Software Engineering Lead - MATLAB Coding Tools

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MathWorks is seeking a Software Engineering Lead to lead a team responsible for developing and executing on a strategy for how our MATLAB Desktop and other development tools can be improved to support software development workflows inside and outside of MATLAB. This position requires a range of skills including:

  • Strong software engineering skills with industry experience delivering commercial software.
  • Designing, implementing and testing of software products
  • Interacting with customers to understand their workflows and requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with colleagues worldwide


  • Manage and mentor a team of 4-5 developers
  • Requirements gathering, design, prototyping, and development
  • Partner with quality engineering, product marketing, business model and IT resources to deliver high quality products
  • Work with usability experts and customer facing engineers on a variety of user-focused activities including usability studies, user workflow analysis, and customer interviews.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 7 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree and 5 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.
  • Experience with JavaScript

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline (MS is preferred)
  • 2 years of management experience is required.
  • Full time experience in the software industry with a proven track record of delivering engineering projects is required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Must be able to demonstrate experience as a strong team player.
  • Knowledge of MATLAB
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Willingness to role up sleeves and participate in coding projects when necessary is highly desired.
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