Senior Application Engineer - Signal Processing & Comms

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Are you an outgoing enthusiastic engineer who enjoys helping others to solve engineering problems using MATLAB or Simulink? Do you want to shape the way leading electronics and semiconductor companies develop their products using MATLAB and Simulink? If so, this is the job for you. Join our industry leading Sales team and help our customers solve their most pressing technical and business challenges with MATLAB and MathWorks solutions.

Come play a vital role in the success of the MathWorks!

This position is based in Santa Clara, California. This position could require travel up to 30% of time, generally throughout the US. 

Responsibilities

As an Application Engineer, you will collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Development to help customers across a range of industries see how MathWorks products and services can address their needs. More specifically, you will:

Provide technical pre-sales support:

  • Work with prospective customers to understand their workflow and uncover their challenges.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and demonstrations in customer meetings, seminars, and other public events.
  • Conduct extended technical evaluations to promote large-scale adoption of MathWorks solutions and ensure our customers’ success.
  • Establish rapport and credibility with our customers from engineers to executives to build champions for our solutions.

Collaborate with Sales:

  • Assist the salesperson in understanding customer requirements and developing strategies for driving adoption of MathWorks solutions.

Collaborate with Development and Marketing:

  • Collect customers' feedback and share with Development to further improve products.
  • Uncover insights from customer engagements to help Marketing identify industry trends and new application areas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with MATLAB
  • A bachelor's degree and 6 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree and 3 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

Required:

  • Experience with (and enthusiasm for!) MATLAB and Simulink is essential; experience with a broad set of MathWorks products is a plus
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in both group and individual settings
  • Excellent presentation skills (or a strong motivation to learn them)
  • Highly motivated to work directly with customers to help them understand how MathWorks products are used to solve their engineering and business problems
  • Desire to learn new application areas as needed

Pluses:

  • Experience with Wireless Communications
  • Experience with FPGAs, ASICs, or SoCs

Salary range of $135,500 to $210,000 (inclusive of target commission for staff in eligible roles). In addition, MathWorks offers benefits and a quarterly bonus program. Individual compensation is determined by a candidate’s skills, experience, and qualifications. 

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Why MathWorks?

It's the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It's the opportunity to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and learning in engineering and science. And it’s a commitment to doing the right thing—for each individual, our customers, and the local community. We cultivate an enjoyable, participatory, and rational environment that champions individual growth, appreciates diversity, encourages initiative, values collaboration, shares success, and rewards excellence.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs more than 6,500 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, USA. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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