LightForce Ortho


Software Engineer


Costa Rica

About LightForce

LightForce is a 3D printing technology company focused on the orthodontic space. Our digital platform empowers orthodontists with fully customized, 3D-printed tooth-moving tools. In 2019, we launched our first product - the world’s only, fully customized 3D printed bracket system and digital treatment software. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Learn more at:


LightForce is seeking a talented Software Engineer to join our rapidly expanding Sustaining Engineering team. As a Software Engineer, you will be an integral part of the day-to-day activity of the software organization. You will work closely with other software developers, product managers, customer support and other departments to address product requests, implement bug fixes and work closely with our customers to drive successful resolutions of issues.

At LightForce, we hire committed, self-motivated associates and give them the freedom and flexibility to do great work. Working at LightForce provides the opportunity to build a fantastic tech company while advancing the orthodontic profession in a way that produces positive health benefits for patients.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Document and address incoming requests for software product support
  • Implement bug fixes and enhancements
  • Closely collaborate with other department to ensure a positive customer experience

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ year of demonstrated experience with web-based software development (Angular2+ / Typescript / C++)
  • Comfortable working independently to learn about and troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to collaborate with others on troubleshooting, bug fixes and customer escalations
  • Excellent English skills: written and verbal (CV must be written in English)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with 3D orthodontic software
  • Familiarity with AWS or similar cloud providers
  • Understanding of scrum practices; how to scope and estimate tickets


  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible work environment
  • Work from home opportunities

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and we are most interested in finding the BEST candidate for the job. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the preferred qualifications described.

LightForce has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption with accommodations in order to partake in certain activities in the United States.

LightForce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.