LightForce Ortho


Software Engineer


Burlington, MA (hybrid schedule is available)

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 who is ready to tackle tough challenges in the Digital Manufacturing space. As a Software Engineer, you will join our rapidly expanding team to design, implement, test and maintain features critical to the success of our customer facing order entry system, manufacturing automation system and 3rd party integrations. You will work closely with Product Management, key stakeholders and a small scrum team to help scale our rapidly growing product.

LightForce hires committed, self-motivated associates and then gives them the freedom and flexibility to do great work. You will help to grow a fantastic tech company, to advance the orthodontic profession, and to provide positive health benefits to patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Full-stack software development
  • System architecture
  • Implement new features, fix bugs, and participate in all scrum ceremonies
  • Collaborate with other developers via code reviews and discussions

Education and Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related quantitative field
  • 4+ years of experience developing and debugging with languages/frameworks such as Angular(8+), Typescript, Node.js, Express.js
  • Experience architecting, developing and maintaining a SaaS based infrastructure in AWS (Lambda, API Gateway, ECS)
  • Experience with databases such as PostgreSQL and Redis

Required Qualifications

  • Conscientious team member and independent worker
  • Experienced working within a scrum/agile organization
  • Effectively communicates inside and outside of engineering


  • Unlimited PTO
  • Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Fitness and Wellness reimbursement program
  • Retirement benefits / accounts
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits program
  • Paid parental leave

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.