Versogen, Inc. Research Engineer (Electrode Development) Newark, DE · Full time

At Versogen (www.versogen.com) we aim to decarbonize the energy, chemical, and manufacturing sectors with our breakthrough Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) electrolyzers that produce green hydrogen at scale efficiently, reliably, and affordably.

Description

We are looking for research engineer(s) to develop our novel electrodes.  

The right candidate for the research engineer - electrodes position will have strong understanding of electrochemical principles and devices. These principles include material development, characterization and testing along with the knowledge of key principles of fuel cell or electrolyzers. Experience in testing membrane electrode assemblies will be a plus to optimize the electrolyzer stack.  

The optimized cells and stack developed from the work of the research engineer will enable high performing and durable water electrolysis systems. 

  

Role and Responsibilities: 

Synthesize and select suitable catalyst materials to make electrodes for AEM electrolyzers.  

Design, fabricate and assemble Membrane Electrode Assemblies (MEAs) for testing. 

Perform testing and data analysis of electrolyzers. 

Summarize and communicate results/analysis through reports and presentations. 

Develop mathematical models to predict and understand the performance of electrode.  


Required Qualifications and Skills and Experience: 

1 to 2 years of experience with fuel cells, batteries or electrolyzers MEA development  

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and related discipline  

Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Quick learner and team player 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Demonstrated project management skills 

Must be driven and self-motivated 


Preferred qualifications 

More than 5 years of experience with fuel cells, batteries or electrolyzers MEA development

PhD in mechanical, chemical engineering or related field.  

Experience dealing with developing or conducting tests using accelerated protocols.  


Benefits 

Paid vacation and sick time 

Health insurance 

Dental insurance 

Vision insurance  

Life Insurance  

Disability insurance 

401k plan 


Job type: Full-time on-site, must be legally authorized to work in the United States


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