical application of machine translation and language technology to solve real-world challenges. It’s ideal for someone who has a strong grounding in NLP but is willing to learn and try new things in a young, energetic, start-up environment based in beautiful Dublin, Ireland.

The best aspect of this role is that it’s never dull! You will never be stuck working on the same task constantly because we are always working with new clients on new data, interesting languages, and wide-ranging domains. It is a fantastic opportunity to both refine and broaden your skillset to try out new techniques, and implement established processes that will be used by our clients to translate hundreds of millions of words each year.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Stay up to date with latest advances in NLP research related to machine translation
    • Neural MT / deep learning
    • Online learning / incremental retraining
    • Quality estimation and evaluation
  • Develop processes and techniques to improve our existing translation architecture including:
    • Language specific techniques e.g. morphological analysis, syntax-based approaches
    • Data selection, domain adaptation, and deep learning
    • Language identification, multilingual optical character recognition, and more
  • Explore best practices when developing translation solutions and engines for new language pairs, domains, and content types
  • Work with the software engineering team to turn research techniques into practical commercial solutions
  • Work on broader considerations of practical machine translation use, e.g. file processing, tag handling, data cleaning, and translation efficiency
  • Lead the implementation of end-to-end projects for new clients
Technical Skills and Experience
  • MSc or PhD in Computational Linguistics or similar discipline, and/or relevant commercial experience in the area
  • Strong knowledge of core Natural Language Processing approaches, particularly as relates to Machine Translation, e.g. data-driven approaches, statistical modelling, etc.
  • Hands-on experience working and developing with open source tools such as Moses, Giza++, and other common NLP packages
  • You will be coding. Strong object-oriented programming skills are a must (Java would be a bonus)
  • Hands-on experience working and developing with open source tools such as Moses, Giza++, and other common NLP packages
  • A passion for language technology!

The following skills are not strictly necessary for the role but would be a plus:

  • NLP experience with a language other than English (particularly Asian languages)
  • Familiarity with latest trends in deep learning, artificial intelligence
  • Experience with technologies such as Amazon Web Services (e.g. EC2), relational databases (e.g. MySQL)
  • Familiarity with tools and processes in a translation workflow such as, CAT tools, post-editing, and translation evaluation

Apply now

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing high tech start up company in Dublin that is expanding rapidly into global markets. With key clients spanning Europe, Asia and America, we are an automated translation software and solutions provider who specialise in custom solutions for sectors including legal, life sciences and financial services. We are looking for an innovative self-starter marketer who seeks to grow and develop with our dynamic multi-cultural company as it expands.

This is a unique opportunity for an up and coming sales and marketing professional as you will be able to contribute to and gain new experience across multiple functions, including digital marketing, marketing communications, and business development and sales support. The successful candidate will be motivated, driven and enthusiastic about taking on new projects from scratch. This role reports to the Head of Business Development.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Marketing communications. Develop strategic content and create marketing campaigns, brochures, sales presentations, case studies, mail shots, press releases, and webinars. Maintain brand guidelines and organise materials for events, exhibitions, and conferences.
  • Digital marketing. Plan and execute PPC and SEO campaigns to grow traffic and generate sales leads. Maintain and update online assets, including websites, blogs, and social media accounts.
  • Business development and sales support. Ensure smooth execution of all sales initiatives. Work to identify appropriate target customer lists. Log and maintain all contacts into CRM system. Follow up on leads as required. May include some client-facing engagement and overseas travel over time as the role matures.
  • Administration support. Support administration tasks for all sales and marketing activities, including event registrations, logistics bookings, marketing collateral preparation, etc.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Degree-level education in business, sales, or marketing studies.
  • 3 – 8 years of practical experience in a sales and marketing environment.
  • Strong English writing skills – native or bilingual proficiency (ILR Level 5).
  • Creative with a real aptitude for content creation, and innovative ideas.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in liaising with external clients and stakeholders.
  • Well organised, analytical and capable of planning out and executing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong ability to multi-task across many different tasks simultaneously and to meet deadlines.
  • Flexible in switching focus of projects to adapt to changes in business direction with a growing and evolving company.
  • Strong team player, capable of working in a small team.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy and consistency.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and, PowerPoint.

The following skills are not strictly necessary for the role but would be a plus (you’ll end up learning all about them anyway!):

  • A strong collection of writing, content campaigns, or other creative projects from previous employment.
  • Knowledge of the translation and localisation industry.
  • Good understanding of the sales cycle including lead nurturing.
  • Working knowledge of SEO.
  • Practical experience in Google Analytics and Google Adwords.
  • Experience with WordPress, Mailchimp, and Pipedrive CRM.
  • Knowledge of HTML.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the EU. Please include a copy of your CV with your application and note telling us why you want to work with Iconic!

