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Senior R&D Engineer

Help bring the most powerful, controlled pulsed-fusion device online to generate electrical power.
Seattle
Senior
$115,000 - 175,000 USD / year
3 months ago
Helion Energy

Helion Energy

Building the world's first fusion power plant

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✨ About The Role

- The Experiment and Test Engineer will contribute to the development of technology and knowledge to optimally design, build, and measure FRC fusion devices - Responsibilities include controlling pulsed power systems, designing and building plasma and high-energy experiments, and working with large scale vacuum systems - The role involves understanding plasma physics, designing and interpreting magnetic, fusion product, and plasma diagnostics, and controlling Fusion generators using LabView-based control systems - The Engineer will collaborate with other teams to develop technical solutions, solve data collection problems in a fast-pulse EMI environment, and work towards the goal of generating electrical power from the fusion device - The position offers a competitive salary range of $115k-175k per year, along with benefits such as 31 days of PTO, parental leave, medical, dental, vision coverage, and an equity plan for all employees

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced engineer with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in aerospace, mechanical engineering, physics, or related field, with at least 5-8 years of relevant experience - Skilled in designing, building, and operating complex experiments, particularly with high vacuum chamber systems or high-voltage capacitor/power supply experience - Proficient in working with and around plasmas, and large-scale experiment or testing experience on pinch devices, accelerators, stellarators, tokomaks, power plant operations, or rocket launches - Demonstrated ability to rapidly learn new systems, tackle complex problems, and work collaboratively in a team environment - Strong critical reasoning skills to identify technical solutions and effectively communicate with team members
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Senior R&D Engineer
Seattle
$115,000 - 175,000 USD / year
Engineering
About Helion Energy
Building the world's first fusion power plant