Careers at Shaper

Based in San Francisco with offices in Stuttgart, Germany, Shaper was founded in 2012 with a mission of making precision cutting easy and accessible to craftspeople everywhere, beginning first with a handheld CNC router called Origin.

Today, Shaper supports thousands of woodworkers and craftspeople around the globe with the simple approach of developing tools to meet users' needs, rather than expecting users to conform to the tools.

Careers at Shaper
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Our team is composed of experts from a wide variety of backgrounds, including computer vision, machine design, film, consumer electronics, woodworking, augmented reality, and more. This breadth and depth of experience provides the unique perspective necessary to create a radically different class of software and hardware. Do you have something to add to the mix?

Benefits that Matter

  • Flexible vacation time
  • Outstanding coverage for medical, dental, and vision
  • Generous family leave policy
  • 401k plan with a percentage match
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discount on tools from Shaper and our partner brands (Festool, Saw Stop, Tanos)
  • Access to a full 5000 sqft wood shop in our San Francisco office complete with experienced woodworkers on staff and all the materials you need
Current Openings

We’re designing power tools from the future. Come join us.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Engineering – Embedded Software | San Francisco

In this role you will serve as the technical lead for the design, development, and maintenance of the low-level software that makes Shaper’s hardware products tick. Shaper’s firmware is a sophisticated codebase with a focus on reliability, operator safety, and real-time execution of tasks for precision, closed-loop motion control.

Base Salary Range: $137k to $184k

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Build Systems Engineer
Engineering Infrastructure | San Francisco

In this role you will contribute to the design, development, and maintenance of the systems and software that enable Shaper to build production software at scale. You will configure, extend, and contribute to the maintenance of our custom Linux distribution, as well as the Jenkins build system that handles automatic builds for multiple targets.

Base Salary Range: $118k to $157k

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Senior Software Engineer, Algorithms
Software | San Francisco / Hybrid

You’ll take a technical leadership role in the development of Shaper Origin’s on-tool algorithmic capabilities (motion control, computer vision, etc). This position will have also have regular opportunities to work across our software ecosystem (Shaper Studio, Shaper Origin, and in-development products).

Base Salary Range: $150k to $195k

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Marketing Lead
Marketing | East Coast / Remote (USA)

Shaper is looking for a Marketing Lead to work directly with Shaper’s Head of Marketing. You’ll be joining an experienced global marketing team based in San Francisco, New York, and Stuttgart, Germany. The Marketing Lead will be responsible for managing some of our ongoing campaigns, as well as assisting the Head of Marketing on upcoming initiatives.

Base Salary Range: $80k to $129k

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Manufacturing Engineer
Hardware Engineering (Mechanical) | San Francisco

You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining manufacturing processes across all our hardware product lines in our global supply chain. You will identify opportunities to optimize existing processes and work to implement improvements at our component suppliers and at final assembly sites.

Base Salary Range: $100k to $135k

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