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Quality Engineer - Web Services

US-MA-Natick (Related locations: Framingham, Worcester, Metro West, Boston, Massachusetts, New England)
Job Function:
Quality Engineering
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Job Summary

As a Web Services Quality Engineer you will engage early in the software development process, influencing requirements specifications, attending usability sessions, and discussing software design and testability with software engineers, to ensure high quality of our software. You will act as a liaison for quality issues, develop written technical test plans, create and run specific test scenarios, and develop automated test suites. In addition, you will help identify, document and implement improvement in both systems and processes.


  • Design and develop test plans based upon functional and design specifications.
  • Develop test harnesses for web GUI testing.
  • Create and maintain automated test suites.
  • Participate actively in functional, system and regression testing activities.
  • Analyze and report bugs, and work with software engineers to resolve them.
  • Participate in all aspects of product development and design.
  • Perform hands-on testing of externally facing web applications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience, or a master's degree, or a PhD degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Programming experience in multiple languages (preferably Ruby and/or Java)
  • Proficiency in SQL and database concepts
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as JUnit, RSpec and Cucumber
  • Automated GUI testing experience, including use of third party tools(e.g. Selenium, QTP, Silktest)
  • Experience with N-tier web application testing
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficiency in industry standard Quality Engineering methodologies
  • Ability to multi-task, triage issues, and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Web Logic or Apache a plus
  • Experience with business applications including commercial CRM/Siebel systems a plus

Why MathWorks?

It’s the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It’s contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it’s being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing – for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 2800 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.