Automotive Student Competition Technical Evangelist

Job Summary

Support Student Competition teams around the world to use MATLAB and Simulink to design and build solutions.  You will serve as an advisor for competition teams and mentors using MATLAB and Simulink.  You will collaborate with marketing, engineering, and other teams at MathWorks worldwide to develop a strategy, marketing messages, and supporting content.  Through these efforts you will shape how the students and educators perceive MathWorks.


Provide Competition Support:

  • Engage with team mentors and faculty advisors
  • Visit student teams and provide technical support
  • Work with MathWorks PR and marketing teams to identify PR opportunities
  • Work with MathWorks stakeholders to build relationships with competition organizers
  • Attend competition meetings and events to engage with the competition community
  • Pursue training and speaking opportunities at competition events
  • Participate as a judge for the competitions where applicable
  • Develop criteria for MathWorks Awards 

Create New Training Materials for Student Teams

  • Develop models and code necessary to demonstrate proper usage of MATLAB and Simulink
  • Develop ramp-up and other materials needed by teams
  • Leverage mentors and faculty advisors to create relevant demos and training materials for teams
  • Work with MathWorks stakeholders to disseminate/promote the training materials to teams

Act as a Student Competition Advocate within MathWorks

  • Collect data and perform analysis on the training needs of teams and evaluate the success of the training efforts
  • Identify competition trends
  • Interface with development staff to build internal awareness of competition needs

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) is required.
  • Mastery of MATLAB

Additional Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Engineering
  • Experience with competitions as a mentor or student required
  • Demonstrated experience and eagerness to work in a highly collaborative, consensus-based team environment
  • Demonstrated experience working in teams across country boundaries
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience selling or marketing in the education industry a plus
  • Industry Experience relevant to Automotive industry and ADAS or autonomous driving
  • 25% travel - mostly within US; some International

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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