Formlabs

Algorithms Engineer at Formlabs

Cambridge · Full Time
To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring ground-breaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world. We’re keeping that scrappy flexibility and endurance of our startup days even as we develop into one of the biggest names in 3D printing. Read More

Job Description

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

Formlabs’ software team continues to develop one of the most powerful and intuitive desktop print applications on the market: PreForm. Fine-tuning the geometry of models in space is one of the most complex challenges our Software Team tackles.

If you are a talented engineer who is excited to dive into with 3D geometric algorithms and other challenging problems, we want you on the Software Team as an Algorithms Engineer.

The Job:
-Develop world class desktop 3D printer software with a focus on geometric algorithms
-Drive the development of cutting edge software features from inception to release
-Bring innovative features to our users from underlying algorithms to intuitive user interface

You:
-Experienced in C++ object oriented design and development
-Have developed 3D graphics or computational geometry
-Excited to study computer science journal articles with no fear of algorithms
-Work seamlessly with a diverse team of developers, engineers, and designers
-Have initiated and completed complex projects alone and on time
-Ready to routinely ship bulletproof software to thousands of customers

Bonus Skills:
-Experience with solid mechanics or FEM

Please apply to this link: http://grnh.se/t58wbd

What We're Building

We are a passionate team of engineers, designers, and problem-solvers. Started out of MIT in 2011, Formlabs is committed to bringing innovative and sophisticated fabrication tools into the creative hands of designers, engineers, and artists around the world.

An unprecedented convergence of design, performance, and accessibility, the Form 1+ brings professional-quality 3D printing to a broader audience.

We believe in what we do, and we’re excited about creating powerful tools that change the way we work and live.

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Team

Maxim Lobovsky
Co-Founder, @Formlabs. Leader in at-home 3D printing since its infancy with the Fab@Home and FabLab projects. M.S. @Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab.
Natan Linder
Founder and General Manager of Samsung Mobile R&D Center in Israel. EIR at JVP. Lead UI Designer at Heartland Robotics. Ph.D Student at @Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab
Cyprien  DECOUTY
1st employee at Formlabs EU. Manage partnerships to maximize sales channels in EU (from 0 to 8 digits) Build our brand abroad (trade shows, PR, meetups)
Michael Semone
Mechanical Engineer with extensive global supply chain management & product development experience in high-stakes, fast-paced environments. BSME Harvard '11
Eduardo Torrealba
Former founder and CEO @Oso Technologies. NSF Graduate Research Fellow @University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign. BSME @Baylor University
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What is your office environment like?
It's awesome! We have a big office (20,000+ square feet) across three floors! We've got a huge amount of building/lab/r&d/engineering space, as well as plenty of space to focus and sit. The office is always bustling, active, and with as much as we are growing, we are often moving lots of teams and workspaces around. It's an 'open' office environment (no cubicles) but our developers have a quiet room, there's plenty of flex space and conference rooms, and most teams have a project space close to their desk where the team can huddle for projects, do work, or store things. We have family lunch 3x a week in a huge kitchen, which ends up acting as the center of the office. We've been expanding more and more into this building since we first moved in, so we've gotten pretty comfortable with things being in flux, and we readily adapt the space to meet the needs of projects and teams.
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How many people are you hiring in the next year?
As many as it takes! We have 50+ jobs open online right now, if that gives you a taste. We don't hire for numbers, however -- it's always based on need, fit, and dynamics within a project or team. Because we work on fast cycles here, exactly what we need may shift quarter to quarter. We are always looking for "great people" -- and we do literally everything here. (Hardware, software, materials, all hardcore engineering! web, support, sales, design, marketing, operations, etc). Anything you can imagine doing at a growing consumer electronics company -- we probably have someone here doing it -- or we are looking for that person.
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