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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Alloy Enterprises Inc
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer
Alloy Enterprises is developing a new way to manufacture complex aluminum parts on-demand at the unit cost of casting. The 16-person team is creating novel materials, hardware, and software to commercialize their manufacturing process. The Founders have a combined 10 startups between them and bring along hard lessons learned. Alloy values honesty and transparency, and we make sure to take care of our people. -Founded in early 2020 in a Somerville carriage house, the company is now venture-backed and has contracts with the National Science Foundation and the United States Air Force AFWERX program.
We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer who will work with an interdisciplinary team to design and implement Alloy's software throughout its lifecycle. An ideal candidate has front-end and back-end experience for desktop applications, exposure to embedded Linux systems, and has architected an entire software ecosystem before. The candidate will work to define, design, develop, implement, and test Alloy's software suite. Strong communication, flexibility, and the desire to "wear many hats" will all be essential skills for any successful applicant. Job seniority commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities: ---- - - - - -Architect a full software stack - from a 3D slicer to embedded Linux - that will run end-to-end workflows for a novel manufacturing process--- - - - - -Work with hardware and process teams to identify software needs and design appropriate -solutions--- - - - - -Work with external consultants and partners, contribute to relevant Open Source projects--- - - - - -Integration of evolving open source and proprietary software packages for motion control, path planning, 2D and 3D geometry, slicing, and manufacturing execution--- - - - - -Define and implement software interfaces--- - - - - -Inform product requirements while considering customer workflows and process dataflow--- - - - - -Take products and features from requirements to proof-of-concept prototypes to durable production code Required Skills: ---- - - - - -Comfortable in a fast-paced startup environment with a bias towards action--- - - - - -Able to balance long-term strategic thinking with short-term focus on details--- - - - - -5+ years of industry experience building, testing, and shipping high quality code--- - - - - -Comfortable developing for both front-end and back-end desktop applications, and preferably worked with embedded linux environments--- - - - - -Experienced in production Python and modern C++ object oriented design and development, design patterns, and software development methodologies--- - - - - -Experience architecting full-stacks balancing product requirements with technical design decisions--- - - - - -Preferably worked in a relevant field such as additive manufacturing, 3D printing, 3D CAD tools, or robotics--- - - - - -Experience developing in an agile production code environment--- - - - - -Experience with high performance algorithm development and 3D geometry is a plus
Benefits:
--- - - - - -Unlimited PTO, 9 company holidays, and a shutdown around the holidays--- - - - - -Medical, dental, and vision including dependency coverage--- - - - - -Non-matching 401k, options for pre or post tax--- - - - - -Stock options--- - - - - -Parental leave--- - - - - -Direct impact on the tech roadmap and team--- - - - - -Career advancement opportunities in a high growth environment--- - - - - -Fully on-site team - some remote work available--- - - - - -Good coffee and regular happy hours--- - - - - -All-hands on deck efforts and celebrations

Keywords: Alloy Enterprises Inc, Somerville , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Somerville, Massachusetts

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