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Test Technician - Hardware


San Francisco, CA, US

Job ID:  39130
Category:  Information Technology

Origin was acquired in early 2021 by Stratasys, the world’s leading 3D printing company. Our 3D printers enable mass production of end-use parts using our intelligent Programmable Photopolymerization P3™ technology, combining high-performance materials from our partner ecosystem along with industry-leading accuracy, consistency and detail enabled by our technology. Join a diverse, energetic, talented and global team - with the culture, pace and creativity of a Silicon Valley startup. Help us usher in a new era in manufacturing and make an impact.  


We are looking for an experienced, energetic, and motivated Hardware Technician to join our growing hardware team. As a Hardware Technician at Stratasys, you will be a member of a highly capable and technical team working together to design, test, and develop next generation DLP 3D printers. You may also support and work cross functionally with other internal groups including R&D and manufacturing.



  • Operate Origin One DLP 3D printers in an R&D testing environment
  • Support building and debugging wire harnesses and cables
  • PCB board rework 0402 component level soldering capabilities
  • Design, build, and set up test equipment and fixtures
  • Assist the hardware team in all aspects of building and testing electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Work closely with engineers to support, maintain, and troubleshoot production units
  • Maintain detailed documentation for all test and maintenance procedures and team processes



  • 2+ years of technical experience in a similar role or combined experience
  • 1+ years of experience operating 3D printers and using CAD tools



  • 4-year technical degree or equivalent experience 
  • 2+ years with hands-on experience with liquid resin-based 3D printers and subsystems
  • Electrical troubleshooting and board debug experience.
  • Experience working in an organized scientific lab environment and leading small projects
  • Experience working with 3D printing-related software (Netfabb or similar)
  • Skilled in CAD and prototype part design (SolidWorks or similar)
  • Experience in Linux environment
  • Strong documentation skills (spreadsheets tables/equations, procedures, organization)
  • Strong mechanical skills with experience in hands-on fabrication and prototyping
  • Knowledge in use of standard electronics lab tools including multimeters, oscilloscopes, AC/DC power supplies and DAQs, etc.
  • Wire harness assembly skills and PCB soldering (0402 is a plus)
  • Ability to read and interpret work/test instructions, mechanical drawings, and electrical schematics
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills




Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from CAD data for the aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods and education industries. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct. Stratasys has over 2,000 employees, holds over 1,200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 30 awards for its technology and leadership.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 


Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland