Member of Technical Staff, Metrology Development 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 design and build advanced measurement systems and analysis methods to predict battery and component performance. Come join us in a role that sits at the intersection of materials, manufacturing, machine vision, and data science!

What you will do:

Design, develop, and apply new metrology techniques to address challenging measurement requirements in our manufacturing process.

Develop data analysis tools (machine learning, signal processing, image processing) for new and existing metrology techniques.

Actively collaborate with multiple internal teams to understand and keep up with target quality specifications in continually evolving manufacturing processes, and help to develop target metrics with our measurement tools.

Explore external resources to fill gaps in our metrology toolkit.

Work with a creative mindset and continually seek to innovate on characterization techniques for metrology.

Required Qualifications:

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

Experience with characterization, measurement, or imaging systems, including data collection and data analysis.

Experience in processing and analyzing data using Python.

Any of the following is helpful, but not required:

Experience collecting and analyzing data for materials characterization in an academic research or industrial setting.

Experience in developing imaging or characterization tools, including hardware and mechanical design.

Experience with machine vision software (image processing, signal processing, camera control) or hardware (optical, acoustic, or thermal sensors).

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

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 and organizational 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.

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, Metrology Development
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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