Senior Consultant - Physical Systems/Plant Modeling

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MathWorks is seeking an engineer with experience and interest in the areas of powertrain/vehicle dynamics, engine calibration, and autonomous driving systems through the use of modeling and simulation to join our consulting group.

Technical Consultants assist our customers in the application of MathWorks solution for Model-Based Design.  This position requires a unique combination of skills and abilities including:

  • Understanding customers' development processes and engineering challenges
  • Designing, explaining and implementing solutions to meet customers' requirements
  • Managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Establishing and maintaining strong technical relationships with key customers
  • Getting to grips with new software tools and technologies



Generate excitement, confidence and passion for usage of Model-Based Design including Simulink, Simscape, Powertrain Blockset, Vehicle Dynamic Blockset, and Model-Based Calibration Toolbox to electrified and conventional powertrain development teams  in complex production deployments. 

This position is located in Novi, MI and some travel can be expected once COVID restrictions are lifted, generally throughout North America

  • Consulting project management - maintaining task lists, budget tracking, customer interaction, resource estimating, and job size estimating
  • Consulting project execution - the technical application of MathWorks solution in the area of traditional and EV powertrain, and vehicle dynamics
  • Consulting sales - interact with sales staff and customers to sell our services and manage customer expectations
  • Consulting field data - giving feedback to product development and interact directly with product development staff to resolve tough customer issues and identify new product features.

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.

Additional Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in engineering, computer science or related field required
  • 7-10 years of industry experience in areas such as control systems development for automotive or related fields
  • Experience in system level simulation
  • Customer facing experience
  • Experience modeling physical automotive components. i.e. engines, batteries, transmissions, motors, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of C/C++ is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink preferred
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MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs more than 5,000 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.

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