Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Senior Staff Battery Modeling Engineer

Form Energy

Form Energy

Somerville, MA, USA · Berkeley, CA, USA · Berkeley, CA, USA · Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?

Role Description

Form Energy is hiring a Senior Staff Battery Modeling Engineer to develop our beginning of life and degradation cell physics models. As a part of the Cell Engineering team, you will work on cutting edge analysis techniques for cell performance and use that analysis to inform cell design. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What you'll do:

  • Owner of the cell physics degradation models

  • Drive product direction based on model recommendations

  • Collaborate across different scales including R&D and Systems teams

  • Work with experimental teams to get new types of data needed to improve analysis

What you'll bring:

  • 9-15 years of experience in modeling electrochemical systems

  • Expert in finite element analysis with COMSOL experience preferred

  • Scripting abilities with python experience preferred

  • First principle knowledge of engineering, chemistry, & physics fundamentals

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills



Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.