Senior Software Engineer (Print SW)

Onsite - Fremont, CA
Engineering – Print Software /
Full Time /
Velo3D is a technology company that provides the industry’s most advanced fully integrated metal 3D printing solution for mission-critical parts.

Some of the most pioneering companies, including SpaceX, Honeywell, and Lam Research, use the Velo3D solution to drive defense innovation, improve aerospace applications, enhance transportation efficiency, and produce critical oil & gas applications.

While conventional 3D printing and traditional manufacturing methods impose strict design and performance limitations, Velo3D supports true design freedom and allows engineers to build the complex parts they need without compromising performance or quality for manufacturability. In our quest to support tomorrow’s innovations, we enable parts to be printed to exact standards of consistency, quality, and repeatability.

Velo3D has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023. For more information, please visit, or follow the company on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Position Overview:

Be part of a small development team working on the software driving out 3D printers. 

Essential Functions:

    • Write new code for upcoming models of printers using C++, Python, or other programming languages if required 
    • Support existing models of printers using C++, Python, or other programming languages if required  


    • Solid C++ (must have C++11 or newer)  

Must have at least one of the following:

    • Python 
    • Industrial automation experience 
    • Hardware troubleshooting experience 
    • Motion control system knowledge 
    • Experience with industrial control protocols 
    • Digital signal processing 
    • Image processing  
    • Qt or QML 

Education And Experience

    • Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited university in Computer Science or a related field or higher. 
    • 5+ years of experience in Software Engineering developing C++ applications. 

Other Requirements

    • Self-driven and independent thinking. Ability to work independently. Systems level thinker. 
    • High level of commitment to contribute to a positive, high-paced and results-oriented work environment 
    • Strong desire to work for a small company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.  
    • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
About the Company:
Velo, Velo3D, Sapphire and Intelligent Fusion are registered trademarks of Velo3D, Inc. Without Compromise, Flow, Flow Developer, and Assure are trademarks of Velo3D, Inc.
With the only SupportFree laser powder bed fusion capability, we enable on-demand manufacturing of production quality Titanium, Inconel, and Aluminum parts with an unprecedented degree of design freedom and quality control. The VELO3D award-winning solution includes an integrated offering of hardware and software: Sapphire® metal AM production printer, Flow™ print preparation software, Assure™ quality assurance and control system, and an integrated manufacturing process that runs throughout the printing operation.
Our team enjoys excellent benefits including healthcare coverage and 401(K) employer contributions. We believe in transparency and recognizing exceptional efforts through our monthly all-hands meetings and team member appreciation awards.
Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base salary for this full-time position is between $163,985 and $171,101. This salary range reflects the minimum and maximum target for this position in the U.S. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience, job-related skills, related education, work location, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In addition to a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits package, this position may be eligible for other forms of compensation such as participation in a bonus and equity program, as applicable.
Velo3D provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on, race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.