Quality Assurance Engineer (Independent Contractor)—Bhubaneswar, India

Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India | Consulting Opportunities | Full-time

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Job title:  Quality Assurance Engineer

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and Wolfram Language, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Quality Assurance Engineer to be part of its Wolfram Technical Consulting department.

The Technical Consulting team leverages the power of Wolfram technologies and the expertise of its highly skilled team members to execute project work and create custom software applications and workflow solutions for Wolfram customers. The Quality Assurance Engineer supports these efforts by evaluating and ensuring the quality of custom applications in all their parts and aspects during their development.

The company
Wolfram is a multinational company headquartered in the United States. By joining Wolfram, you will gain unique experience working with high-quality global teams from the best universities around the world. Our company provides diverse projects and opportunities for career growth.

Responsibilities

  • Creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured custom test plans and test cases
  • Estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating testing activities
  • Designing, developing and executing automation scripts using Wolfram technologies as well as open source tools
  • Identifying, recording, documenting thoroughly and tracking application and technology issues
  • Performing thorough regression testing when issues are resolved
  • Working closely with application developers to improve custom applications
  • Recommending product and technology improvements to enhance user experience
  • Developing and tracking application-specific quality assurance metrics
  • Maintaining updated knowledge of industry trends and advancements

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics or a related technical or quantitative field
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects
  • Great team player and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision

Preferred qualifications

  • Familiarity with Wolfram Language
  • Strong knowledge of various operating systems, including Linux and Microsoft Windows
  • High proficiency in computer technology and various programming languages
  • Hands-on experience with software engineering tools and issue tracking systems
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing
  • Understanding of best software engineering practices and the full software development life cycle

Location: Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Job type: Full time (40 hours per week)/Independent Contractor
Salary:  Dependent on location, candidate’s background and experience
Reporting to: Director of Wolfram Technical Consulting

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