Backend Software Engineer
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Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Nuclear Energy Company
Company Overview
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.
Hardware
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Founded

2018

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

42%

2 year growth

193%
Locations
Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Git
SQL
Tableau
REST APIs
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Engineering degree or 6+ years of equivalent experience in Process Control Engineering, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing/production role
  • Proven experience as a backend software engineer working on distributed systems and REST APIs
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with Software and development tools such as Git, GitHub
  • Competency with SQL databases and ability to write SQL queries
  • High self-motivation and drive to execute quickly with excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • A value for design for manufacturability, serviceability, and simplicity over complexity
Responsibilities
  • Architect and engineer cutting-edge distributed systems and services to revolutionize data acquisition, access, and processing across the organization
  • Craft visually compelling dashboards that adhere to top-tier UI/UX design principles, setting new industry benchmarks
  • Lead collaborative efforts with manufacturing, quality experts, technicians, and engineers to extract user stories and translate them into robust, scalable code
  • Innovate and implement streamlined communication methods and REST API solutions tailored for manufacturing applications
  • Serve as the pivotal link, seamlessly integrating SCADA, MES, and ERP systems to optimize manufacturing processes and workflows
  • Drive backend performance enhancements, drastically improving data ingestion, retrieval, and processing speeds through strategic optimizations
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience interfacing with industrial PLC systems
  • Experience interfacing with SCADA systems
  • Experience interfacing or developing Timescale/telemetry data visualizations
  • Desirable experience using Grafana, Tableau, Ignition (inductive automation)
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Perform activities such as typing, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Dedication to safety to mitigate industrial hazards that may include heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead (Pb), high voltage, and cryogenics
  • Willingness to travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call occasionally