Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Champaign, Illinois, United States | 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 Quality Assurance Engineer to be a part of its Quality Assurance department. A successful candidate will be part of the QA team for Wolfram products to assure that quality standards are consistently met for all new releases. An ideal candidate would be inquisitive, enjoy working on multiple projects simultaneously, have a keen attention to detail and have creative, out-of-the-box thinking. This position requires strong communication skills for interaction with cross-functional teams and the ability to look at the same problem from different perspectives.


  • Be responsible for several core kernel algorithmic areas such as neural networks, statistics, core language and symbolic tensors
  • Develop, maintain and improve software quality assurance procedures and tools
  • Review features to determine the testing approach and create comprehensive software quality assurance test plans
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure that the testing requirements are clear and the test plan is thorough
  • Evaluate and recommend manual and automated test tools, techniques and methodologies
  • Update and supplement existing test cases by comprehensively testing new features added to the Wolfram Language
  • File, verify and close bugs found during the testing of active features and the review of automated regression test results
  • Assist during release cycles by providing software build verification for release candidates
  • Assist technical support by answering specific questions as and when required


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics or a related technical or quantitative field
  • Experience in C, C++ or other major programming languages
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with different operating systems, including Linux

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with the following programming languages: the Wolfram Language, Java and Python
  • Experience in source control systems such as Git, Stash and CVS
  • Experience working in Workbench/Eclipse or other IDE development tools
  • Experience using project tracking tools such as Jira
  • Experience in software development cycles and testing methodologies

Location: Champaign, Illinois or Remote 

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.