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Software Engineer - Statistics / Machine Learning

US-MA-Natick (Related locations: Framingham, Worcester, Metro West, Boston, Massachusetts, New England)
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Software Development
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Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Statistics development team to enhance the statistical offerings of MathWorks products.  As a key member of the development team, you will lead projects from early design stages and play a critical role in driving them to delivery.   

About the team:

The Statistics team is a tight knit team with software engineers, quality engineers, user experience specialists, and technical writers working in close collaboration.  We deliver solutions that will be used throughout the world by our diverse users, ranging from students to professionals in large enterprise organizations.


  • Designing and developing statistics functions written in MATLAB
  • Driving multiple projects from research, requirements gathering, creating and managing project plans, designing, and delivering the product
  • Collaborating with the team refine business ideas and define requirements for projects
  • Mentoring other engineers on the team

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience writing software that is used by others
  • Experience with technical computing languages, such as MATLAB or R
  • Knowledge of C++, Python, or Java
  • Experience managing, leading teams, leading projects, or mentoring
  • Expertise in computational math
  • Experience with object-oriented design and implementation
  • Knowledge of Bayes methods, "big data" algorithms, and machine learning
  • Experience writing commercial software

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 2800 people in 15 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

MathWorks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.