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Optical Systems Architect

Formlabs
35 Medford Street, Ste 311
Somerville, MA 02143

When breaking new ground in an industry, you have to build the best team.Join Formlabsif you want to bring groundbreaking professional 3D printers to every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world.

Our team works closely with other engineering teams to research and product develop Formlabs next-generation printers and materials. The optics team needs an additional team member that can own an entire optical system; lead a small technical team, think at system level, work with suppliers, manage prototype builds, develop calibration strategies, and coordinate with the larger product development team to integrate the optical system into theoverallproduct.

Do you imagine how to make a complex optical system work better? Do you want to make something that hasn't been made before? We want you to join our team as anOptical System Architect.

Your responsibilities:

  • Create a full optical system for future Formlabs products
  • Design of calibration and manufacturing schemes
  • Analysis of feature-performance tradeoffs andimplicationsto theoverallsystem design
  • Workcross-functionallyto ensure integration of your system
  • Develop and managekeysuppliers for optical components

Your skills:

  • You have designed and owned optical systems from R+D through production
  • Project leadership of technical teams for design of optical systems
  • Experience validating optical system performance and transitioning an optical system to production
  • Shipped commercial products (high-volume is a bonus)
  • 5+ years of experiencein the full product development life-cycle (concept to production)

Bonus skills:

  • Software skills (especially Python or C++)
  • Mechanical or electrical design experience

We offer:

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

We're an equal opportunity employer andvalue diversityin 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.

Category: Other
Full-time

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