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We’re looking for a talented developer to work on our state-of-the-art Ensemble Architecture™ and help develop the framework through which our Machine Translation solutions are delivered to the end user.

The most exciting aspect of this role is that you will be working with the latest advances from leading research to develop and ship cutting-edge technology! We are looking for a software developer who will be responsible for the maintenance of our existing web services and architecture, and who will work closely with our Language Technology Team to develop, test, and deploy new features. The ideal candidate for this role will be motivated, driven, and enthusiastic about developing real-word applications that are used to translate hundreds of millions of words across dozens of languages each year.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Maintain and improve existing services such as our translation API, web translation application, and plugins
  • Work closely with our Language Technology Team on the deployment of Machine Translation engines and the upkeep of our cloud-based services
  • Work on our product roadmap to develop new features and applications to improve the delivery, accessibility, and efficiency of our solutions
  • Become a key member of our customer success initiative to react quickly to technical issues with our clients
Technical Skills and Experience
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Significant experience working with Java, including practical understanding of advanced Java features such as reflection, collection, threads, and string manipulation
  • Excellent knowledge of the Spring Framework, especially MVC
  • Good knowledge of client-server architectures, web services (REST), and data exchange formats (JSON/XML)
  • Good knowledge of front-end web technologies (JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, jQuery, HTML, CSS, etc.)
  • Experience with tools such as Maven, Git, and Amazon Web Services
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix and comfortable working on the command line

The following skills are not strictly necessary for the role but would be a plus (you’ll end up learning all about them anyway!):

  • Any experience with language technology (machine translation, speech recognition) would be a plus
  • Understanding of multithreading/concurrent applications
  • Familiarity with tools/applications like Tomcat, Akka, Hibernate/MyIbatis
  • Knowledge of relational databases (e.g. MySQL)
  • Systems administration experience
  • Experience with text processing and manipulation
  • Knowledge of a second language would be a bonus (especially German, Japanese, Chinese, or Korean)
  • A passion for learning and exploring new applications of technology

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Do you want to become a crucial member of our operations and help manage some of our largest projects? We are looking for an excellent project manager with technical experience to ensure successful delivery of multiple, concurrent projects with key clients on schedule, on budget, and above and beyond quality expectations.

One of the best aspects of this role is that faces both inwards and outwards. The successful candidate will obviously work closely with our technical team to make sure project deliverables are up to scratch. However, the technical project manager will also be a key customer-facing role, accounting for the end-to-end delivery and implementation of solutions to our clients.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the customer and/or product owners to understand project requirements and priorities.
  • Work closely with our Language Technology and Software Engineering teams to ensure that our development efforts are aligned with the customer needs.
  • Drive the execution of project planning, monitor performance of all aspects of the project in conjunction with the Quality Control team, and resolve issues or escalate as required.
  • Co-ordinate and communicate with the project team and all of the stakeholders on project progression and status.
  • Contribute to Iconic’s reputation for delivering top class products and services that our customers have come to expect!
Skills and Experience
  • Strong track record of experience managing technical projects across various lifecycle stages, from conception to delivery.
  • Familiarity and experience applying PMBOK standards would be welcomed.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interfacing with both internal teams and external clients.
    - including previous experience in customer facing roles.

  • Software development / engineering experience is desirable.
  • Familiarity with language technology such as machine translation, and experience in localization, would be a plus.
  • Full professional proficiency in English is a must.

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team and make a vital contribution to some of our largest projects. We are looking for a quality control analyst with an IT and/or language background to ensure our projects are delivered to the highest standards possible, as our clients have come to expect.

This is an entry-level position reporting to the technical project manager designed to give a recent graduate a foot on the ladder towards a career in QA/testing. It’s a great opportunity to grow with the company, and the successful candidate will work closely with our technical team to ensure that all deliverables returned to our clients meet the strict quality criteria established for specific projects. They will also be strongly involved in helping to refine and improving internal project workflows and processes.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the project management team to understand project requirements, processes, and quality standards.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of test plans and test cases, including the use of tools to automate the quality control process.
  • Hands on work with project deliverables to identify issues/anomalies, investigate their cause, and document and track issues.
  • Contribute to the QA process and recommend improvements or corrections to the software development and language technology teams.
  • Expected to undertake other duties form time to time.
Skills and Experience
  • IT qualification or relevant working experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and a very strong attention to detail.
  • Experience handling multiple and varied file formats incl. MS Office, XML, PDF.
  • Hands on approach with a “can do” attitude and a commitment to learn and develop professionally.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and excellent communication skills.
  • Professional proficiency in English.
  • Familiarity with German, while not necessary, would be a plus.

Apply now

Contact Us

Again, if you’re interested in either of these roles or have something else you could offer our team, contact careers@iconictranslation.com with your CV and a note as to why you’d like to work with us, and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

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