Jan 30, 2020

Software Engineer in Test - Database Toolbox (21800-BHAM)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Natick, MA, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description



Are you excited about databases? Do you love writing code in MATLAB? Do you have a knack for finding software bugs? If so, this could be the job for you.

We're looking for a Software Engineer in Test to own qualification of theDatabase Toolbox. This engineer will develop automated test suites and conduct hands-on testing for the Database Toolbox. In addition, the engineer will serve as an advocate for software quality and will assist in the development of testing strategies for new and legacy products. The engineer will participate in projects from their early design stages and play a critical role in driving them to final product release. This engineer will be part of the larger Computation Finance Quality Engineering team and work closely with peers supportingthe Spreadsheet Link, Econometrics, Financial, Financial Instruments, Trading, and Risk Management Toolboxes.


  • Providing feedback about plans for product and tool development
  • Developing test strategies and procedures for new product features
  • Writing test suites for new features using primarily MATLAB and C++
  • Interactively trying out new features early in development to find bugs across multiple platforms (UNIX/MAC/PC, MATLAB Online, MATLAB Mobile, etc.)
  • Detecting, reporting, investigating, triaging, and tracking detected bugs using our bug tracking system
  • Working closely with our cross-functional engineering teams including Quality Engineering, Development, Usability, and Documentation


  • Computer Science, or related degree preferred
  • Programming experience in MATLAB and C++
  • Oracle, MySQL, SQLServer, MongoDB or other database programming experience
  • Familiarity with ODBC and JDBC interfaces
  • Object-oriented programming experience

Nice to Have:

  • 1-2 years' experience with quality engineering and the software development lifecycle
  • Experience with software testing
  • Programming experience in JavaScript
  • Advanced coursework or experience in financial modeling or analysis

Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.
The MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.MathWorks participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.



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