Lab Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · München

The impact you will make
 The Experiment and Laser Groups at Marvel Fusion are continuously developing and implementing new diagnostics and technologies to demonstrate key features of our unique laser-driven fusion concept. By joining us in this role, you’ll be part of the team that: sets up the new experiment area from scratch, continues to perform the first measurements using our new proprietary nano-structured targets in intense laser fields, creates novel diagnostic instruments with high fidelity, and demonstrates a path to fusion energy generation. You will bring your physics or engineering  expertise to help our team build and calibrate new measurement instruments, set up and operate lab equipment, and assist in supplier interactions. At the same time, you will have the chance to expand your knowledge and deepen your expertise working at the forefront of high-power laser fusion science.
This role is ideal as a first permanent position for a recent graduate with hands-on practical experience who would like to develop further in the next two years.

More specifically, you will: 
  • Assist our experiment team in their day-to-day work designing, building, fielding & improving various physics measurement instruments such as spectrometers, imaging systems, cameras, diodes, or other detectors for MeV-energy particles such as electrons, ions and neutrons, as well as for photons from the near-infrared to the gamma wavelength range
  • Perform dedicated calibration measurements for above-mentioned instrumentation both in-house and at various research facilities
  • Operate & maintain various physics lab equipment such as microscopes, optical scanners, vacuum pumps, data acquisition equipment, etc., and assist in ordering supplies
  • Organize & shepherd the shipment of miscellaneous lab experiment hardware to and from facilities throughout the world
  • Help gather requirements for the procurement of custom hardware ranging from small machined parts to large optical components from both local and international vendors, and aid our procurement team
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment
  • Be part of an inclusive and friendly team environment, in which team members feel supported and heard 

What you bring
  • Bachelor or Masters in Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Some experience and strong familiarity with sophisticated spectrometers, cameras, imaging systems, or similar during studies or project work
  • Meticulous attention to details
  • Ability to work autonomously and with strict deadlines
  • Willingness to travel internationally for several weeks
  • Curiosity, growth mindset and openness to new ways of doing things 
  • Passion for hands-on work in the lab
  • Excellent communication skills and a structured working style  
  • A healthy amount of flexibility, adaptability and can-do attitude  
  • Fluent in English and German
Why Marvel Fusion?
By joining us, you will be:
  • Solving one of the most complex technological challenges known to humanity, harnessing Fusion on Earth 
  • Part of a highly purpose-driven team working on providing the world with clean, safe and abundant energy
  • Working alongside world-leading scientists and entrepreneurs in the field of Fusion  
  • Part of a start-up where growth on a company and individual level is the default  
  • Working at the intersection of research and industry – where magic happens

What we offer
  • An opportunity to make a huge impact on the future of our planet by making clean, safe and abundant energy possible
  • Flexible working, location- and hours-wise 
  • A human-centered company culture with super nice and supportive colleagues 
  • A great sense of community through team events and fun in and outside the office 
  • A modern office with a lot of collaborative space close to Theresienwiese in Munich
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package 
About us
Marvel Fusion, founded in 2019 and based in Munich, is a technology pioneer in the field of safe, clean, and reliable power generation. With the aim of solving one of the biggest problems of humanity, we are developing a completely new type of fusion energy technology that dramatically increases the probability of fusion and builds on recent advances in laser and nanoscience.  

Are you ready to make an impact on the future
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