Content Specialist / Technical Writer – MATLAB
The MathWorks - Natick, MA

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Do you have a strong aptitude and desire to write about technical topics? Do you have a programming background? Are you experienced in software or systems engineering, and considering a career change? Come join a team at MathWorks that writes online help content for MATLAB users. Help us develop content that shows creative ways to solve technical computing problems in a wide range of applications. Become a part of a multi-disciplinary team and help shape the design of cutting-edge software

  • Write user-focused content that explains key concepts and solutions to our end users
  • Develop examples and tutorials to show how to use our software to solve a variety of technical computing problems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to develop our products
  • Help MathWorks develop next generation online resources
  • Participate in the software development process, review software requirements and functional designs, provide comments and suggest improvements
  • Identify missing topics and fill gaps in existing information
Qualifications Required / Preferred
  • A bachelor's degree and 7 years of professional work experience, or master's degree and 5 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree is required.
  • Experience with a programming language (MATLAB, C++, Java, Python, etc.)
  • Ability to learn new technical concepts quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Ability to explain science and engineering concepts in writing
Nice to have:
  • Experience using MATLAB
  • Experience writing for an engineering audience
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Please include the following information with your application (when asked for Additional Documents):
  • Writing samples that showcase your ability to write and highlight your technical knowledge (PDFs or URLs)
  • An overview of any experience using MATLAB or other MathWorks products
  • A cover letter explaining why you want to be a Technical Writer at MathWorks
Why MathWorks? It’s the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It’s contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it’s being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing – for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 2800 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is a programming...