Associate Member of Technical Staff - Battery Process Development

HQ- San Jose, CA /
R&D – Cell Development /
Full-Time/Part-time
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 battery technology! Do you want to learn about and work on this critical part of the future energy economy?
QuantumScape is a start-up located in San Jose, California working on new energy storage technology to allow electric vehicles to outperform internal combustion cars. Our leap in energy density and charge rate is enabled by a different chemistry and cell architecture which also benefits safety. Our quick progress is due in part to a state of the art facility, highly automated data collection and analysis, an outstanding team, and a strong and clear set of values.

Responsibilities:

Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers to develop new processing methods for battery materials
Characterize physical and electrochemical properties of materials and devices using state-of-the-art analytical methods
Demonstrate your attention to detail, keep accurate laboratory records, and report your findings to the team

Skills & Knowledge:

You have experience conducting laboratory experiments, or participation in hands-on design projects
You are a strong communicator, and love working in a fast-paced, team environment
You are self-motivated, and committed to delivering high quality results
You enjoy finding solutions to difficult problems
You are able to perform work in a glovebox, dry room or fume hood that requires the use of fine motor skills for extended periods of time
You share our real passion for our mission!

Minimum Requirements:

B.S. in materials science, chemistry, engineering, or a related field

Highly Desired:

One year or more of hands-on experience in a laboratory R&D environment
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.

*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.