Jan 30, 2020

Technical Writer - Autonomous Systems (23072-RKUL)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Natick, MA, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description



Do you have a background in robotics, computer vision, controls, or automated driving? Do you have an aptitude for writing, interest in learning new technologies, and a flair for explaining complex concepts and procedures to technical audiences?

Come join a team at MathWorks that develops online documentation viewed over hundreds of thousands of times a day for tools that design and simulate algorithms for autonomous systems. Engineers use products like ours to fix design errors early in the development cycle by simulating system behavior before deployment.

At MathWorks, engineering technical writers are integral members of a cross-functional team that includes software engineers, quality engineers, technical marketing specialists, and UX professionals, all with a common goal: to develop high-quality software for customers ranging from students to advanced engineers.


  • Explain concepts and techniques for developing and testing algorithms for vehicles, mobile robots, manipulators, and UAVs.
  • Work with customer-facing groups to understand real-world engineering challenges.
  • Create practical examples and tutorials to help customers meet those challenges.
  • Participate with a multidisciplinary team in product planning, design review, and testing.
  • Impact development of next-generation online help resources at MathWorks.


  • Demonstrated ability to explain practical engineering concepts in the classroom or in writing
  • Ability to develop creative examples using our products to address customer goals.
  • Enthusiastic about working in cross-functional teams.


  • Experience with MATLAB and Simulink
  • Experience in application areas such as robotics, computer vision, and automated driving
  • Experience with deep learning, tracking and sensor fusion, localization, or control
  • Knowledge of ADAS, ROS, SLAM, or game engine simulators such as Unreal Engine

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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