Senior Build Engineer - Platform Internals

Job Summary

Join the MathWorks Infrastructure and Architecture team to achieve performance optimization using the Platform internals knowledge and maintain backward compatibility across supported OSes. Typical projects include maintaining ABI compatibility on supported OSes, working with compilation/OS internals to solve platform-specific issues, improvements in runtime performance of MathWorks products using system internals concepts.


  • Work with Release Engineers and product teams to troubleshoot challenging platform/compilation specific problems
  • Assist in supporting MathWorks products on new platforms and resolving platform-specific issues using system programming knowledge
  • Participate in porting the codebase to newer compilers and C++ standards
  • Design and develop infrastructure to prevent software build problems.
  • Assist in measuring and improving our build system performance
  • Document work to help train and educate developers about the build system

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 6 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree and 3 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

Must have:

  • B.E/B.Tech or M.E/M.Tech in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant technical field.
  • Experience with at least one of Clang, GCC, or Visual Studio compilers
  • Experience in working with OS internals of Linux/Mac/Windows
  • Exposure to the internals of compiling, linking, etc.
  • Experience with debugging using debuggers such as GDB
  • Experience with Systems programming
  • Comfortable using GNU make and scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, or Python
  • Comfortable with programming languages like C/C++
  • Excellent project coordination skills, planning skills, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Independent learner and takes initiative while working within a team context.
  • Balance priorities with good time management.
  • Be undaunted by challenging problems
  • Be willing to roll up sleeves and get your hands dirty

Nice to have:

  • Be comfortable with multiple operating systems, development environments
  • Familiar with x86_64/ARM64 architectures
  • Experience with software configuration management tools such as Git
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