Open Innovation Engineer

Updated on 5/17/2024

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants


Mid, Senior

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or applied physics discipline
  • Experience owning, developing or managing a technical project, program or product
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly learn new technical fields and be able to converse with experts in those fields
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • Entrepreneurial, fast-moving fire-starter
  • Integrate with internal R&D, engineering, procurement and policy teams to understand existing roadmaps and technical and business gaps
  • Identify, recruit and build new collaborators, programs and relationships with the capabilities required to retire risk and accelerate roadmaps
  • Take ownership of existing relationships with key international public and private fusion programs
  • Pitch new programs and collaborations to CFS technical and business unit leads and external parties
  • Devise and execute funding strategy for these programs, including but not limited to government grants, in-kind private collaborations, and other internal and external funding
  • Write government grant applications, program pitches, and other documents as needed
  • Support new program launch, execution, and conclusion. This includes executing contracts, setting and tracking milestones and deliverables, and memorializing outputs
  • Support innovation process across company divisions

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems


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



Cambridge, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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