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Staff Engineer/Scientist (#22-070-Remote Opportunity)

Company: Strategic Analysis, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Immediate Need!

Strategic Analysis has an immediate opening for a Staff Engineer or Staff Scientist responsible for executing multi-disciplinary analysis of renewable energy-related systems. The opening is sourced out of our Arlington, VA office but may be conducted 100% remotely from outside the office.We seek stellar applicants able to provide multi-disciplinary analysis (typically a blend of electrochemistry, material science, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering) on a variety of cutting-edge issues focused on fuel cell power generation and associated alternative energy systems. Typical clients include the Department of Energy and automotive & energy industries.The position is entry-level, and the candidate will work with senior staff in conducting techno-economic analysis which involves technical evaluation, conceptual design, system and 1st principles performance modeling, market/business-case analysis, and Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DFMA) capital cost estimation of advanced/emerging technology energy systems. Tasking, responsibilities, and pay will be aligned with the successful applicant's experience and capabilities. The position requires strong technical communication skills. The selected candidate will be required to draft reports and technical journal articles and potentially present to clients and at conferences.The ideal candidate will be an intellectually curious self-starter capable of working independently with a capacity and willingness to work outside of their field of training.

Staff Engineer/Scientist Requirements

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Engineering or other physical science degree: Mechanical, Electrical, Materials, or Chemical Engineering, or Physics degree preferred
  • Strong interest in alternative energy systems and/or manufacturing science
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation: ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Familiarity with system performance estimation/analysis
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel skills
  • Additional Strongly Desired Experience and Qualifications:
  • Master's degree with 2+ years of experience
  • Experience with techno-economic analysis (TEA) and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)
  • Experience with alternative energy systems preferred (particularly fuel cells, hydrogen generation)
  • Experience with system performance modeling and analysis
  • Experience with capital cost estimation methodologies (e.g., DFMA)
  • Experience modeling or programming using Python, databases, ASPEN/HYSYS, and CAD
  • Knowledge of manufacturing equipment, methods, and practices
  • Assist in Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) cost analysis
  • Assist in creation of system layout drawings/schematics
  • Assist in system performance calculations
  • Assist in obtaining component/material price quotations
  • Assist in report and presentation preparation
  • Assist in database creation and maintenance
  • Assist in preparation of Python and Excel modeling
  • Assist in Alternative Energy marketplace research

    You will be required to adhere to all COVID guidelines and regulations in place for any location where you will perform work. These guidelines and regulations may change over time or may be different for each location so you will be need to stay up to date on these changes and differences during your employment.
    SA is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Keywords: Strategic Analysis, Inc., Arlington , Staff Engineer/Scientist (#22-070-Remote Opportunity), Engineering , Arlington, Virginia

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