Computational Plasma Engineer
Updated on 3/28/2024
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
Desired Skills
Python
MATLAB
CategoriesNew
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S. in Physics, engineering, or related field of study with a emphasis in magnetics
  • An understanding of magnetic field diffusion and eddy currents
  • Ability to understand FRC physics
  • Write scripts to analyze output, parse files, and create plots in a common coding language (e.g. MATLAB, Fortran, C, Python, etc.)
  • Previous MATLAB and Fortran experience
  • Some experience using or writing computer simulation tools for circuit dynamics, fluid dynamics, transient magnetics, or plasma dynamics
Responsibilities
  • Run internal MHD code to simulate FRC dynamics for a wide range of simulation conditions
  • Calculate FRC dynamics, circuit response, and magnetic loads to help develop fusion generators
  • Perform analysis related to interpreting experimental measurements by reproducing the experimental conditions with internal MHD code
  • Learn from the experts to expand technical skillset and domain knowledge
  • Communicate simulation results and findings with accuracy and rigor to both scientists and engineers by preparing reports, presentations, and graphics