Battery Engineer – Lithium-Metal Batteries

USA Tech Recruitment
September 19, 2022
San Jose, CA
Job Type


Battery Engineer

Permanent Position

Location: San Jose, CA (on-site position)

We are working closely with a start-up specialising in the development of next-generation Lithium-metal battery technology

They are expanding their R&D teams at the site in San Jose, and in particular are looking for a Battery Engineer with a good background in Lithium-Metal Chemistry.


  • Use materials characterization techniques (SEM, EDS, XRD, XPS, TGA, DSC, DLS) to Characterize the surface properties of anode to improve Li metal anode performance
  • Understand and participate in co-optimization of electrolyte and anode materials for optimal system-level performance and improved SEI properties
  • Assist in the transition of new product concepts into the product development pipeline
  • Build battery cells from coin cell to pouch cell, perform cell qualification and maintain battery testing equipment
  • Perform electrochemical tests including cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, common potentiostatic and galvanostatic methods, analyze and manage data
  • Practice proper laboratory procedures in compliance with Corporate HS&E policy and maintain a safe lab environment


  • Degree in materials science, chemical engineering, chemistry, or related fields (experience in the battery field required: 4+ years for BS degree, 2+ years for MS and 0+ years for Ph.D. will be considered for this position)
  • Knowledge in design of lithium metal chemistry and surface design of anode for next-generation battery
  • Experience in material selection and synthesis, cell design, electrode fabrication, cell assembly, testing, QC and failure mode analysis.
  • Experience in characterization techniques like SEM, EDS, XRD, XPS, TGA, DSC, DLS, etc.
  • The candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and must be able to design and conduct complex experiments, employing DOE approach to interpret and correlate experimental results with battery product performance.
  • Desire to learn new experimental and analytical techniques.

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