Jan 30, 2020

Senior Application Engineer - Communication Systems (23186-FMCG)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description



Are you passionate about programming in MATLAB and sharing that passion with others? We are seeking a proactive individual to articulate the benefits of MathWorks solutions for signal processing, wireless communications, and radar applications. Join the growing MathWorks DC office in support of engineers and scientists across the region, at national laboratories, and within the federal government.

As an Application Engineer, you will act as a link between MathWorks and our user community. You will foster relationships in the community to understand the challenges in their engineering process. You will collaborate with a MathWorks team spanning Sales, Marketing, and Development to demonstrate the benefits of including MATLAB in the customer's process of designing, developing, and deploying a solution. Application Engineers have the opportunity to develop technical expertise in many MathWorks products, expand their industry knowledge, work on cross functional teams, and advance into leadership roles throughout the MathWorks.


  • Engage with engineers and scientists to understand their project goals and recommend effective technical solutions
  • Develop and present proofs-of-concept in MATLAB and Simulink to prospective customers to demonstrate how the software would satisfy their project requirements
  • Deliver seminars and webinars that build awareness of the capabilities and value of MathWorks products and services
  • Partner with Marketing to create compelling examples of MATLAB in action for future awareness-building events
  • Build long-term relationships with strategic government and regional users of MATLAB to ensure their continued success with MathWorks solutions
  • Partner with Sales to serve as a trusted advisor to key customers, helping to address their critical technology and business issues
  • Advocate for the future direction of MathWorks products based on customer trends and feedback


  • US citizenship due to the nature of customers supported
  • Degree(s) in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or equivalent experience
  • Willingness to spend 20-35% of time on overnight domestic travel with trips generally no longer than four days
  • Willingness to commute to an office in Chevy Chase, MD when not on travel
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills


  • Experience working in or with the federal government
  • Experience interfacing with customers or counterparts outside your organization
  • Experience developing and delivering technical presentations
  • Experience with radar systems
  • Experience with software-defined radio

Required 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) 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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