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Whether its racing cars or missions to Mars, digital manufacturing is printing the future of innovation. VELO3D is the leader in mission-critical digital manufacturing solutions specializing in metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) or 3d Printing for high performance industries.

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.

Check out our open positions below:

Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Electromechanical)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Mechanical Engineer researches, develops, designs, tests, evaluates, and documents mechanical components, subassemblies, equipment, and systems, applying principles and techniques of mechanical engineering.  This position is responsible to work independently and as a member of a team supporting the development of capital equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Research, develop, and design mechanical and electromechanical and/or pneumatic prototypes, systems and subsystems for capital equipment (involving stepper or servo motors, pneumatic pumps, valves, etc…)
  • Perform tolerance analysis of designs at the system and subsystem level
  • Conduct system level integration and validation of designs (testing and troubleshooting)
  • Plan and perform tests to analyze the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems
  • Continuous improvement related to enhancing system performance, reliability and manufacturability
  • Drive full documentation of design including BOM, drawings and procedures
  • Oversee and coordinate activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of mechanical or electromechanical products and systems.
  • Manage small to mid-sized projects from concept to production.
  • Collaborate in a team environment working with Hardware, Software and Process.
  • Participates in team and other assigned meetings

 

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in mechanical engineering or a related field or higher

 

EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • 5+ years of experience in Mechanical Systems Design and Development
  • 5+ years of CAD experience (Solidworks)
  • 5 years’ experience designing manufacturing systems for semiconductor, machining, automation, materials processing, or other related industrial capital equipment applications (Additive Manufacturing, Semiconductor, Solar, Robotics, CNC, or Biomedical Manufacturing Equipment Design Engineering experience)

Desired:

  • Metal additive manufacturing experience a plus but not required
  • Experience with risk analysis methods such as FMEA

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Systems level thinker with experience working on complex mechanical systems
  • High level of commitment to contribute to a positive, high-paced and results-oriented work environment
  • Willing and able to work “Hands-on” to build, integrate and test newly developed systems and/or subsystems
  • Good experience in CAD design including GD&T, FEA and quality detail drawing documentation.
  • Self-driven and independent thinking. Ability to work independently.
  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

 

Software Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW

This Software Engineer will be part of the development team working on our next generation metal 3D printer. In addition, you will help to design new features for the current generation printer.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Solid C++ (C++11 or newer is a plus)
  • Multithreading
  • Python is a plus
  • Industrial automation experience is a plus
  • Hardware troubleshooting experience is a plus
  • Motion control system knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with industrial control protocols is a plus
  • Digital signal processing is a plus
  • Image processing is a plus
  • Qt or QML is a plus

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited university in Computer Science or a related field or higher.

  • 3+ 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 startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

 

Applications Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As an Applications Engineer you will be working directly with external customers and engineering groups within Velo3D to develop innovative and novel projects in additive manufacturing. You will work closely with process development, hardware and software engineering to refine current systems based on direct experiences with customers. You will support sales in finding and developing business cases that exploit our advanced technology.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Work in a fast-paced start up atmosphere on new technologies with constrained timelines.
  • Design, modify and analyze complex geometries in CAD.
  • Prepare and optimize files to be run on the printer, including understanding physical and economic implications to the print.
  • Interact and communicate directly with customers professionally and effectively to aid in customer service and generate proper customer feedback.
  • Perform highly technical hands-on tasks independently on and off site for extended periods of time.
  • Train and educate customers on Velo3D software use, technology application and machine hardware operation.
  • Operate metal additive manufacturing machines safely. Always wear appropriate PPE and obey safety protocols. Machines pose hazards associated with lasers, electronics, mechanical devices and metal powder.
  • Perform post processing additive manufacturing operations including manual material removal, grinding, furnace operation, media blasting, wire EDM and other related tasks.
  • Lift heavy metal parts and associated equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Travel up to 50%.
  • Work closely and effectively with teams across multiple departments on technical projects.
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware anomalies in the system using monitoring software, machine schematics, written procedures and internal support.
  • Maintain strong organizational skills with regards to documentation, software analysis and project management.

