Spectroscopy Scientist
Posted on 3/22/2024
TAE Technologies

201-500 employees

Develops commercial fusion power for clean energy solutions.
Company Overview
TAE Technologies, a leader in the development of commercial fusion power, boasts a strong culture of technical innovation, as evidenced by its 2,300 patents filed globally and its collaboration with Japan's National Institute for Fusion Science on groundbreaking hydrogen-boron fusion experiments. The company's competitive advantage lies in its practical and economically competitive approach to clean energy, backed by over $1.2 billion in private capital and a team of 600 experienced employees. Additionally, TAE's multidisciplinary nature and mission-driven ethos have led to a diverse portfolio of commercial applications in power management, energy storage, electric mobility, fast charging, and life sciences, demonstrating its industry leadership.
Data & Analytics
Hardware
Energy

Company Stage

Series G

Total Funding

$1.7B

Founded

1998

Headquarters

Lake Forest, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

47%
Locations
Lake Forest, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Apache Beam
SQL
MATLAB
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Data Science
Data Analysis
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • 2-5 year experience of experimental plasma physics or related field
  • Experience with scientific analysis languages (Python, Matlab, IDL, etc.) required
  • Basic understanding and experience of electronics, electrical and data acquisition systems
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Capability to work in fast pace and changing environment and with multiple projects
  • Knowledge advanced fusion plasma spectroscopy diagnostics like Charge Exchange Recombination Spectroscopy (ChERS), Fast Ion D-alpha (FIDA), etc. is desirable
  • Experience in data mining with MDS+, SQL, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with MS Office Suite required
  • Experience with project collaboration platforms and document management systems preferred
  • Required Education: Ph.D. degree in Physics or a closely related area
Responsibilities
  • Perform data analysis and work with a team experimental and theory/computational scientists to validate the models and provide a coherent scientific interpretation
  • Help maintain and improve the existing spectroscopy and optical diagnostics
  • Design, develop, deploy and maintain the new optical and spectroscopy diagnostics to diagnose beam driven Field Reversed Configuration (FRC) plasma
  • Participate in the operation of TAE's fusion experimental device, propose experiments, and provide diagnostic support and data interpretation
  • Present analyzed data and physics results in meetings internally as well as externally at scientific meetings and conferences. Write scientific reports and papers.