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Positions Available at WOLFRAM RESEARCH, INC. Wolfram Research, Inc. is seeking top-quality individuals in a number of areas. We are the developer of Mathematica, a system for doing mathematics, which runs on a range of computers from Macintosh and MS-DOS 386 systems to workstations and supercomputers. We are based in Champaign, Illinois, and currently have about 55 employees, some of whom work from remote locations. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Work on implementation of Mathematica on a variety of computers. There are openings for experts in several different environments. At present, the highest priorities are MacOS, VAX VMS, IBM mainframe systems and supercomputer systems. Requirements: At least two years of systems programming experience; good problem-solving skills and attention to detail. MATHEMATICAL DEVELOPMENT Develop and implement mathematical algorithms, both in C and in the Mathematica language. Current priorities include: numerical analysis, differential equations, and nonlinear optimization. Requirements: Ph.D. in mathematical sciences or equivalent; ability to develop original mathematical algorithms; extensive programming experience. Preferred: Experience with C and very high-level languages. STATISTICS DEVELOPMENT Develop and implement statistical algorithms, primarily in the Mathematica language. Requirements: Ph.D. in statistics or related area; broad knowledge of statistics and its applications; ability to develop original ideas and algorithms in statistics; extensive programming experience. Preferred: Experience with Mathematica or other very high-level languages. GRAPHICS DEVELOPMENT Develop and implement graphics algorithms in both hardware-independent and hardware-dependent code. Special code for real-time graphics on various high-end graphics workstations is needed. Requirements: Extensive experience with graphics programming on a variety of computer systems; ability to interact effectively with hardware vendors; availability for travel. Preferred: Documentation and graphic design skills. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION Administer a network that includes at least one of nearly every personal computer and workstation on the market. Requirements: At least two years of UNIX systems programming experience; good organizational skills. USER SUPPORT Provide support to Mathematica users, primarily by electronic mail and telephone. Requirments: B.S. or equivalent; good mathematical skills; experience with a variety of computer software and hardware systems; good problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills. Preferred: Experience with Mathematica. Part-time applicants will be considered. SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE Identify, document and track bugs. Coordinate software testing activities. (Reports to Manager of User Support.) Requirements: B.S. or equivalent; good organizational skills and attention to detail; mathematical knowledge; experience with UNIX systems. SOFTWARE PROJECT COORDINATION Schedule and coordinate major software projects and releases. Involves extensive interaction with company management, technical, and manufacturing staff, as well as computer manufacturers. Requirements: B.S. or equivalent; significant experience with UNIX; familiarity with a wide range of computer systems from personal computers to supercomputers; two years of programming experience; a balance of technical and administrative ability; good interpersonal skills. Preferred: Experience with a large software project. TECHNICAL SALES Present Mathematica sales programs, both by telephone and at customer sites, to corporate and university customers. Requirements: B.S. or equivalent; knowledge of applied mathematics; familiarity with a wide range of computer systems; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; availability for travel. Preferred: Two years of work experience in computer industry; two years of sales experience. TECHNICAL SALES SUPPORT Explain aspects of Mathematica to potential customers, primarily by telephone. Requirements: B.S. or equivalent; knowledge of applied mathematics; experience with a variety of computer systems; excellent verbal skills. Preferred: Sales experience. Send resume to: Amy Visentin Wolfram Research, Inc. 201 W. Springfield Ave., 5th floor P.O. Box 6059 Champaign, IL 61826 217-398-0700 fax: 217-398-0747 or send Email to: resumes at wri.com or resumes%wri.com at uunet 3/24/89