Orbital Composites (robotic 3D printing company) hiring a SWE

Orbital Composites is a Silicon Valley start-up that builds disruptive technologies to enable Industry 4.0 through 3D Printing & Robotic Automation. The company’s mission is to unleash the power of robots for Additive Manufacturing and Automation, by designing robotic 3D printing technology that is extremely easy to program, use, and manage. Join us in developing the next generation of robotic additive manufacturing technologies.

We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate individual who is willing to create the digital platform that will power the state-of-the-art robotics 3D printing hardware. The perfect fit for this job should understand the complications and needs of industrial manufacturing technologies and have a passion for transforming them into true autonomous systems. Our projects focus on large-scale and/or high-performance applications, as well as research and development for creating new generations of robotic 3D printing systems. This is a great opportunity to put your software skills to use to create a true real-time control system and a simulation environment for the next generation of autonomous robotic manufacturing technologies. We are a small and high-performing team, and we are looking for a flexible, initiative-taking, independent, and an honest and clear communicator.


  • Create middleware (software and firmware) for real-time robotics control and integration with industrial hardware
  • Work with physics simulation environments
  • Develop mathematical models for novel 3D printing slicers
  • Create end-user-facing web applications
  • Develop algorithms for unique multiple-robot collaborative motion planning tasks including AI planning and additive and composites manufacturing specific control algorithms

Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in C++, Python, and a good understanding of Linux operating systems
  • Experience working with 3D computer graphics, simulation, modeling environments
  • Proficiency in ROS and ROS2
  • Experience with closed-loop feedback systems development and motion planning
  • Experience with backend and front-end web development
  • Ability to develop, integrate, test, and release production-ready code in a large-scale commercial setting
  • Distributed systems, embedded systems, and networking architectures


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • US citizenship or permanent residency (Green Card)

Please send an email to anil@orbitalcomposites.com with your resume to apply.

To learn more about Orbital Composites, please visit https://orbitalcomposites.com