Technical Writer - HDL Code Generation

Job Summary


Do you have an embedded software or FPGA/ASIC background? If you love to write about technical topics, join a team at MathWorks! We write documentation for MATLAB and Simulink users who are designing and implementing in the communications and vision domains. We are looking for individuals to develop content that shows creative ways to design and simulate embedded systems. As integral members of multidisciplinary product teams, our technical writers help shape the design of cutting-edge software.



  • Write user-focused content that explains concepts and techniques for generating HDL from model-based designs and MATLAB algorithms.
  • Develop examples and tutorials that demonstrate important use cases for the HDL code generation and verification products.
  • Work with the user community and customer-facing groups to research information needs.
  • Participate with the development team in the planning, specification, and testing phases of the product
  • Help MathWorks develop next-generation online resources.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Additional Qualifications

  • A degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or related field
  • Ability to learn and explain practical hardware design concepts and procedures in writing or in the classroom
  • 2+ years of experience with or strong understanding of hardware or software programming languages
  • Experience writing about APIs and other technical content for engineering audiences
  • Experience working with EDA tools


  • Experience with hardware description languages such as Verilog and VHDL
  • Familiarity with GPUs, particularly as embedded systems
  • CUDA/OpenCV/OpenVX programming
  • Knowledge of FPGA/ASIC design and high-level synthesis

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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