Full-Time

Scientist I

Electrolyte Technologies

Posted on 5/22/2024

Solid Power

Solid Power

201-500 employees

Develops solid-state batteries for electric vehicles

Hardware
Energy

Compensation Overview

$68k - $76kAnnually

+ Unlimited PTO + up to six (6) weeks paid FMLA leave + cell phone reimbursement + eligibility in the equity plan

Junior

Lafayette, CO, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, material science, or a related discipline and 2+ years’ experience in the chemical industry desirable.
  • Knowledge of synthetic chemistry.
  • Experience with analytical and characterization techniques such as X-ray diffraction, FTIR, TGA, and/or EIS is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience working with material synthesis and process development; experience with glovebox use, air-sensitive materials, and/or wet chemical synthesis is preferred.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly evolving research and development needs.
  • Highly analytical, detail-oriented mindset with an eye toward practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development of new synthetic processes to create high purity precursors to support solid electrolyte development.
  • Contribute to the continued development of lab and pilot scale synthesis processes through executing targeted experiments aimed at understanding process limits and tolerances.
  • Perform basic materials characterization including x-ray diffraction, thermogravimetric analysis, FTIR spectroscopy, impedance spectroscopy, and others.
  • Safe operation of various lab equipment including rotary evaporators, furnaces, and glove boxes.
  • Conform to all safety precautions and protocols.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records of all conducted experimentation.
  • Clean and organize common equipment and lab areas.
  • Document and follow standard operating procedures as well as assist in drafting or editing procedures during process development.

Solid Power Inc. develops all-solid-state rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles, utilizing proprietary sulfide solid electrolytes to replace flammable liquid electrolytes in conventional lithium-ion batteries. This technology enables safer, more stable batteries with a 50-75% increase in energy density and compatibility with traditional lithium-ion manufacturing processes.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$365M

Headquarters

Louisville, Colorado

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

90%
INACTIVE