R&D Test Engineer



Quality Assurance
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 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.

The Test Engineering team ensures that Formlabs products are ready to ship and will be reliable in the field. We work closely with design teams of all disciplines to find product flaws as fast as possible and then work on redesigns to make more robust systems.

Are you a cross-functional engineer who is passionate about creating robust products? We want you to join as a R&D Test Engineer:

The Job:

  • Develop, execute, and manage system, subsystem, and component level validation test plans to ensure products meet design and reliability requirements. Work with other teams to ensure a thorough system is completed.
  • Perform hands-on and data-driven root cause analysis of electromechanical subsystems utilizing common problem solving methodologies
  • Design, build, and implement automated testing equipment for subsystem characterization and reliability/environmental testing
  • Collaborate with the design team throughout product development to perform risk assessments, manage continuous testing, and contribute to design reviews


  • 3+ years experience in Systems, Test, or Integration engineering
  • Are well versed with complex electromechanical systems and are passionate about understanding what it takes to make them work reliably
  • Have experience developing full system test plans and know how to execute them in fast-paced product development timelines
  • Have experience with testing a wide range of sensors, actuators, and mechanical components
  • Can prototype and run your own tests, from experimental setup to hardware and software implementation

Bonus skills:

  • Familiarity with Linux systems and scripting in various languages (Python preferred)
  • Familiarity with HALT and HASS testing

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.