Senior Application Engineer-US Government

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Are you passionate about MATLAB and Simulink? Do you enjoy sharing your passion with others? Do you enjoy solving technical and business challenges? If so, you may be a perfect fit for an Application Engineering role that supports the US government’s civilian space program.

You will utilize your technical expertise and industry knowledge to gain a deep understanding of the customer's workflows and key projects. You will partner with them to facilitate successful implementation of MathWorks tools. You will help teach end users to be proficient in MATLAB.

Application Engineers can develop broad technical expertise across many MathWorks products, go deep into technology areas of interest, work on cross-functional teams, and advance into leadership roles throughout the MathWorks. Join us and become a trusted advisor that helps guide critical national security programs.


  • From engineers to executives, engage with customers to identify their key technical programs and critical business issues.
  • Build and maintain long term relationships with decision makers and end users.
  • Serve as the initial point of contact for all complex technical inquiries.
  • Scope technical projects and coordinate with MathWorks experts to resolve customer issues in specialized application areas.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and product demonstrations that highlight how MathWorks tools address customer needs.
  • Advocate internally on behalf of the customer to improve MathWorks products and influence the company’s direction.
  • Collaborate with sales account managers, other technical specialists, and marketing partners at MathWorks in crafting and executing a comprehensive account development plan.

Minimum 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, or equivalent experience) is required.
  • Programming experience with MATLAB

Additional Qualifications

  • Due to the nature of clients being served, US citizenship is required for this position.
  • Degree(s) in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or equivalent experience
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong desire to work directly with customers and an affinity for business development

Experience in any of the following is a plus:

  • Experience working for or with NASA, an FFRDC, the US Air Force, US Space Force, or a commercial space entity
  • Experience with spacecraft, launch vehicles, ground system operations, and/or aircraft
  • Experience developing and delivering technical presentations
  • Technical sales experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience developing computer models and simulations
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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 5,000 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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