Application Specialist

Budapest, Hungary

About Chemaxon
Chemaxon is an industry-leading cheminformatics software company helping early-stage drug discovery and chemistry research for more than 20 years. Our clients are top pharmaceutical companies, innovative biotech startups, and leading academic institutions. 
We are agile, innovative and friendly, offering compelling opportunities for frequent collaboration and cross-training with teammates and stakeholders.
We operate internationally, with regional teams based in Budapest (HQ), Prague, Boston, San Diego and Basel (Switzerland), along with distributors in the Asia Pacific. We are in an exciting time of organizational and business growth, so now is the perfect time to join our team! 
About the team

For chemists around the world, Marvin means the top software they would pick to draw, edit or visualize a molecule. Hundreds of thousands of users rely on its chemical intelligence in more than 130 countries. Now, we discover and implement the next generation of chemical editors. Be part of redesigning the way of drawing and the user experience.

We are looking for an enthusiastic chemist with an interest in software testing who would join our cross-functional agile team. You will have the opportunity to ensure the quality of new features, and interactions, use your creative side to write user documentation and contribute to user experience research. You will be welcome to bring your ideas to the table and help us create a world-class product, Marvin Pro. You will be involved in the end-to-end software product and solutions development process, including operations.

About your responsibilities
  • Accountable for testing domain-specific use cases

  • Collaborate with the team to define a testing strategy for the product

  • Create a test plan for specific scenarios (for example molecules, real-life chemical drawing scenarios)

  • Contribute to acceptance criteria for user stories

  • Execute manual tests

  • Collaborate with developers to create automated tests (provide input)

  • Update and maintain documentation (user manuals) of products

  • Provide support in domain related questions to the team, insights on chemists’ workflows

  • Participate in meetings and discussions within the development team, their product group or the company. Contribute to these discussions according to their best knowledge and capabilities.

Experience, skills and knowledge you should bring to us
  • Chemistry background, at least a Bsc degree

  • Excellent level of written and good level of oral English

  • Good communication skills

  • Attention to detail, organized person

  • Tech-savvy mindset, interest in software development, especially in testing

  • Team player attitude

Bonus skills that will help you hit the ground running

  • Experience in using a chemical drawing tool before

  • Experience in industry, specifically knowledge on how software are used

  • Experience in testing or documentation writing

What we offer
  • Hybrid-way of working (8 days/month home office)
  • Private health insurance (Medicover)
  • Generous annual training budget supporting your professional development (off-site training, international conferences, e-books)
  • We work with global Top500 companies (R&D) and leading academic institutions, giving you a chance to gain insights into these dynamically evolving industries.
  • Inspiring working environment - leisure and recreation area, playing corner for children, English lessons, yearly user conference with social programs, innovation days 
  • You will be a valued member of a creative and supportive agile team 
  • Everyday use of English in a multicultural environment
Location: Budapest, Váci Greens Office Park

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How to apply?
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