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Jr. Test Engineer



Quality Assurance
Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Velo3D is a technology company that provides the industry’s most advanced fully integrated metal 3D printing solution for mission-critical parts.
Some of the most pioneering companies, including SpaceX, Honeywell, and Lam Research, use the Velo3D solution to drive defense innovation, improve aerospace applications, enhance transportation efficiency, and produce critical oil & gas applications.
While conventional 3D printing and traditional manufacturing methods impose strict design and performance limitations, Velo3D supports true design freedom and allows engineers to build the complex parts they need without compromising performance or quality for manufacturability. In our quest to support tomorrow’s innovations, we enable parts to be printed to exact standards of consistency, quality, and repeatability.
Velo3D has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023. For more information, please visit, or follow the company on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Position Overview:
As a Junior Test Engineer at Velo3D, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and performance of our 3D printing systems. You will work closely with experienced engineers and technicians to execute test plans, troubleshoot issues, and contribute to the development of our next-generation 3D printing manufacturing technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Test Execution: Conduct functional and performance tests on 3D printing equipment to validate its reliability and functionality.
  • Test Plan Development: Collaborate with senior engineers to create comprehensive test plans, including test cases, test scripts, and test procedures.
  • Data Collection and Analysis: Collect and analyze test data, identify trends and anomalies, and report findings to the engineering team.
  • Issue Identification and Troubleshooting: Assist in identifying and diagnosing issues, defects, or malfunctions during testing, and work collaboratively to find solutions.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of test results, procedures, and equipment configurations for future reference.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure the 3D printers meet industry standards and specifications, making recommendations for improvements as needed.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including design engineers, production teams, and quality control, to facilitate effective communication and problem resolution.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with oscilloscopes, frequency plots, multimeters, and testing/probing processes
  • Ability to follow directions, identify deviations/abnormalities, use common investigative techniques to find the root cause, and have strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with CAD (solid works preferred), Matlab, common hardware tools, and systems integration/communication
  • Understanding of common optical, electrical, and mechanical concepts such as refraction, power density, circuits, fluid flow, static and dynamic forces, and stress and strain
  • Strong computer basics skills, understanding of networks, common computer troubleshooting, demonstrate ability to learn unique controller interfaces
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn and grow in a dynamic environment.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing project priorities.
About the Company:
Velo, Velo3D, Sapphire and Intelligent Fusion are registered trademarks of Velo3D, Inc. Without Compromise, Flow, Flow Developer, and Assure are trademarks of Velo3D, Inc.
With the only SupportFree laser powder bed fusion capability, we enable on-demand manufacturing of production quality Titanium, Inconel, and Aluminum parts with an unprecedented degree of design freedom and quality control. The VELO3D award-winning solution includes an integrated offering of hardware and software: Sapphire® metal AM production printer, Flow™ print preparation software, Assure™ quality assurance and control system, and an integrated manufacturing process that runs throughout the printing operation.
Our team enjoys excellent benefits including healthcare coverage and 401(K) employer contributions. We believe in transparency and recognizing exceptional efforts through our monthly all-hands meetings and team member appreciation awards.
Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base salary for this full-time position is between $100,591 and $105,000. This salary range reflects the minimum and maximum target for this position in the U.S. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience, job-related skills, related education, work location, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In addition to a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits package, this position may be eligible for other forms of compensation such as participation in a bonus and equity program, as applicable.
Velo3D provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on, race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.