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Senior Statistical Software Developer

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

Are you passionate about Statistics?  We are seeking a talented, creative statistician to join our math/statistics development team and enhance the statistical offerings of MathWorks.  You should have skills in statistical analysis and scientific computing. In addition, you should have experience in use of other statistical software and in writing mathematical software.


You will help propose, plan, and develop the statistical programming tools we offer to our MATLAB customers. This includes the design, architecture, and development of statistics functions written in MATLAB. The ability to work constructively in a team environment is vital.  You should have experience taking a project from concept to delivery, through a complete development cycle.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 7 years of professional work experience, or master's degree and 5 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with technical computing languages, such as MATLAB or R
  • Expertise in computational math
  • Experience with project or team leadership
  • Experience with object-oriented design and implementation
  • Experience gathering requirements, designing, prototyping and coding
  • Experience writing commercial software
  • Knowledge of Java or C++
  • Knowledge of Bayes methods, "big data" algorithms, and machine learning

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.