Full-Time

Senior Scientific Software Engineer

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Nuclear Energy Company

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Software Testing
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred
  • Demonstrated drive and self-education
  • Brought several software projects (or major features of existing projects) from conception through release in a software engineering team
  • Engineering or physics analysis in high-consequence environments
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn about new technical skills and engineering sub-disciplines
  • Programming language: Python
  • CI/CD processes, linting, unit testing, software documentation, programming to a style standard
  • Numerical methods: algorithms for solving systems of equations, differential equations, and optimization
Responsibilities
  • Extract software-compatible models/analyses from real-world physical problems
  • Construct new company-internal software products implementing those models/analyses
  • Help scientists and engineers to incorporate their analysis scripts into high-quality software, and help them to automate their workflows
  • Implement CI/CD processes to reduce maintenance overhead and error rates
  • Operate resulting software, generate visualizations, and communicate results

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Commonwealth's mission is to deploy fusion power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. The company is collaborating with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with new groundbreaking high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

172%

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