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Jobs at Wolfram Reseearch, Inc.

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  • Subject: Jobs at Wolfram Reseearch, Inc.
  • From: sueann at wri.com
  • Date: Wed, 29 Mar 89 13:05:11 CST

                       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




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