Factory Software Tools Engineer

| Somerville

As a Software Tools Engineer, you will develop the software components that run in our factories around the world and help bring 3D printers to consumers. You will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of factory software development, and take our products from design to mass manufacturing. As one of the final engineers to work on a product before it ships to customers, you’ll have the responsibility to ensure high quality and reliable production.

If you are passionate about software and want to develop services that will be used to build thousands of printers and related products worldwide then we want you on the Formlabs Team as a Software Tools Engineer.

The Job:

  • Develop and maintain manufacturing, engineering and support test tools for our product lines
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing to define and create manufacturing and calibration tests for electrical hardware and software
  • Develop test tools and frameworks for testing 3D printers and other embedded systems.
  • Create tools to foster understanding from the large amount of data we collect
  • Own our tools ecosystem; be responsible for the infrastructure that our tools run on: design, validation, documentation and release
  • Continuously improve our development and deployment process to streamline releases into our factories around the world
  • Work closely in a small team where personal interactions are critical to timely decisions and knowledge sharing
  • Contribute expertise to guide the design of future produces and features
  • Use data science to gain insight into our production lines and feed those insights back into your software development
  • Learn and grow into new technical areas, develop and build as the company, the products, and your role expands.

You:

  • Have extensive Python coding experience
  • Are very comfortable using the command line and ssh to develop on Linux systems
  • Have a passion for consistently releasing high quality software
  • Have a broad set of technical skills, from circuits to full stack, that you can bring to bear simultaneously.
  • Have a solid understanding of embedded, electrical, and mechanical engineering
  • Get excited about automating labor out of systems

Bonus:

  • Familiar with Yocto or other build systems like Buildroot
  • Full stack web development, including Javascript/HTML, DevOps, Docker, and microservices
  • Experience working with manufacturing teams on complex products
  • Experience developing automated testing in an embedded context
  • Experience with C or C++ on microcontrollers.

Our Perks:

  • Flexible Vacation
  • Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Fully stocked kitchens and catered lunches 3x each week
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in 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
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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