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AppDev Software Engineer

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DESCRIPTION

Shapeways is a platform that enables creators to make their products come to life. In 2007, we created 3D printing as a service and have now delivered 10 Million products to a growing community of over a million creators around the world. Our smart, engaged, fun team works with cutting-edge technologies every single day to help creators design, make and sell. We're bringing together passionate people to change the future and empower anyone to be a creator.

 

Why is a Software Engineer important to us?

Shapeways is looking for a Software Engineer to join our technology team. Our ideal candidate is a great collaborator with the technical skills to oversee projects of moderate complexity. The candidate should understand the business that their code supports and work to identify risks (in code, features, and design) and communicate these to the appropriate parties. If you're up for the challenge of helping us transform the 3D printing industry, then this role is for you!

 

As a Software Engineer you will:

  • Partner with business stakeholders to deliver features on time and to specifications
  • Promote the adoption of new technologies while continuously advancing and evolving our legacy codebase
  • Collaborate with team members to refine our best practices and processes
  • Participate in code reviews, write automated tests, and help define our technical roadmap

REQUIREMENTS

You might be a good fit if you (have, possess, are):

  • 3+ years of experience working on PHP/MySQL projects
  • Prior experience integrating 3rd party API's and interfaces
  • Familiarity with the Model–View–Controller architectural pattern
  • Working knowledge of Linux/UNIX systems
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Good communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Nice-to-haves:

  • Familiarity with frameworks like Symfony, Laravel, Zend
  • Familiarity with HTML5, CSS (SASS), Javascript (VueJS)

BENEFITS

Why join our team?

At Shapeways, we all contribute to a respectful work environment where we share ideas and encourage each other to think creatively. We are a collaborative, diverse and dynamic group of individuals ready to embark on our next chapter of growth. We put creators first. We are adaptable and resourceful. We focus on results and are all in. We are committed.

 

Do you want to be part of a culture that is inclusive, inspiring, and allows you the autonomy to be creative in your work? If so, we invite you to join us on our adventure!

Benefits and perks include:

  • Comprehensive Health Package - We offer great medical, dental, and vision plan options that provide coverage to the employee. We pay 100% of your medical coverage for the Core Medical Plan. We also have competitive pricing plans for dental and vision!
  • 401(k) with Safe Harbor Employer Contribution - Join the team and we will invest in your future.
  • Parental Leave - Robust paid time off for new parents; both primary and secondary leave.
  • Generous Paid Time Off - 20 PTO days plus 5 sick days. Whether it’s traveling the world, taking a mental health day, or going to the dentist... because Life. Also, this year we piloted Summer Friday’s!
  • Health & Wellness - We care about your wellbeing. From Commuter Benefits to FSA’s to Fond.co to standing desks to a pilot program with One Medical...we’ve got you covered!
  • Great Snacks and Free Lunch - Fully stocked fridge, and fancy coffee. Also, daily catered lunch at our Long Island City and weekly catered lunch in our Manhattan office.
  • Regular Happy Hours - Cheers to themed happy hours! Enjoy extra time for getting to know your teammates.
  • Credit towards 3D Printing - Every employee receives $100 of Shapeways credit each quarter to make or buy.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • LAMP StackLanguages
    • MySQLLanguages
    • CSSLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • Vue.jsLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Pivotal TrackerManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • ZendeskCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • SendGridEmail

Location

We're a B2B/B2C business with offices globally; HQ in the Flatiron, and two manufacturing facilities; Long Island City & Eindhoven.

An Insider's view of Shapeways

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Shapeways cares about its employee's work/life balance by supporting flexible working hours, parental leave, and a genuine attitude of camaraderie and working together. I am thankful for the friendly environment and truly feel that our leadership team cares about the staff and how they're doing, both professionally and personally.

Leon Tsivin

Director, Product Management

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Every 3D model uploaded to Shapeways is unique: it's intended purpose, it's geometry, it's the owner. Whereas other industries may be able to take a 'one-size-fits-all customers' approach to solving problems, we are often faced with the challenge of making a solution work for a near infinite amount of possibilities.

Carolyn Dempsey

Director, Product Management

What does career growth look like on your team?

We introduced an Engineering Career Ladder to our team; we outlined all of our available roles and their respective responsibilities. That document, along with a related individualized Career Development Plan, serves as the basis for directing our engineers' career growth. Still, it's up to each engineer to drive their own career growth forward.

Reginald Mullin

Director, Engineering

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We strive to create a culture that empowers our team at all levels. We have an ambitious vision for the company, a clear strategy on how we can accomplish that, and goals that connect everyone to the same purpose. This starts by building and developing the team, communicating, being transparent, and celebrating our successes and failures.

Greg Kress

CEO

What are some social events your company does?

Our social events are definitely a nice wide range, ranging from a quick Mardi Gras happy hour inside our actual office to a holiday party at a nice rooftop lounge. Additionally, we have had team-specific outings that have included going to an arcade, sports bar, and a karaoke bar.

David Omansky

Strategic Accounts Manager

What are Shapeways Perks + Benefits

Shapeways Benefits Overview

Comprehensive Health Package - We offer great medical, dental, and vision plan options that provide coverage to the employee. We pay 100% of your medical coverage for the Core Medical Plan. We also have competitive pricing plans for dental and vision!
401(k) with Safe Harbor Employer Contribution - Join the team and we will invest in your future.
Parental Leave - Robust paid time off for new parents; both primary and secondary leave.
Generous Paid Time Off - 20 PTO days plus 5 sick days. Whether it’s traveling the world, taking a mental health day, or going to the dentist... because Life. Also, this year we piloted Summer Friday’s!
Health & Wellness - We care about your wellbeing. From Commuter Benefits to FSA’s to Fond.co to standing desks to a pilot program with One Medical...we’ve got you covered!
Great Snacks and Free Lunch - Fully stocked fridge, and fancy coffee. Also, daily catered lunch at our Long Island City and weekly catered lunch in our Manhattan office.
Regular Happy Hours - Cheers to themed happy hours! Enjoy extra time for getting to know your teammates.
Credit towards 3D Printing - Every employee receives $100 of Shapeways credit each quarter to make or buy.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We've created culture committees in each of our offices to plan events that bring our employees together; happy hours celebrating wins or special life events, or fun outings to bring us together!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
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