Full-Time

Radiation Effects Engineer

Posted on 4/2/2024

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, MS or higher preferred in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Astrophysics, or Nuclear Engineering
  • Experience with deterministic and Monte Carlo methods of neutron/photon transport
  • Experience in radiation effects and equipment survivability in high radiation environments
  • Strong analytical skills in nuclear and radiation physics
  • Experience with Python, FORTRAN, C++, Linux
  • Experience with nuclear engineering software like MCNP, OpenMC, FISPACT, ATTILA, SCALE, ORIGEN, etc.
  • Knowledge of nuclear codes and standards
  • Strong interpersonal and technical communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Develop analytical solutions for technical challenges related to nuclear engineering
  • Perform analysis on neutronics modeling, radiological engineering, and health physics
  • Assess impact of radiation on electronics components and systems
  • Provide feedback on radiation-hardening strategies
  • Collaborate with EE design lead on radiation environments
  • Implement radiation mitigation techniques for electronic devices
  • Ensure quality and accuracy of work, reports, and presentations
  • Comply with design control processes
Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems is leading the charge in developing compact fusion power plants, utilizing cutting-edge high-temperature superconducting magnet technology. This focus allows for quicker and more cost-effective construction of sustainable energy sources. With projects like SPARC, which aims to be the world's first net energy fusion demonstration device, the company not only demonstrates its leadership in the energy sector but also its commitment to addressing climate change through innovative solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

47%

2 year growth

148%

Benefits

12.5 Company-wide Holidays

Our vacation policy is 'take vacation'

Our sick time policy is 'get better and try not to make others sick'

Generous parental leave policy

Health Reimbursement

Health, Dependent Care, & Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts

Delta Dental, Blue 20/20 Vision optional

Wellbeing / Headspace coverage

Short-term & long-term disability

Life and AD&D insurance

401K

INACTIVE