Desktop Metal: Senior Technician

Desktop Metal is reinventing the way metal parts are produced - from prototyping through mass production. Founded with the mission to make additive manufacturing accessible to engineers and designers, Desktop Metal offers two revolutionary metal 3D printing systems, addressing the need for easy-to-use, cost-effective, and scalable metal 3D printing. In addition to this, our three software solutions elevate the additive manufacturing industry at every step in the fabrication process. We are seeking a Senior Technician to join us at this exciting stage of growth.


  • Conducting experiments under supervision of scientists/engineers
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment
  • Conducting material characterization and analysis
  • Mechanical testing and interpretation of metals in standard and non-standard mechanical tests
  • Maintaining high level of communications with cross-functional team, and partners
  • Working with an interdisciplinary team to define, write, and execute designs of experiments


  • Previous experience in metals processing or similar industry
  • Demonstrated ability to develop deep understanding of the end user needs quickly, and can proficiently translate those needs into the right technology solution
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • High temperature metal processing
  • Furnace operation and maintenance
  • Metallurgical laboratory processing
  • Process troubleshooting
  • High temperature materials experiments - sintering, heat treating, metal deformation
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Mechatronics