Development Process Improvement Engineer

Job Summary

Do you want to expand on and use your leadership and communication skills while working on technical projects in software development? 

You will work with an internal community of software engineers to improve our software development practices. Sample topics include but aren’t limited to: 

  • Programming languages & technical learning
  • Software development workflows
  • Architecture, compilers and software design


You’ll evangelize new tools, establish standards and best practices, and create and deliver learning resources.


  • Work with senior leaders to identify issues that impact organizational goals related to software development. E.g. code reviews, agile methods, and object-oriented design
  • Develop a deep understanding of software development practices and tools used at MathWorks and within the industry. 
  • Design and develop strategic learning solutions to help staff acquire the right skills in software development. E.g. C++, JavaScript, Docker Technology and object-oriented design
  • Identify internal experts and ensure key knowledge is captured and shared. Continuously review, catalog and promote user-created documentation and resources. Facilitate and grow internal communities of practice
  • Create new processes, resources and reference content both on your own and as part of a cross-functional team.  Pilot new content and help develop new standards with supporting resources.
  • Facilitate organizational adoption of tools and standards through thoughtful change management strategies.

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

  • Bachelor's or Master's or PhD, ideally in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Experience in software development using C++ or JavaScript.
  • Strong communication skills including writing, presentation, and group facilitation.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and roles.

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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