Principal Software Engineer - Markforged

Date Posted: Mar 18, 2023

Job Detail

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
  • Degree:
  • Remote:
    Yes / No
  • Salary:
    Monthly: 1000 USD - 2000 USD

Job Description

As a Principal Software Engineer you will be helping us build best in class systems, with the potential to work on a few projects. This could be Full-stack Node.js Web development, building out Markforged’s 3D printer/content management system and web-based slicer (Eiger - visit This is a true full-stack position, ranging from designing REST APIs, utilizing AWS services, optimizing Postgres queries, and implementing new 3D views in WebGL.


What will you own?

  • Design, build, and maintain a world-class multi-tenant website for storing, editing, and printing 3D designs
  • Enable enterprise-class system integrations by creating powerful APIs and beautiful user interfaces
  • Work with engineers across the company to build new features at large scale
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Plan for the growth of Markforged's infrastructure


Important Note:
Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!


What you have:

  • 8+ year experience building and shipping high quality code with strong CS fundamentals
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Experience with contemporary web development frameworks (Angular, React/ Redux, etc)
  • Experience with cloud systems such as AWS or Azure
  • Excellent command of Javascript, Coffeescript, TypeScript or Python
  • Have excellent verbal & written English communication
  • Know your way around a UNIX shell
  • Experience with mentorship and/or management and a desire to continue to do so

Bonus Points

  • Experience with single-sign on technologies such as AWS Cognito, Auth0, or Okta
  • Can design and implement tooling and automation for clustering, scaling, monitoring and alerting
  • Experience with web-based visualization frameworks (Canvas, D3, Three.js, WebGL and more)
  • Experience with CAD/CAM software and 3D modeling libraries
  • We use Apple computers and G-suite collaboration tools. While experience with these tools is not required, the ideal candidate will be excited to broaden their knowledge and embrace change


Why Markforged?
Help us reinvent manufacturing. 
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
Perks & Benefits
For all US-based roles, we offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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