Technical Lead (C++)

Department: Engineering
Location: Hungary

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. Our printers are used by Google, Tesla, Gillette, and New Balance, just to name a few.

Founded in 2011, became a unicorn company in 2018, Formlabs is one of the leading 3D printer manufacturers in the world. By building up the Product Development Center in Hungary, we opened our Budapest office just over three years ago to establish key Engineering and Customer Teams in this region. Having a dynamically growing team with 100+ people we're building a company so diverse that we can tackle any challenge.

Software is at the heart of all aspects of Formlabs products. We aim to bring ground-breaking 3D printers to the desks and shops of designers, artists, and professionals the world over. Our software is integral to ensuring exceptional experiences with our products as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing. The Software Team develops the printer firmware that drives our hardware, and PreForm, the most powerful and intuitive desktop print application with advanced 3D geometric and print algorithms.

We are looking for a Tech Lead for our Desktop team with a user focused mindset and strong technical background. The Desktop team is responsible for implementing E2E software workflows, building and shipping PreForm, for ensuring ease of use, including high performing computations and rendering. By joining Formlabs you’ll have the opportunity to build an intuitive, world class print preparation application, PreForm, that enables users to create amazing 3D prints again and again.

The job:

  • Work with your EM to oversee technical decisions and directions for PreForm
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders (product managers, designers) to ensure we build the right features
  • Build bridges with other departments to maximize product impact
  • Cross platform application (Win, Mac) development using C++ / QT
  • End-to-end feature development including design, implementation and testing
  • Design and implement well-structured code with strong focus on maintainability, testing and CI
  • Work in a product focused agile environment


  • Have experience in leading teams
  • Can architect and implement complex software products
  • Have knowledge of modern C++
  • Are willing to take initiatives and learn from failures
  • Are excited to dive into a huge variety of challenges
  • Are comfortable with complex algorithms (linear algebra and geometry)


We Offer:

  • #LI-Hybrid
  • Monthly Wolt credits (70000 HUF/month) for food delivery to the office
  • Private health insurance with Medicover
  • Shares in the company 
  • All You Can Move pass
  • Free beverages and snacks at the office
  • A monthly or quarterly public transportation pass
  • Opportunity to travel to our Boston office
  • An inclusive, dog-friendly office with diverse and inspiring colleagues
  • The ability to print in 3D to your heart's content
  • Development opportunities both in-house and off-site
  • Fun team events


We build amazing things. Come join us.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, 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.

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