Form Energy

Form Energy is a small team of passionate people committed to helping the world transition to renewable energy with technology. We are developing a new class of ultra low cost, long duration energy storage systems to make renewable energy available even when the sun sets, or the wind stops blowing.

Form's technology has the potential to transform the electric grid by making renewable energy dispatchable year-round. The company's core technology was invented at MIT and is supported by category leading investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, MIT's The Engine, and Prelude Ventures. Our team members are active learners who like working on tough technology problems that can only be solved with a combination of scientific innovation and hard work.

Form Energy Bay Area, CA
Feb 20, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. We are looking for a Facilities Manager to manage the Form Energy lab and office operations. This person will be responsible for making sure our facility runs smoothly and leading efforts to improve our space. This person will initially oversee construction of a new facility for battery development. The ideal candidate will be able to manage complex projects as well as be willing to roll up their sleeves to quickly tackle facility management issues. This person will work closely with all members of the Form Energy team to provide a great and safe place to work. This is an exciting...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Feb 19, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. We are looking for a hands-on individual to help us develop our core technology through the processing of experimental cell assembly and maintenance requests. In this role, you will work as a part of our Technical Operations’ build team and coordinate directly with various engineering teams to set up, perform, and troubleshoot experiments. The ideal candidate will be able to master existing processes while proactively seeking out new methods to improve build quality, throughput, and overall process organization. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual to sharpen...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Feb 19, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. We seek a Senior Manager of Electrolyte Development to lead all technical activities relating to the electrolyte component of Form Energy’s long-duration energy storage system. The Electrolyte Development team you lead will be responsible for defining high performance electrolyte formulations that are durable and compatible with all other cell components; that can be produced at scale, cost, and quality; and which have performance-based specifications that can be leveraged by our Supply Chain team to achieve industry-leading cost structures. The ideal candidate will bring a mix of...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Feb 19, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. We are looking for an experienced Mechanical or Industrial Engineer that will lead the scale-up of our in house build and test capability. While Form Energy is growing, so does the quantity and size of our long-duration energy storage test vehicles. This role will focus on designing and implementing new manufacturing cells, improving or redesigning existing build and test processes. The Industrial Engineer will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of technicians, engineers, scientists and our facilities team to enable a lean build and test workflow from basic component assembly to...
Form Energy Somerville, MA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. In this role you will build and lead a dynamic advanced manufacturing function that partners with technical and business teams in the development and production ramping of innovative hardware products. You will foster a culture that rigorously solves complex and at times, open-ended problems and join the company’s Executive team, helping to shape overall business strategy, culture, and growth. What you'll do: Develop and implement a general manufacturing strategy that is harmonized with commercial objectives, supply chain, and product roadmap to bring Form Energy’s novel multi-day...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Feb 12, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. We are looking for a hands-on individual to aid in the electrochemical performance efforts of Form Energy’s long duration energy storage system.  As the test engineer on the Performance and Integration you will be integral in ensuring our experiments produce high fidelity data.  In addition to writing and developing electrochemical test protocols, you will work closely with various teams to design, execute, and maintain standard and non-standard testing. The role is anticipated to be primarily hands-on, with >60% of time spent working in the lab. The ideal candidate will have...
Form Energy Somerville, MA, USA
Feb 12, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. In this role, you’ll focus on one of our flagship internal products, FormWare. FormWare is a suite of energy optimization tools that identifies grid needs in a deeply decarbonized world, including the role for Form's multi-day storage. Example early projects may include architecting an app to automate analyses at key steps of our sales cycle, lowering the barrier for the analytics team to run custom analyses, and open-sourcing a version of the core optimization engine. This is a unique opportunity to be one of the first 5 members of a Software team (and one of the first ~100 members of a...
Form Energy Somerville, MA, USA
Feb 09, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description Form Energy is seeking a hardware Controller to lead the Accounting function.  Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Controller will be responsible for Accounting operations, financial reporting, and internal controls.  In addition, the Controller will work closely with Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) teammates to guide strategic financial decisions.  This is an exciting hands-on opportunity to build an Accounting function from the ground up, while being supported by a community of passionate colleagues doing world-changing work. What you'll do: Build and...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Feb 05, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description As a key member of our Operations team and our first dedicated IT professional, you will be responsible for designing and implementing all aspects of Form Energy’s IT infrastructure and programs. As the foundation of our IT organization you will also be responsible for building a small team to support the Form Energy across multiple locations. Success in this role requires a long term vision for a quickly growing company, the technical knowledge to be an advisor to the rest of the organization and a willingness to dive into issues as they arise.  What you'll do:...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Feb 02, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description We are looking for a hands-on individual to help us develop our core technology by joining our growing battery test team.  You will continuously improve the test process, write and develop electrochemical test protocols for a variety of standard cell types as we scale our technology up. In this role, you will work closely with the technology development and technical operations teams to translate simple or complex battery test protocol information into test schedules, facilitate analysis of electrochemical data and contribute to battery testing process development....
