Senior Staff Engineer

Job title : Senior Staff Engineer
Location : California
Job-type : Permanent
Salary high : 195000
Salary low : 135000

​Piper Maddox has retained an exclusive on-site role for a hard-tech startup located in Santa Barbara, CA. The client is developing a technology for decarbonizing natural gas. This process alone can potential to address 75% of global CO2 emissions!

This is an exciting time to join a company that is developing a technology that can support the energy transition.

You would be joining a team of 25 as a key stakeholder to help expand the business! Reporting directly to the Director of R&D, you'd huge part on scaling up the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, win support for; then lead, oversee execution (including the design, fabrication, and operation) of targeted experimental campaigns to provide information required to design integrated process units for the conversion of natural gas into solid carbon and hydrogen.

  • Leverage your area of specialty to inform technical R&D decision making, including inputting into prioritization of lab campaigns, and identification of key experimental data outcomes to inform technology scale up

  • Work collaboratively with the engineering team on design and modeling of process units to ensure successful scale up of the technology to pilot, translating lab results and industry experience to viable pilot plant designs

  • Project manage external engineering firms to progress engineering designs in support of technology scale up

  • Develop CAD models and other detailed designs for components and process units

Education / Experience:

  • BS/MS with 13+ years industrial experience or PhD with 10+ years industrial experience, Chemical / Process Engineering, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field

  • 5+ years experience with performing mechanical design, heat transfer and chemical process modeling

  • 5+ years experience with performing techno-economic analysis

Location: Onsite - California

Salary is based on experience: $135,000 - $195,000

Apply or email me directly!

Vanessa Palazzi