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Physics Operator
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Devens, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • A PhD in plasma physics or a closely related field
  • Experience developing or applying simulation frameworks
  • Demonstrated application of data analysis techniques
  • Experience developing or using tokamak scenario simulation tools
  • Familiar with the full arc of planning, executing, and analyzing plasma pulses on a tokamak
  • Application of data analysis toward the development or evaluation of tokamak scenarios
  • Experience with Python is highly valued
  • Experience with MATLAB and Simulink is highly valued
  • Strong communication skills with the desire to serve as an operator in a collaborative Control Room environment
  • Ability to perform activities such as sitting or typing for extended periods of time
  • Willingness to infrequent travel
  • #LI-Hybrid
  • Use simulation frameworks and analysis of existing tokamak databases to produce target plasma scenarios supporting the SPARC mission
  • Coordinate with power system, magnet, and fueling teams to determine the operating requirements of these systems during different plasma scenarios
  • Contribute to the development of simulation frameworks required for plasma scenario planning and qualification in coordination with the SPARC diagnostics, engineering and physics teams
  • Assist in the development of the Plasma Control System and the Machine Protection System, particularly in the testing of these systems and informing the design of the operator interface
  • Serve as a Physics Operator in the SPARC Control Room for net fusion energy plasmas
Commonwealth Fusion Systems

51-200 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.
  • 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
Company Core Values
  • Integrity
  • Execution
  • Impact
  • Self-critique