Member of Technical Staff, Imaging at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Team: Metrology

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

We’re on a mission to electrify cars by building the next generation of energy storage technology! Do you want to make a major contribution to this critical part of the future energy economy? As a member of the metrology team, you will help us develop metrology tools to collect high velocity data predictive of battery performance. Come join us in a role that sits at the intersection of materials, manufacturing, machine vision, and data science!

What you will do:

Develop, build, and own metrology tools that characterize critical components of our batteries.

Design and carry out experiments to optimize imaging systems, enabling high- performance, automated defect detection.

Plan and execute studies to characterize and monitor imaging systems.

Minimum requirements:

Education & Experience

M.S. in materials science, EE, optics, chemical engineering, applied physics, or a related field; or B.S. and 2+ years experience.

Hands-on experience developing measurement, imaging, or characterization systems.

Previous experience with machine vision software (camera control, image processing) and/or hardware (optical, acoustic, or thermal sensors).

Familiarity with measurement systems analysis, statistical process control, and design of experiments.

Scientific programming experience in python.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

You have a curious, hands-on approach to problem solving.

You are a strong communicator and love working in a fast-paced, team environment.

Your time-management skills allow you to balance multiple high-impact projects.

You apply your resourcefulness to develop new skills, and you’re not shy about asking questions.

You share a real passion for our mission.

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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Member of Technical Staff, Imaging
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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