Senior Application Engineer - Signal Processing

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Are you an inquisitive and outgoing engineer who loves helping others with MATLAB and Simulink? Do you want to influence how leading enterprises and innovative startups develop their products? If you enjoy discussing MATLAB and Simulink, exploring new domains and applications, and helping others succeed, this job is for you.

Be part of our leading Sales team to help customers solve their technical and business challenges with MATLAB and MathWorks solutions. Come and play a vital role in the success of MathWorks!

This position is based in Santa Clara, California. This position could require travel up to 30% of time, generally throughout the US. 


As an Application Engineer, you will collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Development to help customers across a range of industries see how MathWorks products and services can address their needs. More specifically, you will:

Provide technical pre-sales support:

  • Work with prospective customers to understand their workflow and uncover their challenges.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and demonstrations in customer meetings, seminars, and other public events.
  • Conduct extended technical evaluations to promote large-scale adoption of MathWorks solutions and ensure our customers’ success.
  • Establish rapport and credibility with our customers from engineers to executives to build champions for our solutions.

Collaborate with Sales:

  • Assist the salesperson in understanding customer requirements and developing strategies for driving adoption of MathWorks solutions.

Collaborate with Development and Marketing:

  • Collect customers' feedback and share with Development to further improve products.
  • Uncover insights from customer engagements to help Marketing identify industry trends and new application areas.

Cualificaciones mínimas

  • Experience with MATLAB
  • A bachelor's degree and 6 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree and 3 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Cualificaciones adicionales


  • Experience with (and enthusiasm for!) MATLAB and Simulink is essential; experience with a broad set of MathWorks products is a plus
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in both group and individual settings
  • Excellent presentation skills (or a strong motivation to learn them)
  • Highly motivated to work directly with customers to help them understand how MathWorks products are used to solve their engineering and business problems
  • Desire to learn new application areas as needed


  • Experience with DSP (Digital Signal Processing)
  • Experience with FPGAs, ASICs, or SoCs
  • Experience with embedded systems

Salary range of $135,500 to $210,000 (inclusive of target commission for staff in eligible roles). In addition, MathWorks offers benefits and a quarterly bonus program. Individual compensation is determined by a candidate’s skills, experience, and qualifications. 

You and MathWorks

Why MathWorks?

It's the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It's the opportunity to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and learning in engineering and science. And it’s a commitment to doing the right thing—for each individual, our customers, and the local community. We cultivate an enjoyable, participatory, and rational environment that champions individual growth, appreciates diversity, encourages initiative, values collaboration, shares success, and rewards excellence.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs more than 6,500 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, USA. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

YOU + MathWorks = Unlimited Possibilities

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