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Engineering Technical Writer - Physical Modeling
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Mathworks, Inc. | Natick, MA
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Engineering Technical Writer - Physical Modeling

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* Job: 19987-RKUL
* Location: US-MA-Natick
* Department: Product Development

Do you have a strong 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 for physical modeling products with a focus on 3D mechanical systems for robotic, aerospace, and automotive applications. Engineers use products like ours to fix design errors early in the development cycle by simulating system behavior before deployment.

At MathWorks, 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.


We are looking for self-starters with the background, skills, and enthusiasm for communicating creative ways to use MathWorks physical modeling products.

* Write goal-oriented content that explains design analysis concepts and techniques for developing models of physical systems. Create Examples and tutorials.

* Work with the user community and customer-facing groups to understand their real-world engineering challenges.

* Participate with a multidisciplinary team in product planning, design review, and testing.

* Help MathWorks develop next-generation online help resources.

Minimum Qualifications

* A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.

Additional Qualifications


* Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field.

* Ability to learn and explain practical engineering concepts and procedures for diverse audiences.

* Ability to develop and document creative examples of functionality to address customer goals.

* Experience writing for technical audiences, such as scientists and engineers.

* Enthusiastic about working in cross-functional teams.


* Mechanical engineering degree or work experience
* Experience using MATLAB, Simulink, or the Simscape family of physical modeling products.
* Experience in developing graphics and with related tools such as Adobe Illustrator.
* Experience with XML and topic-based authoring.

Why MathWorks?

It's the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It's contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it's being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing - for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 4000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

About Mathworks, Inc.

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design for multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on these product families to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development in automotive, aerospace, electronics, financial services, biotech-pharmaceutical, and other industries. MATLAB and Simulink are also fundamental teaching and research tools in the world's universities and learning institutions. Founded in 1984, MathWorks employs more than 3,000 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, USA.