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Senior R&D Engineer

Design, test, and operate experimental high-power, high voltage pulsed DC systems up to 40kV.
Seattle
Senior
$115,000 - 175,000 USD / year
1 month ago
Helion Energy

Helion Energy

Building the world's first fusion power plant

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✨ About The Role

- Design, test, and operate experimental high-power, high voltage pulsed DC systems up to 40kV to enable the development of the most powerful pulsed-fusion device - Contribute to the development and commissioning of high voltage electrical power systems for driving pulsed magnetic coils - Prepare experimental test plans and procedures, maintain experimental facilities, and develop technical specifications to comply with project requirements - Work with control systems, LabView-based control systems, and PXIe-NI chassis-based systems to solve data collection problems in a high EMI environment - Collaborate with the Test Operations team to bring the first machine to demonstrate electricity from fusion online, contributing to the mission of building the world's first fusion power plant

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced engineer with a Ph.D. in experimental plasma physics or related field, or a Master's degree with 4+ years of hands-on experience in experimental plasma physics - Skilled in working with pulsed power systems, high voltage electrical power systems, and magnetized vacuum plasmas - Proficient in designing, testing, and operating high-power systems and collaborating effectively in a team environment - Ability to rapidly learn new systems, solve complex problems, and see technical projects through from conception to completion - Strong communication skills, critical reasoning, and experience with data analysis in languages like Matlab or Python
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Senior R&D Engineer
Seattle
$115,000 - 175,000 USD / year
Engineering
About Helion Energy
Building the world's first fusion power plant