Experimental Scientist
Plasmas
Posted on 3/22/2024
Helion Energy

51-200 employees

Fusion power company
Company Overview
Helion's mission is to build the clean energy future. They aim to building the world’s first fusion generators. They want to solve one of the world’s most pressing challenges to enable a future with unlimited clean energy.
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$2.3B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

Everett, Washington

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

57%

2 year growth

276%
Locations
Everett, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Research & Development
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S in aerospace engineering, physics, or related field of study
  • 1+ years of experience with plasma physics in a hands-on laboratory environment
  • Hands-on hardware experience with vacuum systems, high pressure gas flow systems, plasma diagnostics, and data acquisition systems
  • Experience in the design, build, and test approach of seeing a project from conception to completion
Responsibilities
  • Provide design and test engineering support in vacuum systems, gaseous fuel systems, high-voltage power electronics, inductively coupled plasma sources, plasma diagnostics, and data acquisition systems
  • Develop and validate technical specifications to comply with project requirements
  • Prepare laboratory test plans and procedures, and present at test readiness reviews
  • Install and operate high density plasma sources (e.g. helicon, ECR, ring theta) and diagnostics
  • Maintain vacuum facilities and related support equipment such as gas fuel feed systems, high-voltage power electronics, data acquisition systems, and diagnostics
  • Analyze diagnostic test data, write reports, and present results
  • Use critical reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses with different technical solutions