Application Engineer - Functional Safety

Job Summary

Are you looking for a new job that requires both technical expertise in embedded systems development as well as a passion for most innovative customer projects?

Join MathWorks to shape the way our customers develop, verify and test embedded systems for high-tech applications across different industries.

As Pre-Sales Application Engineer – Embedded Systems you will work face-to-face with customers, understand their technical and business challenges, and enable them to create effective solutions with MathWorks products.

The key to your success will be based on your ability to build trusted relationships, internally as well as with our customers. Your interpersonal skills, your profound technical expertise as well as your motivation for continuous improvement make you an excellent candidate for this position.

This position can be located in Stuttgart or Munich.


  • Supporting the local sales team by analyzing customers’ requirements, and effectively communicating possible technical solutions
  • Guiding product evaluations, creating proof of concepts, and building successful technical sales strategies
  • Conducting product presentations for individual customers, at public seminars or trade shows
  • Developing demonstration programs and application examples that illustrate how the capabilities of MathWorks software fit to our customers’ needs
  • Identifying new business areas by conducting market and account research

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates for this position must hold a valid work permit in Germany.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel 25% to 50% of the time
  • A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with embedded systems development, verification and test
  • Strong Model-Based Development skills (e.g. Simulink/Stateflow, UML/SysML)
  • Experience with requirements engineering, automatic code generation, testing and static code analysis and formal methods is a plus
  • Programming skills for microcontrollers, DSPs or similar is a plus
  • Profound knowledge in one or more areas is a plus: control design for dynamic systems, basic software (BSW) and RTOS, hardware and electronics design
  • Basic knowledge in safety and security industry standards (e.g. MISRA-C, CERT-C, AUTOSAR, ISO 26262, DO-178C, IEC 61508, IEC 62304, SOTIF, ISO/SAE 21434, etc.) is a plus
  • Basic knowledge in engineering models (e.g. V-Model, SCRUM, TDD, RDD, ASPICE, CMMI, etc.) is a plus
  • Basic knowledge in scripting languages and DevOps tools (e.g. MATLAB, Python, Docker, Jira, Jenkins, Bamboo, Github, etc.) is a plus

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 4500 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.

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