We’re looking for an exceptional engineer to lead the design and validation of our first prototype and product. You will be responsible for a dynamic mixture of tasks, ranging from mechanical design to running experiments.


Somerville, MA



What You’ll Do

  • Support our process development team’s efforts to establish system, subsystem, and critical assembly specifications

  • Research and develop design concepts to satisfy system, subsystem, and critical assembly process specifications. Perform experimentation as needed in selection of design concepts

  • Design parts and assemblies in accordance with the process specifications and established design concepts

  • Create CAD models, including part and assembly drawings, bill of materials to support prototyping and testing, and ultimately commercial product design

  • Perform simulations (FEA, CFD) to virtually test and refine designs

  • Design and build test fixtures in support of mechanical design and process experimentation

  • Develop fabrication plans for physical prototypes including sourcing of components and fabrication of custom parts

  • Prepare technical reports and design specification documents for use internally and for working with external suppliers

Who You Are

  • You are passionate about sustainability and boundlessly innovative

  • You value early, honest, and frequent two-way communications

  • You are kind and courteous to others

  • You have the initiative, confidence, and self-motivation to recognize problems/opportunities and suggest or take measures to mitigate/exploit them

  • You are rigorous, have a deep understanding of relevant technical concepts, and are creative, resourceful, and curious.

What You’ll Bring

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field

  • A minimum of ten years of experience in development of mechanical prototypes and commercial products, particularly heating and cooling equipment

  • Ability to work onsite at Greentown Labs, Somerville, MA for 3-5 days per week

  • Expertise in fabrication and assembly (machining, molding, fasteners, piping, wiring)

  • Expertise at designing, building, and operating test apparatuses for experimental work

  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS or other 3D CAD software

  • Experience with FEA/CFD software such as Ansys, COMSOL, Abaqus, Fluent, etc. is a plus

  • Experience with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA)

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Who You Get

  • The experience of becoming one of a startup’s earliest employees and of being a key player in driving its growth and development

  • An opportunity to help define and develop an innovative, high-tech cooling technology with the potential for making a significant impact

  • A competitive salary and equity grant commensurate with an early-stage employee

  • A clean, happy planet to live on

Diversity does not just benefit society but promotes a vibrant business environment. Creativity and scientific discovery are enhanced by a diverse team with different ways of thinking, backgrounds, and personal stories. We therefore seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Selection for employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.