 

EXPERIENCE:
  • Customer facing project management roles.
  • CAD software design (Solidworks, Siemens NX, AutoCAD, CATIA)
  • Hands on mechanical experience using machining, semiconductor, additive manufacturing, heavy lab or other related equipment.
  • Desired:
  • Additive manufacturing design or production experience
  • Experience with generative design tools (Altair Inspire, nTopology Element), print preparation software (Materialise Magics, Netfabb) or simulation software
  • Manufacturing design or engineering experience

 

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Material Science or related field.

Desired: Graduate degree in related field.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • ITAR compliance.

 

Sr Software Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Senior Software Engineer works on Intelligent Multi-Functional Software System at the heart of a disruptive 3D metal printing system. The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for gathering, analyzing, planning, developing, and maintaining software system products for modeling, visualizing, simulating and analyzing of multi-physics phenomena.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C++ code
  • Break down complex problems into achievable and measurable goals.
  • Communicate with other members of the software team as well as members of other teams as Velo to determine and understand what needs to be implemented.
  • Implement performance and quality modules
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Troubleshoot software, hardware and system issues and provide technical support.

 

EDUCATION:

Desired: Master’s degree from an accredited university in an applicable field such as computer science, engineering plus some job-related experience.

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in computer science or a related field plus at least two years of applicable and job-related experience.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Minimum of 2 years of industry experience in software product development or equivalent educational/academic experience.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • High level of commitment to contribute to a positive, high-paced and results-oriented work environment
  • Strong proficiency in C++
  • Experience writing consumer facing desktop applications with Qt
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships and work collaboratively across the organization.
  • At least 3 years of application programming experience with C/C++ and QT in one or more of the following environments: Windows and/or *nix and/or MacOS
  • Knowledge of low-level threading primitives and real-time environments of Windows and *nux
  • Strong proficiency in QT and C++, with fair knowledge of the language specification. (C++ 11/14/17)
  • Proficiency in software engineering principles and engineering tools
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications
  • Self-driven and independent thinking. Ability to work independently.
  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup company on disruptive technologies and make it a success.

 

Marketing Operations & Analytics Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As the Marketing Operations & Analytics Manager, you will ensure the Marketing team is operating efficiently and is pacing toward business goals. You will be a strategic partner to the Marketing leadership team, delving into projects like lead scoring or attribution modeling, while also ensuring our Marketing team have the right processes in place so that we are operating effectively and efficiently. You will be responsible for management of our HubSpot programs company-wide and will own our marketing metrics and reporting, providing insights to optimize performance, and executing both ad-hoc reporting and dashboard development. You will partner with Sales Operations to ensure information flows smoothly between sales and marketing, and will help us produce regular Executive and Board-level reporting.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Act as a strategic thought leader in partnership with our Marketing organization
  • Drive quarterly & annual strategic marketing team planning. Own key strategic checkpoints, produce business plans, and status reports. Assist KPI-setting process
  • Serve as a primary source of analytic oversight within the Marketing org, identifying inconsistencies/dependencies in data and working with stakeholders to make necessary next steps
  • Provide data-driven recommendations to optimize marketing performance
  • Communicate findings and recommendations in a way that is clear and actionable for employees at all levels.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive forecasting tool to inform planning, budget allocation, and marketing channel efficiency recommendations
  • Proactively identify and conduct ad-hoc strategic analyses in partnership with our CMO and Demand Gen teams
  • Maintain existing marketing technology stack including HubSpot and other. Evaluate and implement new technologies to improve and optimize marketing team performance
  • Own responsibility for prioritizing and executing strategic, cross-functional campaigns using HubSpot across the company incl. creating email templates, landing pages etc.
  • Manage ABM tools for marketing and sales teams
  • Partner with Sales Operations team on managing Salesforce instance and priorities for marketing needs
  • Identify areas of inefficiency for process and technology optimization, and propose and implement scalable solutions
  • Partner with Sales & external BDR teams to create streamlined contact management, ABM lists and source key contacts
  • Create and maintain dashboards to monitor the performance of marketing activities (incl. Demand Gen programs, sales/BD funnel, website) and measure overall business impact
  • Representation in commercial meetings.

 

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5+ years experience with a mix of strategy & operations in a technology company or top-tier consulting firm/investment bank with strong exposure to technology/software data
  • Analytical thinker who enjoys working deeply with data to uncover insights
  • Advanced proficiency in data analysis, financial modeling, and visualization (SQL, statistical modeling, Tableau, etc.) to solve complex business problems.
  • B2B attribution modeling and ROI analysis
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent communication and presentation skills for stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong business acumen and with the ability to apply context to sanity-check numbers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated effective listening and communication skills with the ability to synthesize data collected and identify the root of problems/causes
  • A passion for protecting brand identity
  • Proven ability in driving efficiency through data and technology.

