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Engineer turned Programmer (Software Engineer)

| Somerville

Software is at the center of our product development - it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.

Formlabs continues to develop one of the most powerful and intuitive desktop print applications on the market: PreForm. In addition to the user-facing side, our software also determines the machine movements required to generate a physical object from a digital model. We use code to control multiple actuators, sensors, and a high precision laser system. Producing perfect 3D prints requires developers who have a deep understanding of the electromechanical process.

If you have the engineering background to understand the physics of our printer, and are excited to use your software expertise to improve our product, we have the perfect challenge for you.

Join us as a Software Engineer.

The job:

  • Take experimental software features from research into production
  • Collaborate across engineering disciplines to improve our product
  • Write software to implement production algorithms and print process improvements

You:

  • Are a serious programmer with excellent C++ and Python programming skills
  • Can architect applications and integrate new features into a large code base
  • Have shipped production-ready code to tens of thousands of users
  • Can quickly build internal tools to improve how we test and experiment
  • Excited to work on improving toolpath generation (move lasers, move motors)
  • Equipped to improve existing print algorithms (layout, orient, support structures)
  • An interdisciplinary engineer who is endlessly curious about “how things work”
  • Can lead projects that cut across software, engineering, and research teams
  • Passionate about making the best 3D printer in the industry

Bonus Skills:

  • Computational geometry or OpenGL
  • Software development with Qt
  • Degree or work experience in a physical engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, robotics, optics, material science)

Our Perks:

  • Flexible Vacation
  • Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of 3D printing.

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Location

35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143

An Insider's view of Formlabs

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Culture is extremely important at Formlabs. With now over 400 people combined in our Boston and Berlin offices, the goal is to “keep Formlabs weird,” which is really just a fun way of saying, “let’s keep things interesting.” Since we are trailblazing the way for a new era of low-cost manufacturing, keeping things interesting isn’t too difficult!

Formlabs

Formlabs

What projects are you most excited about?

Everything we produce is an ongoing project. A big focus for us has always been to relentlessly improve upon our existing products. We release regular updates to our software, printer and materials - keep an eye on our blog to see all the exciting things we have planned for the coming year!

Formlabs

Formlabs

How does the company support your career growth?

Everything Formlabs is doing and creating has never been done before. We are a work-in-progress organization with a lot of space for growth. We seek to cultivate an environment where individuals can contribute their own new ideas and participate in the evolution of the company.

Formlabs

Formlabs

What is your vision for the company?

We're committed to bringing powerful and accessible fabrication tools into the creative hands of professionals around the world.

Formlabs

Formlabs

What are some social events your company does?

We regularly have people organizing everything from whiskey tastings to ice climbing. The interest-diversity here is vast and people are quick to jump in and learn something new. Just to name a few of our internal “clubs," we have Booklabs, Filmlabs, Whiskeylabs, ping pong tournaments, Fitness Bootcamp, yoga, Ragnar, summer camps, hackathons . . .

Formlabs

Formlabs

What are Formlabs Perks + Benefits

Formlabs Benefits Overview

We invest in our people. That's why we provide flexible vacation, generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans, paid parental leave, commuter benefits, and unlimited 3D prints. We are committed to offering a holistic benefit package to support you inside and outside the office.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches 3x per week, unlimited snacks, office pets, 100% healthcare coverage, regular presentations and technical talks, Form Clubs for anything and everything.. CoffeeLabs, WhiskeyLabs, PaintLabs, GameLabs, FilmLabs, the list goes on. A culture that welcomes you into your FormFamily from Day One.

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