Form Energy Bay Area, CA
Jan 30, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description We’re looking for an Electrical Engineer to develop the electronics that will monitor and control a novel battery system . What you'll do: Design embedded control, sensing, and power control circuitry as part of a complete BMS Work with awesome team members to help define concepts, down select, and optimize as a system Utilize analytical and laboratory tools to assess design performance and reliability Carry designs from concept and requirement definition, through detailed design work, prototyping, testing, and into production as part of our first product What...
Form Energy Somerville, MA, USA
Jan 30, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role DescriptionWe’re looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to develop the firmware that will monitor and control a novel battery system. What You'll Do: Develop microcontroller firmware for embedded control, sensing, and power flow control circuitry as part of a complete battery management system (BMS) Collaborate with hardware engineers to architect the control topology (e.g., microcontroller selection, signal I/O, functional safety) Synthesize outputs from battery tests and models to implement algorithms that optimize system performance Work with an interdisciplinary group of...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Jan 30, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. We are looking for a hands-on individual to help us develop our core technology by contributing to our prototype assembly and lab organization. In this role, individuals will work directly with senior technicians, alongside our engineering team, to spend time in the laboratory building, troubleshooting, and maintaining cell builds. The ideal candidate will be able to master existing processes while proactively seeking out new methods to assist technical development. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual to sharpen their technical skills and start an impactful...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Jan 30, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description This is an opportunity to have a direct and daily impact in an exciting energy technology startup. We are seeking an experienced and scrappy engineer to lead our Operations Infrastructure team in support of our growing lab space, and equipment needs.  The ideal candidate will bring expertise in engineering development, hands-on experience in laboratory operations, a “can-do” attitude, and strong independent problem solving skills. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and excellent organizational and communication skills. Prior experience in electrochemical...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Jan 27, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description We are looking for a Senior Materials Scientist to drive the development of one of the critical components of Form Energy’s long-duration energy storage system. This role will focus on closing performance gaps related to the component through hypothesis-driven testing, systematic root cause analyses, and creative mitigation strategy development. The Senior Materials Scientist will work closely with chemical, materials, and mechanical engineers on the technology development team. The ideal candidate will have deep expertise in developing a mechanistic understanding of...
Form Energy Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 27, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description We are looking for a process development engineer to support the development and scale up of a pilot t production line.  The pilot line will be focused both on: 1) research efforts to improve the performance and development of battery electrodes, and 2) scale up efforts to supply the electrode components at volume. The process development engineer will be directly responsible for efforts aimed at exploring process options to reduce product cost and implement material and formulation changes to improve product performance. The process engineer will need to coordinate...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Jan 26, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description We are looking for a hands-on individual to help us develop our core technology by contributing to our test infrastructure build up. In this role, individuals will work directly with our engineering team to spend time in the laboratory building, troubleshooting, maintaining and testing incubator test stations.  What you'll do: Inspect, organize and prepare device components and hardware   Assemble incubator test stations with high attention to detail Develop test build procedures, providing step by step instructions Document and organize device assembly notes for...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Jan 15, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally low cost energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. As a key member of our Operations team, you will be an integral member in scaling our world-class talent pool by recruiting from a diverse set of people and places. This requires an uncompromising approach to hiring talent that aligns with our excellence standards and core values. You will heavily impact Form Energy’s hiring strategy, coach hiring managers and interview teams all while guiding a delightful candidate experience along the way. We are interested in both a contract and full time hire. What you'll do: Actively source and recruit both active and passive candidates to meet...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Jan 09, 2021
Form Energy is a team of passionate people tackling the challenge of climate change through transformationally cheap energy storage.  Our team members are active learners who enjoy working on tough technology problems in massive markets and embody our values of humanity, excellence and creativity. The company is backed by a diverse set of committed investors and we have raised over $100M to date. Role Description We are looking for a Test Engineer II to aid in qualifying the performance of the core energy-storing reactor for implementation in a long duration energy storage system. The Test Engineer will be responsible for wrangling data from new performance qualification test protocols and automating data analysis with Python scripts and statistical analysis software (i.e., JMP). The Test Engineer II will also be responsible for designing, prototyping, and validating electrical test stands to qualify the performance of Form Energy’s battery systems. Additionally, this role will...
Form Energy Somerville, MA
Dec 24, 2020
Rise to the challenge of climate change with a team that has the heart and the resources to deliver.  Form Energy is developing and commercializing giant, inexpensive, long-lasting batteries that can be located anywhere in the world and plug into the existing infrastructure that generates electricity. These batteries will reshape the electric system, making it possible to fully rely on renewable energy year-round, eliminating the need to burn coal and gas for electricity. The company’s core technology was invented at MIT and is supported by category-leading investors including Coatue, Energy Impact Partners, and Breakthrough Energy Ventures. We appreciate the beauty in creating something meaningful. We also understand that people thrive in a culture that cares about collaborative relationships and mutual respect. Our executive leadership and investors are aligned and support the allocation of significant time and money towards equity, inclusion, and diversity. Form Energy is also...