LightForce Ortho


3D Software Engineer


Burlington, MA (remote OK)

About LightForce

LightForce Orthodontics 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 their 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 Orthodontics is seeking a talented 3D Software Engineer to join our rapidly expanding team at our corporate headquarters in Burlington, MA. As a 3D Software Engineer, you will contribute to our web-based digital treatment software, improve our high-performance geometry pipeline, and develop new internal tools and visualizations that enable a fully-digital manufacturing process.

We hire committed, self-motivated engineers and give them the freedom and flexibility to do great work. Whether finding elegant solutions to geometric problems or collaborating directly with orthodontists/hardware engineers/technicians, 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.

The Role

  • Contribute your talent for 3D CAD to improve our digital treatment platform
  • Own every part of the process: from design through development, testing, and delivery
  • Make informed decisions about how to integrate new hardware and better treatment strategies
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams on impactful engineering decisions


  • Have extensive experience with 3D graphics and/or visualization technologies
  • Are familiar with modern web application development, APIs, and CI/CD
  • Are comfortable working independently to learn about and troubleshoot issues
  • Can easily collaborate with other developers on code reviews, design discussions, and feature implementation

Bonus points for

  • Experience building 3D CAD software
  • Experience developing web-based frontend applications (Angular2+, Typescript)
  • Familiarity with AWS or similar cloud providers
  • Ability to translate customer feedback into software requirements
  • Understanding of scrum practices how to scope and estimate tickets


  • Flexible working hours and vacation policy
  • Bimonthly hack-a-thons for experimentation and innovation
  • Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Retirement benefits / accounts, paid parental leave, and pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Workplace perks such as snacks/drinks/coffee for in-office employees

LightForce Orthodontics 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.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LightForce Orthodontics 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.