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Senior Software QA Engineer (Post-processing)

Burlington, MA
United States

Exa Corporation is growing and seeks Senior Software Quality Assurance (SQA) professionals who want to be aligned with excellence, contribute substantially and grow their careers as part of a sophisticated core software development team. We are expanding our unique fluid software simulation technology into new markets in the automotive, aerospace, Formula 1 motorsports, chemical, biomedical, energy, oil and gas, electronics and environmental industries, providing software solutions for engineering customers worldwide.

This is a high visibility, cross functional role with tremendous potential for project ownership and career growth in the building of Exa’s complex simulation applications.

Position Profile:

The Senior Software QA Engineer will support our core simulator software development, and have a pivotal role in the organization with responsibility for the quality of our software. You will interact with the Development, Physics R&D and Application Management teams as a key contributor to product quality. 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Running and analyzing the regression suite on various supported platforms
  • Evaluate product functionality and create Test Plans
  • Manual GUI testing and converting them into automated tests
  • Execute Test Plans and incorporate into the regression suite
  • Analyze other areas of low coverage and enhance the suite to cover them
  • Document all tests and procedures

Required Qualifications/Abilities:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 4+ years Software Quality Assurance experience  
  • Comfortable in a UNIX/Linux and Windows environment
  • Ability to program in Python and UNIX shell scripting
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter who works well independently on assigned tasks and products
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with/leverage Development, Application Management, Product Management and Validation Teams

Additional Optional Skills / Experience:

  • Hands on experience developing/maintaining/automating regression test suites
  • Programming experience in C or C++ a plus


For immediate consideration, please send your resume to with the Job Title: Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer in the Subject line.