Full-Time

Diagnostic System Owner

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants

Hardware
Energy

Mid

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
Python
MATLAB
Requirements
  • Participated in the design of a new or upgraded scientific instrument of the scale and complexity of those used in magnetically confined fusion
  • Demonstrated examples of using scientific instruments to support an operational and/or research mission
  • Developed software using Python, Matlab, C++ or equivalent for analysis of experimental data
  • Relevant hands-on knowledge/skills specific to diagnostic systems listed in summary (e.g. vacuum systems, lasers, calibration lamps, etc.)
  • Ability to understand concepts and tradeoffs that bridge engineering and physics
Responsibilities
  • Help to shepherd SPARC diagnostic sub-systems through final design, working with a team of scientists, designers, analysts and engineers
  • Integrate technical input from experts in the SPARC team to ensure diagnostic designs will be usable to achieve SPARC’s mission goals
  • Lead internal and vendor prototyping to verify diagnostic components can survive SPARC’s thermal, structural and neutron environment
  • Develop the diagnostic’s assembly, installation, calibration and commissioning plans to ensure SPARC is able to achieve first plasma on-schedule
  • Work with the SPARC tokamak operations team to integrate the diagnostic into the plant-level and real-time plasma control systems
  • Participate in the testing and operation of diagnostic systems that balances learning how to operate SPARC with obtaining physics results as quickly as possible
  • Contribute to a strong safety culture
  • Collaborate with CFS designers and analysts as well as provide feedback to academic partners providing input to SPARC diagnostic designs
Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems is leading the charge in developing compact fusion power plants, utilizing cutting-edge high-temperature superconducting magnet technology. This focus allows for quicker and more cost-effective construction of sustainable energy sources. With projects like SPARC, which aims to be the world's first net energy fusion demonstration device, the company not only demonstrates its leadership in the energy sector but also its commitment to addressing climate change through innovative solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

21%

1 year growth

47%

2 year growth

148%

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