Senior Print Systems Engineer
Redwood City, CA
Working at the intersection of hardware, software, and molecular science, Carbon is committed to delivering on the promise of 3D printing, enabling commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to producing products with real-world applications.

With our cutting-edge technology, we are seeing customers innovate and manufacture parts with unmatched reliability, speed, and quality. 

You’ll be joining a close-knit team, working with experts in 3D geometry, web technologies, cloud infrastructure, firmware, and everything in between. We’ve had fun team activities where we escape rooms (real and virtual), play games, and cook delicious food. We also have a variety of employee-started communities at Carbon: baking, bootcamp, yoga, gaming, book club, diversity groups, and many more that you can participate in, and maybe even start your own! 

This position is cross-functional and combines algorithm development and implementation motivated and supported by experiments conducted in the lab. The hire must be able to quickly build an understanding of our print HW/SW framework and the physical underpinnings of that framework.
The position will prototype and then implement print SW, such as compensations for physical effects, that are based on the physics of the DLS process. Final implementation will be done in Carbon’s distributed compute setting and code review process.

Skills and requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data from physical systems, develop models based on the data, and implement software algorithms to improve system performance.
  • Experience root-causing failures and troubleshooting undesirable behaviors in complex physical and algorithmic systems and designing and implementing software fixes to resolve them.
  • Multi-language programmer for prototyping (e.g., Python, MATLAB) and production (C++, Python). SW prototyping ability is a must. Candidates with limited production SW experience are still encouraged to apply as these skills can be learned on the job.
  • Experience in control systems related to electro-mechanical, optical, or material/chemical systems
  • Experience in assessing the impact of software and hardware changes and managing feature rollout across multiple platforms, software versions, and customer bases.
  • Experience implementing and automating diagnostics, system health checks, GUI tools, calibration, and performance scripts is a plus.
  • Base knowledge of system identification, data modeling / fitting techniques, finite element methods, computational optimization, geometric analysis 
  • At least 6 years of industry experience
  • BS or MS in Controls, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field
  • Carbon is an equal opportunity employer. We provide complete benefits and competitive compensation including equity ownership.
    You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Carbon, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills

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