Software Developer in Test

Champaign, IL, USA | Career Opportunities | Full-time | Allows remote

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Software Developer in Test to be part of its Quality Assurance department. A successful candidate for this team will have the ability to be flexible and productive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Leading testing and test automation efforts in Wolfram's web and mobile products
  • Performing manual testing of new features to verify functionality and conformity to design, and to ensure effective utility to end users
  • Studying and critically analyzing design/functionality specifications to identify issues, suggest improvements and report bugs
  • Promptly updating bug reports when necessary, and assisting developers with reproduction and understanding of bugs
  • Designing, implementing and maintaining tests/methodologies/processes in test automation suite
  • Building internal tools and documentation
  • Discovering and reporting regressions through regular execution of test automation suite and through manual testing
  • Retesting fixed bugs to confirm that the incorrect behavior has been fixed without introducing new regressions
  • Cultivating collaboration with developers, managers and fellow testers to optimize testing efficiency and ensure comprehensive testing coverage
  • Providing QA support during the push of new or updated products to the public
  • Developing and maintaining an understanding of modern testing tools and trends available to improve the existing test automation and processes


  • Proficiency in Java is required
  • Experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience in automating tasks using shell scripting
  • Familiar with the Wolfram Language
  • Experience in Selenium or other test-automation frameworks
  • Familiar with continuous integration (CI) tools like Jenkins or TeamCity
  • Familiar with performance and load-testing tools
  • Familiar with project-tracking tools like JIRA
  • Great attention to detail
  • Genuine interest and appreciation in improving quality of products
  • Good oral and written communication skills are a must
  • Ability to learn and research new concepts, ideas and technologies quickly
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics or a related technical or quantitative field

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.