Battery Test Engineering Co-Op/Internship - Summer 2023

Berkeley, CA
3 months ago


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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.
Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 
Role DescriptionForm Energy is hiring a Battery Test Engineer Co-Op as part of our Module Build, Analysis & Modeling team. In this role, you will build out platforms and tools to aid in battery module data analysis and testing. You will contribute to the build out and ramp up of our full scale cell and module testing lab. You will be part of a highly collaborative and cross functional team, and have the opportunity to grow your engineering and communication skills while helping tackle climate change.

What You'll Do:

  • Create and validate battery test protocols in .json files for our custom battery module testers 
  • Work with team members to analyze data and create new tools for high quality analysis from battery module test data
  • Interface with data pipeline and ensure the quality of battery module data on the pipeline/transition 
  • Investigate and instrument our battery modules with relevant sensors for battery module data collection 
  • Develop a custom development test stand to de-risk new test protocols, cycler implementations, and interlock system configurations 

What You'll Bring:

  • Pursuing a degree in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience using cloud based organizational tools
  • Experience with sensors & electrical hardware preferred
  • Nice-to-have: experience working with Command Line Interfaces (CLI), being able to interface and communicate with prototype HW, adjust settings, and perform lab bench performance characterizations and evaluations

Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.
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. 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.

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

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