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Self-starter with strong project management skillset – ability to focus on tactical execution to get the job done
  • Able to influence without direct authority, track record of establishing strong cross-functional partnerships
  • Attention to detail while delivering against tight deadlines
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Very trustworthy, high integrity
  • Positive, optimistic attitude; willing to do what it takes to get the job done.

 

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As the Sr Product Marketing Manager at Velo3D, you will help drive the go-to-market strategy, constantly improve our messaging and positioning, and be a strategic voice of the customer across the org. You will plan and execute impactful product launches, build relationships across the business, enable a growing sales team, and help shape the product roadmap. Reporting to the CMO, you will be a foundational member of the marketing team, and will have a profound impact on the company’s success. This is a unique opportunity to join the team that’s changing the Additive Manufacturing market and play an integral role at one of the most innovative companies in Silicon Valley

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?
  • Collaborate with the Marketing & Sales teams to define go-to-market strategies and new product messaging that compels prospects to engage with Velo3D
  • Produce a suite of high-quality, differentiated communications materials to support our Sales, BDR, and marketing teams. These can include, product brochures, white papers, videos, webinars, reports, ebooks etc
  • Plan and deliver impactful product launches, working closely with counterparts across Marketing, Apps, Sales, and Services
  • Be the expert on competition and ensure the sales team knows how to differentiate and de-position them in the field
  • Work directly with customers, internal stakeholders and analysts to better understand buyer pains, needs and requirements; work with internal teams to identify key areas of priority for future product development
  • Develop compelling packaging and pricing for Upstart’s growing set of offerings and capabilities, along with supporting sales tools
  • Craft and evolve cohesive presentations that support our GTM process, tailored specifically to design and manufacturing engineers
  • Work closely with Content Marketing and Demand Gen on campaign assets for various stages of the marketing funnel
  • Become an expert in the customer buying decision, competitors, and the market through ongoing research
  • Continuously gather and synthesize insights from prospect meetings, customer interviews, and data from sales tools – to identify ways to improve our messaging, sales process, and product capabilities

 

WHAT DO YOU BRING TO THE TABLE?
  • 7+ yrs experience in a product marketing role, or technical marketing role for a manufacturing company
  • Master communicator who can distill complex, technical concepts into compelling messaging and collateral
  • A high-quality portfolio that demonstrates your ability to write and deliver content
  • Experience launching new products and features to market in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to build champions with internal and external stakeholders across diverse teams
  • Fast learner, deeply curious about technology
  • Well-rounded business athlete – equally adept at strategy, analytics, content development, enablement, and operations
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience, MBA a plus

 

Research Analyst

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As the Research Analyst for Velo3D, you will arm executives with data for market insights, decision-making, and business strategy. You will demonstrate strong analytic skills and be comfortable collecting, analyzing, and presenting data in various environments and formats. You will be a strategic partner to the CEO, CMO, CFO, and the VP of Sales, delving into various projects, such as identifying the Total Addressable Market (TAM) for Velo3D’s target industries and metal parts. You will also help identify new territories for expansion and be responsible for providing the data needed for critical business decisions. To be successful in this role, you should be entrepreneurial in spirit, comfortable with ambiguity, have exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to confidently articulate findings and make recommendations to senior executives. This position requires a keen interest in supply chain operations, manufacturing processes, and supply chain optimization.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?
  • Identify the Total Addressable Market (TAM) for Velo3D’s target industries and metal parts
  • Play a key role in identifying, developing, and supporting the rollout of new business markets, segments, and opportunities
  • Provide timely and actionable research findings and insights to Velo3D’s senior management team for decision making and to aid in accelerating revenue, company brand equity, and profitability
  • Provide the data needed for critical business decisions as needed

 

