Jan 30, 2020

Technical Writer: Simulink Block Authoring (23073-TTER)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Natick, MA, USA
Full-Time Information Technology (IT)

Job Description



Do you have a flair for writing and a talent for explaining complex concepts to technical audiences?

Would you like to teach others how to use Simulink software to solve challenging engineering problems in diverse industries such as aerospace, automotive, and communications?

Simulink is powerful software that enables engineers to graphically model and simulate complex systems on their computers. Engineers around the world use Simulink to get their ideas off the ground, including developing safety-critical control systems and reducing fuel emissions.Simulink add-on products have specialized components foraerospace, communications, control logic,signal processing,video and image processing, and many other applications.

You might be:

  • A recent graduate in engineering or computer science with a keen interest in technical communication
  • An experienced electrical, systems, or software engineer considering a career change
  • An experienced technical writer with a strong engineering or computer science background

Come join a team that writes sophisticated online help content that teaches engineers and students to use our software to solve challenging engineering problems.


At MathWorks, we take pride in our documentation and it is a fully-integrated part of our software. As an important member of a multidisciplinary team, you will:

  • Write user-focused content that explains how to use tools to design, model, and simulate engineering systems
  • Develop examples and tutorials that show how to use software features that span multiple products
  • Work with customers and customer facing groups to identify use cases, workflows, user tasks, and information needs
  • Participate in the software development process, review software requirements and functional designs, provide comments and suggest improvements


  • Bachelors or Masters in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or other technical area
  • Ability to learn and explain practical engineering and programming concepts and procedures.
  • Technical writing ability to develop and document creative examples of functionality to help users meet real-world design goals.
  • Experience using MATLAB and/or Simulink
  • Knowledge of C/C++ or other programming language

Required Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.
The MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.MathWorks participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters here.



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