Type A Machines is always looking for creative, talented, inspired people. We share an excitement for excellent design, attention to detail, a collaborative environment, and team success. We believe that when our users succeed, we succeed. If these values resonate with you and you'd like to join an agile manufacturing startup, we want to hear from you.

Type A Machines, Inc. is the market leader for manufacturing ready 3D printers. Our Series 1 Line of 3D Printers are sparking a revolution in manufacturing; democratizing production, and reducing the barriers to bringing new concepts to life. We are a hard-working, close-knit, diverse company and put a high value on innovation and creativity.

As a rapidly growing startup we need smart and talented people with a “Can Do” attitude. We're located at The Gate innovation hub in San Leandro, California, just off of Highway 880, and we're not too far from the San Leandro BART station, where you can either walk, ride your bike, or take the free San Leandro Links shuttle which takes you right to our location at The Gate.

Current Employee Opertunities are listed below, followed by an application form.

Current Employment Opportunities:


Salesperson (Full-Time)

Type A Machines is currently seeking a talented salesperson  to work on-site with the team. This is a full-time position. This job is a mix of inbound lead conversion, as well as direct follow-up to vetted leads - the ideal candidate should effectively manage deal flow with little oversight.

Core Responsibility:

  • Direct sales of originally manufactured 3D printer equipment, and materials.

Job Duties:

  • Develop a deep understanding of 3D printing technology and Additive Manufacturing
  • Contribute to strategy on how to promote thought-leadership to our partner community and to the broader industry
  • Focus everyday on interacting with potential as well as existing customers.
  • Identify creative methods for getting our message to designers and manufacturers
  • Recognize the needs of the customer and provide detailed information about the value-propositions, and technical specifications of our products
  • Investigate customer applications and make recommendations for purchasing products.
  • Take orders over the phone and in person.
  • Negotiate price for the sale.
  • Constructs sales pitches and presentations.
  • Travel as needed (Company expense)
  • Demonstrate product features at trade shows and events.
  • Stay abreast of market trends.
  • Assist with the company helpline if needed.
  • Serve as a customer service rep for customers who have questions or difficulties.


  • Associates Degree in business management, or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3+ years' experience in B2B technology Sales or Account Management
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills including grammatical proficiency
  • Native English speaker or Native level English proficiency (written and spoken)
  • Detail and numbers oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple customer interactions at a time

Preferred Skills:

  • Sales training
  • Industry knowledge about the 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing Industry

Location: San Leandro, CA

Education: Some College

Pay: Compensation Based on Experience Level 

Age: N/A

Experience: Direct Sales, Order Taking, Account Management

Where to apply: www.typeamachines.com/jobs


Software Engineer

Type A Machines is the creator of the Series 1 3D printing platform. We offer an integrated platform of a desktop unit with network connected OS and web based UI, along with our Print Pod, a mesh-style system featuring 6 printers with our own proprietary control software to enable manufacturers and large-scale prototyping customers to realize results at scale with multiple Pods.

We are expanding our development team. We are looking for experienced software engineers, and a possible lead engineer depending on the candidate, working with systems including; Linux packaging, embedded systems, full-stack web apps, and desktop application development, using both open source and proprietary software.

Essential Skills:

  • Python development experience
  • Javascript / CSS / HTML
  • Git/Bitbucket/Github
  • Experience used bug tracking software
  • Experience creating/using APIs; including knowledge of REST
  • Experience with deployment tools such as APT, for OTA updates.
  • Experience building applications for Windows. Linux, and OS X
  • 3+ years experience or bachelor's degree, plus demonstrable software development experience

Useful Skills:

  • Willingness to learn new systems
  • Linux administration and experience of Linux distributions for ARM architecture
  • Arduino or other embedded systems development
  • Basic electronics, robotics, and physics
  • CAD, Inventor, Fusion, SolidWorks, experience
  • C/C++
  • SQL
  • OpenGL or other cross platform 3D rendering language
  • QT
  • Experience building applications for multiple operating systems
  • MEAN stack experience
  • Experience managing/mentoring an engineering team
  • Create and improve procedures for organized software development and deployment
  • Create and document software testing frameworks and procedures
  • UI/UX design and implementation experience
  • 3D printing/RepRap experience

Tech We Use:

  • Django
  • React
  • Flask
  • Knockout.js
  • three.js
  • wxpython
  • Arduino
  • Debian
  • dpkg
  • Bootstrap  

Marketing Intern (College Credits)

Provides a fresh and curious perspective to our assumptions, strategies, and methods of execution. Our company is focused on ushering in an exciting new future in how products get created. This experience will offer a solid education to interns of all levels, so we urge applicants to apply regardless of year and experience level.


  • Market Research, customer use-case intelligence
  • Gather and categorize data
  • Report On Findings
  • Provide Ongoing Product Feedback and Recommendations

Requirements: Applicants should be engaged in communications studies, preferably marketing communications, or business, or management - undergrad or higher candidates. Excellent research and presentation skills, knowledge of design, manufacturing, and experience with working with 3D modeling, or 3D printing is helpful but not required.

Majors: Liberal Arts, Communications, Marketing, Business, Management, Design, Undergrad, MBA, or Ph.D. candidates.

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