WHAT DO YOU BRING TO THE TABLE?
  • You are quantitative, analytical, logical, and good at managing numbers and data
  • Analytical thinker who enjoys working deeply with data to uncover insights
  • Advanced proficiency in data analysis, financial modeling, and visualization (SQL, statistical modeling, Tableau, etc.) to solve complex business problems
  • Interest in manufacturing and supply chain (experience preferred but not required)
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent communication and presentation skills for stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong business acumen and with the ability to apply context to sanity-check numbers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated effective listening and communication skills with the ability to synthesize data
  • Ability to communicate clearly and make recommendations based on insights collected

 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • MBA graduate with an undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering
  • Three years experience in mechanical engineering is a strong plus

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES
  • Experience working with senior decision-makers
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of primary and secondary market research methodologies, techniques, tools and processes and working knowledge of advanced statistical applications, i.e., SPSS
  • Must have analytical ability; communication skills, be results-driven, have technical, and business acumen
  • Able to influence without direct authority with a track record of establishing strong cross-functional partnerships
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Very trustworthy with high integrity
  • Positive, optimistic attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

 

Account Based Marketing Manager

Position Overview:

The Account Based Marketing Manager at VELO3D will be responsible for planning, organizing, and executing programs that generate new prospects and advance existing opportunities for the sales team within specific, targeted accounts and contacts. These accounts will include OEMs and CMs with different value propositions across a variety of sectors such as Aerospace and Oil & Gas. 

As the ABM manager, you will lead and build marketing plans consisting of multi-touch, multi-dimensional programs including both inbound and outbound tactics as well as managing 3rd party vendors to meet pipeline requirements.  

Reporting to the CMO and working closely with the VP of Sales, SDR team and the marketing team as a whole, you’ll plan, design, manage and optimize 1;1 and 1:few  marketing campaigns across multiple channels to generate pipeline revenue. 

Finally, you will have a portfolio of campaigns with demonstrable results and lessons learned that you can share and discuss. 

 

What Will You Do?

  • Develop and implement target account strategy to support account-based selling and meet sales targets 
  • Create annual and quarterly marketing plans and targets for targeted sales accounts and contacts that focus on acquisition and accelerate existing opportunities 
  • Interface with sales to determine sales enablement needs, and work with product marketing to develop tools, programs in a box, and content 
  • Proactively engage with the direct and external SDR teams to coordinate, communicate, and optimize the impact of marketing activities 
  • Work closely with Marketing Operations to report weekly and monthly on program effectiveness while constantly looking at ways to optimize results  
  • Evaluate, select and manage vendors that contribute to local demand creation programs including agencies, direct mail providers, and fulfillment services 
  • Communicate and educate the sales team regarding new and planned marketing activities including global, regional and local programs 
  • Design & execute 1:1, 1: few, and broad-based marketing initiatives to meet pipeline requirements of varied account segments 
  • Track lead flow to ensure the appropriate sales channels are following up on marketing in a timely manner 
  • Deploy ready-to-carry-out marketing tactics and provide sales enablement on an account and industry basis using various channels including digital, events, and social media 
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive account profiles and target personas; oversee a database of named contacts to align marketing and sales in defining the target audience required to achieve account goals 
  • Work with sales to identify gaps in key personas and contact information within strategic accounts; develop data and insight strategy to add key personas and contacts within accounts 
  • Collaborate with the CMO to create and gain consensus for cross-portfolio GTM plans and marketing plans in alignment with strategic mandates and sales directives 
  • Identify opportunities to improve marketing effectiveness through better audience segmentation, marketing techniques, and processes

 

Who You Are:

  • Minimum of 5 year’s experience in a high-tech B2B demand generation, ABM, or field marketing role with experience targeting a technical audience 
  • Familiar with modern technologies and programs  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or comparable education/experience 
  • Proven track record executing innovative and multi-part event and demand generation programs 
  • Proven track record with account-based marketing programs and large account selling teams with demonstrable results 
  • Solid experience creating and executing integrated marketing campaigns using tactics that include live events, webinars, digital advertising, and social media 
  • Experience building, launching and reporting on campaigns using HubSpot and Salesforce 
  • Track record of developing and managing multiple marketing programs simultaneously 
  • Experience with targeting, segmentation and list acquisition to build prospect lists for demand gen campaigns 
  • Strong understanding of how to use inbound marketing and content marketing to generate more qualified leads 

 

Key Attributes:

  • Self-starter with strong project management skillset—ability to focus on tactical execution to get the job done 
  • Able to influence without direct authority, track record of establishing strong cross-functional partnerships 
  • Attention to detail while delivering against tight deadlines 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity 
  • Very trustworthy, high integrity 
  • Positive, optimistic attitude; willing to do what it takes to get the job done. 

