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Thea Energy

Thea Energy

Other Engineering
Kearny, NJ, USA
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023
About Thea Energy:
Thea Energy is leveraging recent breakthroughs in stellarator physics and engineering to create a faster and simpler approach to commercializing fusion energy. The company is reinventing the stellarator using computer-controlled arrays of planar coils thereby replacing the intricate, complex modular magnets required in all other stellarator architectures. Thea Energy is on a mission to create a limitless source of zero emission energy for a sustainable future.
Position Overview:
Thea Energy is looking for experienced, highly motivated electrical engineers to join its rapidly growing team. The electrical engineering roles will work collaboratively across a cross-functional engineering team to help develop Thea Energy’s core planar coil stellarator fusion technologies. As part of a rapidly growing team, you’ll be part of the organizational build-up of a leading fusion energy company. These roles will have a high degree of autonomy and must be able to move quickly. The Thea Energy team is comprised of self-motivated, creative, and fun individuals with an excitement for solving complex problems.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Design, construct, and operate of power supplies and control systems for high temperature superconducting magnet arrays
  • Develop custom electronics including data acquisition & instrumentation, electrical power systems, DC power supplies, and control systems
  • Develop highly reliable electronics systems capable of operating in high stress industrial environments including high magnetic field, vacuum, and cryogenic temperatures
  • Produce electrical engineering specifications and designs for internal or external vendor manufacturing
  • Utilize data acquisition and analysis during system testing
  • Develop engineering workflows and circuit designs
  • Manage external vendors for electronics fabrication
  • Collaborate with other engineering and physics groups to build functional subsystems
  • Track and report results and progress against program goals and milestones
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • Extensive experience building and operating custom large-scale electronic systems
  • Extensive experience in designing and testing analog and digital circuits and DC power supplies
  • Experience in designing and implementing solutions within industrial equipment
  • Experience with data acquisition, analysis, and control systems (e.g. LabVIEW)
  • Proficiency in digital circuit design and simulation software
  • Ability to work through and solve highly complex engineering problems
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and as part of a team
  • Ability to execute and flourish in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Comfortable working to aggressive deadlines
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Innate desire to learn, innovate, and critique ideas including one’s own
  • At least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in electrical engineering or related fields

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive health benefits (e.g. medical/dental/vision)
  • Employee equity stock options
  • Open vacation policies
  • Work-life balance
It’s not necessary to meet all of the skillsets outlined above. Please feel free to send us a note and tell us why you would still be a great fit for this role or Thea Energy.
Diversity and Inclusion:
Thea Energy is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a company of diverse backgrounds. By creating a diverse environment, we will bring new ideas and approaches to solving some of the world’s hardest (and most important) problems. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, family or marital status, age, disability, veteran’s status, or other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.