Back

Battery Test Engineer II

Somerville, MA
2 months ago
Full time role

Company

Form Energy

Somerville, MA, USA

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

View Company Profile

Job Description

Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing cost-effective multi-day energy storage systems to enable the global electricity system to run on 100% low-cost renewable energy, every day of the year. Driven by Form’s core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We seek to transform the energy landscape and do our part in making the world better for all. We are supported by leading investors who share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage will be a key enabler of tomorrow’s zero carbon electric system.
Role DescriptionWe are looking for a Test Engineer II to facilitate the subscale electrochemical testing efforts of Form Energy’s long duration energy storage system. As a test engineer on the Anode team, you will be integral in ensuring our experiments produce high-fidelity, actionable data. In addition to enabling impactful testing, you will work closely with Technical Operations, Mechanical Design, and Infrastructure teams to design, develop, standardize, and continuously improve testing methods. This role is anticipated to be primarily hands-on, with >60% of time spent working in the laboratory. As a part of a team of experienced scientists, engineers, and data analysts, this is an opportunity to have a direct, daily impact on the development of a unique battery technology designed to tackle climate change.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop scalable testing solutions and processes to enable subscale testing 
  • Support design, commissioning, and troubleshooting of advanced battery testing systems with a focus on improving testing reliability
  • Write a variety of electrochemical test scripts across multiple battery cycling instruments
  • Define and automate data analysis from test stands and electrochemical cells to enable data-based decision making
  • Write clear and concise SOPs to document standardized processes, train others to follow these best practices
  • Communicate your findings within a cross-functional team.

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, or equivalent knowledge obtained from this degree
  • 2+ years of electrochemical testing experience (battery testing a plus)
  • Proficiency with scripting languages and/or statistical software (Python/JMP a plus)
  • High attention to detail, excellent organizational, and communication skills
  • A growth mindset to pair with a preference for experiential learning
  • Project management experience a plus

Form Energy is committed to equitable compensation and we offer a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. We offer a 401k and all employees are granted stock options. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page
At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Form Energy

Somerville, MA, USA

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

View Company Profile