Associate Member of Technical Staff, Electrochemical Engineer

  • QuantumScape
  • HQ- San Jose, CA
  • Jan 15, 2021

Job Description

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

We are located in San Jose, California with a new energy storage technology that will allow electric vehicles to outperform internal combustion cars. We have enabled a step-change in performance with a different chemistry and cell architecture that also benefits safety. Do you want to make a major contribution to this part of the energy economy? As a battery scientist on the material development team, you will give to realize high energy, power and stable electrode layer on our next generation solid-state energy storage.
Craft the electrochemical tests to find the excellent configuration of all-solid-state batteries.Analysis of electrochemical data to understand the material properties.Collaborate with a team of scientists and engineers to develop processing methods for groundbreaking battery materials.
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Share a passion for our mission.Proactive to challenge and learn new things.Enjoy working as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team to seek sophisticated challenges.
Minimum requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Materials Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field.Hands on experience in laboratory. Ability to optimally connect with all levels in the organization; clearly and logically able to convey ideas and thought processes, both verbally and in writing.Any of the following are a plus:– Experience of working in the field of battery sector;– Experience with Statistical Process Control;– Script coding skills (python, jmp);– Experience in image analysis;
Physical Requirements:
–May work with airtight isolation chambers and/or wear neoprene or vinyl gloves for 50-60% of the time;–May frequently reach above shoulder heights and below the waist;–May be required to use hand or power tools;–Ability to stoop, kneel, crawl, lift, push and extend arms;We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. 

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Distributed Energy Storage, Electric Bikes, Electric Cars