Wolfram Research, Inc. Quality Assurance Engineer - Wolfram|Alpha Japanese in Champaign, Illinois
Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Quality Engineer fluent in Japanese to join its Quality Assurance department. A successful candidate would be part of the QA team for Wolfram|Alpha to ensure that current standards are consistently met and each new release raises the bar of quality.
An ideal candidate would be inquisitive, enjoy working on multiple projects simultaneously, have keen attention to detail, have experience with technical and/or scientific Japanese and be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker. This position requires the candidate to have strong communication skills in both English and Japanese for interaction with cross-functional teams while also possessing the ability to look at the same problem from different perspectives.
Filing, verifying and closing bugs found during testing or during the regression analysis phase
Utilizing a custom bug-reporting system to ensure the correct developer is assigned to each task
Updating and supplementing existing test cases by comprehensively testing new features added for Wolfram Language test execution and review
Verifying fixes are in place
Developing, maintaining and proving software quality assurance procedures and tools
Reviewing features to determine testing approaches, and creating comprehensive software quality assurance test plans
Planning and estimating test development cycles, in coordination with the software quality assurance manager and developers
Collaborating with developers to ensure that the testing requirements are clear and the test plan is thorough
Evaluating and recommending manual and automated test tools, techniques and methodologies
Fluent Japanese and English written and oral communication skills
Experience in technical and/or scientific Japanese
Familiarity with different operating systems, including Linux
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics or a related technical or quantitative field
Experience with 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 using build and deployment tools such as Jenkins
Experience in software development cycles 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.