Wolfram Research is hiring a

Quality Assurance Engineer

Champaign, United States

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Quality Assurance Engineer to join its Quality Assurance department. The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for handling all testing for the Wolfram|Alpha application and approval of the underlying engine of the website. A successful candidate will have strong communication skills for interaction with cross-functional teams and have a high attention to detail.


  • Filing, verifying and closing bugs found during testing of active features and reviewing automated regression test results
  • Collaborating with developers to ensure that the testing requirements are clear and the test plan is thorough
  • Updating and supplementing existing test cases by comprehensively testing new features added to Wolfram|Alpha
  • Distributing test run reports internally
  • Developing, maintaining and improving software quality assurance procedures and tools
  • Reviewing features to determine testing approach and creating comprehensive software quality assurance test plans
  • Using Jenkins or other technology stacks to deploy builds to internal servers


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics or a related technical or quantitative field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with different operating systems, including Linux

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with the Wolfram Language and Java
  • Experience in source control systems, such as Git, Stash/Bitbucket and CVS
  • Experience working in Workbench/Eclipse or other IDE development tools
  • Experience using project tracking tools, such as JIRA
  • Experience in software development cycle and testing methodologies

Location: Champaign, Illinois

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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