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Senior Electrical Engineer



Other Engineering
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring groundbreaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world.

Electrical engineering at Formlabs bridges the gap between the analog and digital worlds. If you love to design and build boards from the ground up, develop firmware to control complex electromechanical systems, and produce elegant solutions to real-world problems, we want you as a Senior Electrical Engineer.

The Job:

  • Design and build prototypes and production electronic systems, including circuit design, PCB layout, embedded firmware development, bring up and validation
  • Design sensing and motion systems from scratch when off the shelf options have been proven unsuitable
  • Apply a scientific approach to engineering design problems by creating experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and making informed decisions
  • Grow into owning system-level architecture and mentoring other engineers


  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience designing production-ready electronics
  • Can share a portfolio that demonstrates your skills and experience
  • Are able to support your design choices with data
  • Are comfortable with code as well as with circuits: electrical engineers at Formlabs often get involved with bare-metal microcontroller firmware, embedded Linux, Python tooling development, and other software-related tasks
  • Are hands-on and interested in supporting your designs throughout the product lifecycle, from early research to debugging field failures

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with line-voltage or high-power electronics
  • Experience with signal processing and/or digital feedback control systems
  • Experience debugging signal integrity and EMC issues

Our Perks & Benefits:

  • Robust equity program to build future wealth through RSUs
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Low cost fund options in our 401K and access to advisors
  • Generous paid Parental Leave (up to 16 weeks)
  • Tenure-based paid Sabbatical Leave (up to 6 weeks)
  • Flexible Out of Office Plan – Take time when you need it
  • Ample on-site parking & pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Healthy on-site lunches, snacks, beverages, & treats
  • Regular sponsored professional development opportunities
  • Many opt-in culture events across our diverse community
  • And of course… 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.