Senior Materials Scientist-Radiation Effects in Electronics

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants



Devens, MA, USA

  • PhD in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field or MS + 3 years experience or BS + 5 years experience
  • Testing or measuring material properties
  • Experience leading/coordinating materials R&D projects from conception to execution
  • Experience selecting electronic materials/components for service in radiation environments
  • Experience with radiation effects on electronics
  • Experience with utilizing University, International/National Laboratory, and/or outsourced testing and research organizations
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, technical staff and others
  • Ability to clearly express and critique ideas
  • Great written and verbal scientific communication
  • Strong problem solving skills, ability to approach new problems with creativity
  • Resource estimation and projection
  • Strong time management skills
  • Self-motivation and autonomy
  • Act as primary expert on radiation effects in electronic device materials to advise groups across CFS
  • Lead selection, testing, and qualification of electronic components for use in fusion devices
  • Translate performance requirements into material property specifications and define appropriate test methods
  • Coordinate the design, fabrication, installation, operation, and analysis of electronic components and materials
  • Lead projects in-house and in collaboration with partners at universities, national laboratories, and industry
  • Ensure efficient and timely transfer of property data and new insight to the SPARC and ARC Design teams
  • Provide technical guidance to project team members to ensure efficient execution of design-build-test-learn cycles and retirement of technical risks
  • Work closely with other CFS teams including safety, R&D, supply chain, and manufacturing teams

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