Manager, Engineering Development Group

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Not the typical Engineering Manager role. Do you have passion for coaching and people management?

This role is more about the people than it is about the products. At a company making some of the most advanced software in the world, see if you can put your people skills to use in developing and investing in the future of the company.

The Engineering Development Group (EDG) is a technical and leadership development program at MathWorks which invests in recent graduates in Engineering and Computer Science (Bachelors, Masters, and PhDs). The EDG Manager coaches team members by identifying and developing their technical, professional, and personal skills for a successful technical career at MathWorks. Responsibilities of this person will focus on: 

  • Career development & coaching of engineers and computer scientists
  • Continuous improvement and department level project ownership
  • Collaboration with managers and teams across MathWorks to ensure team members are gaining the skills for long term success at MathWorks

Responsibilities

  • Build and grow the team through ongoing interviewing and hiring of qualified entry level engineers (Bachelors, Masters and PhDs) throughout the year
  • Provide ongoing coaching on career advancement opportunities for the growth and development of entry level engineers
  • Provide coaching and guidance on customer case management, response time, and teamwork in providing technical support to our customers
  • Collaborate with our Software Development and Customer-facing teams on product and customer issues
  • Establish and evolve effective business goals, strategies and processes
  • Develop procedures, proposals, plans, and guidelines and initiate their implementation

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 7 years of professional work experience (or equivalent experience) is required. 2 years management experience is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree (Engineering/Computer Science degree required)
  • 2-5 years managerial experience (software company preferred)
  • Effective leadership and coaching skills: Ability to guide, motivate, and inspire others
  • Excellent communication skills: Written/verbal, keeps others informed, involves the right people in decision making
  • Is proactive and displays strong initiative
  • Has the ability to envision processes and procedures to address working dynamics within the group

Plusses:

  • Previous experience with interviewing and hiring
  • Experience in Customer facing 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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