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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health benefits (e.g. medical / dental / vision)
  • Employee equity
  • Continual professional development opportunities
  • Open vacation policies
  • Paid holidays and sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Financial wellness (e.g. 401k / life and disability insurance)
  • Office perks
  • Work-life balance

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Technology-Physics

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 an experienced, highly motivated scientist to help develop its core fusion technologies. This candidate will interact with the Company’s engineers, scientists, and management to develop the design its stellarator systems. As part of a rapidly growing team, you’ll be part of the organizational build-up of a leading fusion energy company. This role 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:

  • Perform various physics analysis and simulation tasks
  • Translate physics basis into system engineering specifications and parameters
  • Work with a core team of scientists and engineers to ensure that primary fusion systems are consistent with program goals and milestones
  • Stay up to date with the latest scientific and technological advances
  • Initiate and maintain collaborations with the academic community
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • Strong grasp of plasma theory and ability to apply knowledge via system design and analysis
  • Experience working with stellarators, tokamaks, or other forms of magnetic confinement fusion (fusion experience is preferred but not required and applicants with experience working in a similar highly technical industry (e.g. aerospace) will be considered)
  • Ability to work through and solve highly complex physics and engineering problems
  • Ability to function autonomously and as part of a team across multiple work streams
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to execute and flourish in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Innate desire to learn and innovate
  • PhD in physics, mathematics, mathematical physics, 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.

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Princeton, NJ

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 an experienced, highly motivated scientist to help develop its core fusion technologies. This candidate will interact with the Company’s engineers, scientists, and management to develop the design its stellarator systems. As part of a rapidly growing team, you’ll be part of the organizational build-up of a leading fusion energy company. This role 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:

  • Perform various physics analysis and simulation tasks
  • Translate physics basis into system engineering specifications and parameters
  • Work with a core team of scientists and engineers to design primary fusion systems
  • Work with system-level development teams to define prototyping requirements
  • Track and report results and progress against program goals and milestones
  • Stay up to date with the latest scientific and technological advances
  • Initiate and maintain collaborations with the academic community
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • 10+ years of experience working with stellarators, tokamaks, or other forms of magnetic confinement fusion (fusion experience is preferred but not required and applicants with experience working in a similar highly technical industry (e.g. aerospace) will be considered)
  • Strong grasp of plasma theory and ability to apply knowledge via system design and analysis
  • Ability to work through and solve highly complex physics and engineering problems
  • Ability to function autonomously and as part of a team across multiple work streams
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to execute and flourish in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Innate desire to learn and innovate
  • PhD in physics, mathematics, mathematical physics, 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.

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Princeton, NJ

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 seeking experienced, highly motivated magnet engineers to join its rapidly growing team. The magnet engineering roles will design, build, and test high temperature superconducting (“HTS”) magnets. HTS magnets are foundational components of Thea Energy’s planar coil stellarator, making compact, simpler, and lower-cost fusion systems possible. 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:

  • Rapidly design, build, and test HTS magnets
  • Develop specifications for magnets based on system design and performance goals
  • Optimize magnet design and run analysis using Multiphysics simulation software (e.g. Ansys EM, Structure, COMSOL, etc.)
  • Develop advanced algorithms, data structures, and data analysis using Python
  • Incorporate design for manufacturing principles and support first builds
  • Produce design specifications and collaborate with vendors to get quotes and deliver hardware that meets qualifications
  • Support the implementation of tooling and manufacturing
  • Design and execute magnet testing
  • Track and report results and progress against program goals and milestones
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • Experience with magnets, cryogenics, vacuum systems, or transformer design
  • Expert in design using CAD software (e.g. Solidworks, CATIA, NX, etc.)
  • Experience with Ansys and/or COMSOL
  • Experience specifying machining, welding, and fabrication requirements
  • 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 team member with clear communication and collaboration skills
  • Innate desire to learn, innovate, and critique ideas including one’s own
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in physics, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials engineering, or related fields
  • Experience with magnetic confinement fusion, aerospace, medical devices, or other highly technical industries is ideal

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.

03
Princeton, NJ

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 mechanical engineers to join its rapidly growing team. Mechanical engineers will have ownership of the mechanical design and development of primary and secondary components and subsystems in the development of Thea’s stellarator fusion demonstration plant. You will be responsible for the structural and thermomechanical design, manufacturability, development and commissioning. The Thea Energy team is comprised of driven, creative, and fun individuals passionate about solving complex problems.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Have ownership of the design and development of primary and secondary mechanical fusion components and subsystems
  • Work with core system-level development teams to define prototyping requirements
  • Produce mechanical engineering designs, drawings, specifications, and parameters from the physics basis with appropriate tolerances for vendor quoting and manufacturing
  • Design tooling for assembly
  • Perform thermal, structural, and electromagnetic analysis and simulation using Ansys and COMSOL
  • Perform structural FEA analysis to develop, assess, and optimize designs
  • Incorporate design for manufacturing principles and support first builds
  • Support the implementation of tooling and manufacturing
  • Design and execute qualification testing
  • Track and report results and progress against program goals and milestones
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • Extensive experience designing, building, and commissioning custom systems
  • Experience in mechanical engineering and design using CAD software (e.g. Solidworks, CATIA, NX, etc.)
  • Experience with Ansys and/or COMSOL
  • Experience specifying machining, welding, and fabrication requirements
  • 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 team member with clear communication and collaboration skills
  • Innate desire to learn, innovate, and critique ideas including one’s own
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, physics, or related fields
  • Experience with magnetic confinement fusion, aerospace, or other highly technical industries is ideal

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.

04
Princeton, NJ

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.

05
Princeton, NJ

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 seeking an experienced, highly motivated controls engineer to join its rapidly growing team. The controls engineer will will have ownership of the design, development, and commissioning of the controls system for complex equipment within Thea Energy’s stellarator fusion demonstration plant. As part of a rapidly growing team, you’ll be part of the organizational build-up of a leading fusion energy company. This role 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:

  • Work with a team of experts in developing controls for Thea Energy’s systems
  • Have ownership of the specification, development, implementation, and testing of advanced control software for complex systems
  • Have ownership of the selection, sourcing, and implementation of components including power distribution, interlocks, sensors, and actuators
  • Work closely with core system-level development teams to define interfaces and requirements for equipment
  • Produce design specifications and collaborate with vendors to get quotes and deliver hardware that meets qualifications
  • Design and execute qualification testing
  • Track and report results and progress against program goals and milestones

Ideal Experience & Skillsets:

  • Extensive experience as a controls engineer on complex, large-scale systems
  • Experience with AC & DC power distribution and controls
  • Experience with cable and harness specification and sourcing
  • C++ Coding and Code review, GIT Hub code release management
  • 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 team member with clear communication and collaboration skills
  • Innate desire to learn, innovate, and critique ideas including one’s own
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, software engineering, controls engineering, physics, or related fields
  • Experience with magnetic confinement fusion, aerospace, or other highly technical industries is ideal

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.

06
Princeton, NJ

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