Software Engineer - Developer Tools

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Seeking a strong systems-level programmer and problem-solver to develop custom software used by MathWorks product developers. Must be a go-to person able to attack deep problems.

Come join a specialized team and help us dig into challenges that MathWorks product developers encounter while developing MATLAB, Simulink, and the rest of MathWorks products. We develop software and processes to unblock and empower product developers, so they can create the products that our customers use to accelerate the pace of engineering and science.

Each MathWorks product developer uses one of the platforms that we support our products on (Windows/Mac/Linux). Our development team builds the foundation that product developers use. This is a large set of applications that cover a wide variety of system level programming areas.


Develop new and extend existing tooling to improve the experience of MathWorks developers building MATLAB and Simulink. This includes tooling used to create development environments, manage git state, customize editors, search and navigate MathWork's huge code base and more.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Programming in a variety of languages (C/C++, interpreted languages, to Web technologies)
• Advance existing applications by adding features
• Develop new tooling to meet new needs and opportunities, going from minimal-viable-product to full production use.
• Support analytics stack using modern frameworks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree, or equivalent experience) is required.
  • Exposure to C++

Additional Qualifications

• Experience with systems-level programming on Linux or Windows a plus
• Experience with C++ development is a plus
• Knowledge and comfort in a wide range of programming languages both general purpose and specialized, C++/Java, Javascript, and Perl/Python/Ruby/PHP is a plus

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 5000 people in 16 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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