Sr Director Public Relations & Social Media

Position Overview:

 

As the Sr Director of Public Relations & Social Media for VELO3D, you are an experienced storytellers, strategists, and leader. 

You will be responsible for building strategic public relations, analyst relations, and editorial programs and use industry knowledge and expertise to develop trust with customers to allow us to tell our joint stories. 

You will be masterful at translating key messages into a story placement or speaking engagements and have a track record of developing original ideas, an eye for a good story, leading executives, and generating impactful public relations results for emerging, fast-growth companies. 

As part of your role, you will also be responsible for building relationships with key industry analysts to drive awareness, influence revenue, and build our brand credibility. 

 

What You’ll Do:

Execute PR and social media campaigns that generate high-impact press coverage 

  • Build and nurture relationships with top press across business, tech, and trade media 
  • Own development of PR materials, including announcements, messaging, pitches, press kits, etc. 
  • Manage multiple agency partners to drive steady cadence of positive coverage in priority publications 
  • Partner with sales t teams to identify media opportunities within our customer base 
  • Identify and draft award submissions and develop media presentations 
  • Recommend speaking opportunities and create speaker proposals 
  • Manage social media channels to engage key audiences and amplify our messages 

Develop PR strategies to support brand awareness, demand, and adoption of VELO3D 

  • Monitor and understand competitive landscape and positioning 
  • Conceive and deliver unique storylines that favorably position VELO3D, its leadership and customers relative to competitors 
  • Develop and execute on scrappy, guerilla-style events & campaigns that drive press and/or social activity 
  • Own the day-to-day management of PR agency partners, including communicating priorities, reviewing agency-produced work and managing deadlines. 
  • Develop materials for press briefings, including development of messaging and presentations 
  • Monitor news on a daily basis, sharing point of view with various teams  
  • Track and improve qualitative as well as quantitative results over time 
  • Measure and track ongoing health of PR programs based on agreed upon metrics and KPIs on a monthly basis 
  • Collaborate with Marketing colleagues to create an integrated PR strategy in support of business goals 
  • Own PR activities for cross-functional, integrated marketing campaigns, such as product launches and major events, to maximize business impact 
  • Understand the role of PR in the broader communications and marketing function and how it contributes to the marketing funnel 
  • Be creative!  

Build, manage and own relationships with key Analysts  

  • Develop and execute a plan and approach to identify and drive relationships with key industry analysts to raise awareness and advocate for VELO3D’s strategy, market leadership, products and solutions 
  • Manage industry analysts to influence revenue, and build brand credibility 
  • Work closely with senior executives and subject matter experts to create and coordinate analyst contact, collect information for analyst requests, manage deliverables, and drive information through the business 

 

Who You Are: 

  • 10+ years of public relations experience, including several years in leadership roles at an agency or start-up  
  • Experience developing a brand narrative and crafting messaging from scratch that resonate with key audiences 
  • Hands-on experience with social media to help amplify messages and build engagement with key audiences 
  • You’re comfortable with technical products and audiences, and translating benefits and features to be more accessible 
  • Corporate marketing experience managing industry analysts to influence revenue and credibility   
  • Evaluated, chosen, and managed external agencies successfully all within budget 
  • Ability to turn ideas into actionable plans that align with business goals and generate public relations results 
  • Advanced writing and editing skills 
  • Direct, transparent, inclusive interpersonal communication skills 
  • Collaborative approach to public relations 
  • Ability to interact, influence and communicate clearly with senior executives and other subject-matter experts 
  • Track-record of sustained, high-quality work in fast-paced environments 
  • A portfolio of PR work that exemplifies brand strategy, public relations execution, and leadership capabilities 

 

Key Attributes:

  • Self-starter with strong project management skillset—ability to focus on tactical execution to get the job done 
  • Able to influence without direct authority, track record of establishing strong cross-functional partnerships 
  • Attention to detail while delivering against tight deadlines 
  • Collaborative and transparent  
  • Comfortable with ambiguity 
  • Very trustworthy, high integrity 
  • Positive, optimistic attitude; willing to do what it takes to get the job done. 

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