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Lydian

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Boston, MA, USA

Company Description

Lydian is developing an electro-thermal reactor technology to convert captured CO2 into fuels and chemicals.

Jobs (4)

Founding Chemical/R&D Engineer

Full time role
Boston, MA, USA
Jun 16, 2022
About Lydian Lydian’s mission is to reduce CO2 emissions in some of the hardest-to-decarbonize sectors, including aviation, shipping, and heavy industry. We are pioneering a new reactor technology for the production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from CO2. Lydian was founded in 2021 and is funded by top venture capitalists including Union Square Ventures, Voyager Ventures, Congruent Ventures, and Global Founders Capital. As a founding Research and Development Engineer, you will be one of Lydian’s first employees and will help lead materials R&D initiatives for Lydian’s proprietary reactor system. You will play a critical role in shaping Lydian’s technical roadmap. This role will report directly to Lydian’s co-founder and CTO and is expected to develop into a managerial position. As a critical early hire, you will receive a competitive salary and equity compensation. About you You enjoy being in the laboratory and working with your hands to develop and advance applied materials technologies You are execution-oriented with a focus on delivering clear, simple, and scalable solutions You are able to break complex problems down into achievable goals and communicate them clearly You enjoy multi-disciplinary problems, learning on-the-go, and collaborating closely with your teammates You have a strong appreciation for laboratory safety Your responsibilities Define and lead catalyst development initiatives to augment and scale the capabilities of our reactor system Identify opportunities in advanced manufacturing, reactor architecture, and/or catalyst development to improve system efficiency, throughput, stability, and cost Collaborate with our systems engineering team to develop a product roadmap and translate research findings into reactor prototypes Give regular updates and recommendations to the broader team Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science (or similar) with a focus on inorganic/physical chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis Experience leading research efforts to develop and integrate catalytic processes Experience with catalyst preparation and testing Experience with materials characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XPS, BET, XRD Experience with analytical equipment including gas chromatography and mass spectrometry Experience with advanced manufacturing techniques, metallurgy, and prototyping Benefits Competitive salary Meaningful equity compensation Unlimited PTO Health insurance with 100% premium covered

Founding Mechanical/Systems Engineer

Full time role
Boston, MA, USA
Jun 16, 2022
About Lydian Lydian’s mission is to reduce CO2 emissions in some of the hardest-to-decarbonize sectors, including aviation, shipping, and heavy industry. We are pioneering a new reactor technology for the production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from CO2. Lydian was founded in 2021 and is funded by top venture capitalists including Union Square Ventures, Voyager Ventures, Congruent Ventures, and Global Founders Capital. As a founding Mechanical/Systems Engineer, you will be one of Lydian’s first employees and will lead the reactor design and systems engineering initiatives for Lydian’s proprietary CO2-to-fuels process. You will play a critical role in shaping Lydian’s commercialization roadmap. This role will report directly to Lydian’s co-founder and CTO and is expected to develop into a managerial position. As a critical early hire, you will receive a competitive salary and equity compensation. About you You are an engineer with a systems-oriented approach to design and integration You enjoy work that spans multiple disciplines (e.g. chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering) You are execution-oriented with a focus on delivering scalable system designs and prototypes You are able to break complex problems down into achievable goals and communicate them clearly You are excited by the idea of working closely with a small technical team Your responsibilities Define and lead reactor design and integration activities to productize and demonstrate our CO2-to-fuels system Work with manufacturers and suppliers to develop robust and cost-effective decision-making in design Lead electronic power management, mechanical design (CAD), and process integration efforts Collaborate with our R&D engineering team to develop a product roadmap and translate research findings into reactor prototypes and demonstrations Give regular updates and recommendations to the broader team Qualifications Ph.D. in System, Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering with a focus on multi-component system design and development (or MS degree +4 years of industry experience) Experience leading product development efforts Experience with CAD, advanced manufacturing techniques, metallurgy, and prototyping Experience performing techno-economic analysis Benefits Competitive salary Meaningful equity compensation Unlimited PTO Health insurance with 100% premium covered

