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MathWorks Senior Instructional Designer in Natick, Massachusetts

Senior Instructional Designer

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  • Job:22659-MMCC

  • Location: US-MA-Natick

  • Department:Software Process Engineering

Do you enjoy contributing to successful and effective training and communication programs?

Our new hires bring incredible energy, excitement, and talent to their new roles. We are looking for someone who's passionate about providing our new hires with an exciting, inspiring, and rich onboarding experience.

This role requires strong expertise in and enthusiasm for instructional design, facilitation as well as natural leadership skills including great communication, creativity, and initiative.


  • Design and deliver an exciting, inspiring, rich onboarding experience for our new-hires that helps them, their managers, and the company achieve success. This includes curriculum design, networking support, learning resource design and development, and more.

  • Support the continued improvement of the new-hire onboarding process by applying lean principles such as respect for people, waste reduction, standardization, visual management, organizational alignment, and data-driven decision-making.

  • Work with senior leaders to identify bright spots, challenges, and create opportunities to continuously improve the areas of need.

  • Facilitate organizational adoption of new standards and best practices through thoughtful change management strategies. Rollout new content and find ways to help staff members successfully adopt new best practices. Report out to senior staff on progress and results achieved.

  • Identify internal experts and ensure key knowledge is captured and shared. Continuously review, catalog and promote user-created documentation and resources. Facilitate and grow internal communities of practice for key topics.

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 equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong instructional design skills including needs assessment, online learning design and instructor-led development and delivery.

  • Exceptional communication skills including clear and concise writing, an engaging presentation style, and strong group facilitation.

  • Demonstrated ability to build credibility and collaborate effectively across teams and roles.

  • Experience with eLearning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and Camtasia.

  • Familiarity of software development lifecycle and software development method or previous experience in a software/tech company is desirable.

  • Expertise in SharePoint, Jira and one or more LMS’s is desirable.