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MathWorks Senior Content Editor in Natick, Massachusetts

Senior Content Editor

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  • Job:16690-RKUL

  • Location: US-MA-Natick

  • Department:Technical Writing

If reading about and learning technology appeals to you, if you have an eye for seeing ways to improve whatever you’re reading, if you consider yourself a teacher at heart, we’d like to talk with you. You might be:

  • A developmental editor who works on technical subjects

  • An experienced technical writer who enjoys coaching others

  • A web content developer with a focus on technical communication

  • An educator in a STEM-related field considering a career change


Play a significant role in the development of technical writers and customer-facing information:

  • Serve as a thinking buddy for writers on their writing and content design.

  • Give developmental and substantive feedback as well as copy edits on technically complex content.

  • Run the software, test procedures, and examine examples to inform your edits.

  • Collaborate on, develop, and communicate style guidelines, writing standards, and editorial processes.

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.

Additional Qualifications

Required skills

  • Aptitude and curiosity to learn and understand technology

  • Ability to adopt the perspective of and advocate for the customer

  • Ability to give explicit and constructive feedback effectively, with rationale

  • Ability to juggle priorities and adapt your editing to meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail, language, grammar, and organization





Software development

API documentation

Structured authoring

Instructional design

oXygen, XML

Web content design

Web content accessibility

Terminology management


This position is an on-site role located in Natick, MA.