Founding Mechanical/Systems Engineer

Full time role
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2022
About Lydian Lydian’s mission is to reduce CO2 emissions in some of the hardest-to-decarbonize sectors, including aviation, shipping, and heavy industry. We are pioneering a new reactor technology for the production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from CO2. Lydian was founded in 2021 and is funded by top venture capitalists including Union Square Ventures, Voyager Ventures, Congruent Ventures, and Global Founders Capital. As a founding Mechanical/Systems Engineer, you will be one of Lydian’s first employees and will lead the reactor design and systems engineering initiatives for Lydian’s proprietary CO2-to-fuels process. You will play a critical role in shaping Lydian’s commercialization roadmap. This role will report directly to Lydian’s co-founder and CTO and is expected to develop into a managerial position. As a critical early hire, you will receive a competitive salary and equity compensation. About you You are an engineer with a systems-oriented approach to design and integration You enjoy work that spans multiple disciplines (e.g. chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering) You are execution-oriented with a focus on delivering scalable system designs and prototypes You are able to break complex problems down into achievable goals and communicate them clearly You are excited by the idea of working closely with a small technical team Your responsibilities Define and lead reactor design and integration activities to productize and demonstrate our CO2-to-fuels system Work with manufacturers and suppliers to develop robust and cost-effective decision-making in design Lead electronic power management, mechanical design (CAD), and process integration efforts Collaborate with our R&D engineering team to develop a product roadmap and translate research findings into reactor prototypes and demonstrations Give regular updates and recommendations to the broader team Qualifications Ph.D. in System, Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering with a focus on multi-component system design and development (or MS degree +4 years of industry experience) Experience leading product development efforts Experience with CAD, advanced manufacturing techniques, metallurgy, and prototyping Experience performing techno-economic analysis Benefits Competitive salary Meaningful equity compensation Unlimited PTO Health insurance with 100% premium covered

Founding Chemical/R&D Engineer

Full time role
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2022
About Lydian Lydian’s mission is to reduce CO2 emissions in some of the hardest-to-decarbonize sectors, including aviation, shipping, and heavy industry. We are pioneering a new reactor technology for the production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from CO2. Lydian was founded in 2021 and is funded by top venture capitalists including Union Square Ventures, Voyager Ventures, Congruent Ventures, and Global Founders Capital. As a founding Research and Development Engineer, you will be one of Lydian’s first employees and will help lead materials R&D initiatives for Lydian’s proprietary reactor system. You will play a critical role in shaping Lydian’s technical roadmap. This role will report directly to Lydian’s co-founder and CTO and is expected to develop into a managerial position. As a critical early hire, you will receive a competitive salary and equity compensation. About you You enjoy being in the laboratory and working with your hands to develop and advance applied materials technologies You are execution-oriented with a focus on delivering clear, simple, and scalable solutions You are able to break complex problems down into achievable goals and communicate them clearly You enjoy multi-disciplinary problems, learning on-the-go, and collaborating closely with your teammates You have a strong appreciation for laboratory safety Your responsibilities Define and lead catalyst development initiatives to augment and scale the capabilities of our reactor system Identify opportunities in advanced manufacturing, reactor architecture, and/or catalyst development to improve system efficiency, throughput, stability, and cost Collaborate with our systems engineering team to develop a product roadmap and translate research findings into reactor prototypes Give regular updates and recommendations to the broader team Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science (or similar) with a focus on inorganic/physical chemistry and heterogeneous catalysis Experience leading research efforts to develop and integrate catalytic processes Experience with catalyst preparation and testing Experience with materials characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XPS, BET, XRD Experience with analytical equipment including gas chromatography and mass spectrometry Experience with advanced manufacturing techniques, metallurgy, and prototyping Benefits Competitive salary Meaningful equity compensation Unlimited PTO Health insurance with 100% premium covered

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