Cell Development Engineer

Peak Energy

Peak Energy

Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

About the Company:

Peak Energy is the first American venture to advance globally proven Sodium-Ion battery systems as the storage standard for the new era of renewable energy on a resilient grid.

Sodium-Ion is cheap, readily available and safe, making it the leading contender in a rapidly evolving market.

Our leadership team is powered by decades of expertise in scaling gigawatt-level innovation at world-class companies such as Tesla, Northvolt, SunPower, Fluence, and Enovix. We are backed by strategic investment and product partners such as TDK Ventures and Eclipse Ventures.

We are a team of engineers, operators, entrepreneurs, and partners driven by a shared ambition to set the new performance standard for renewable energy and grid resilience.

About the Job:

Peak Energy is looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Cell Development Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a key part in advancing the development of next-generation battery cells. The successful candidate will have a strong background in materials science, electrochemistry, and engineering, with a focus on optimizing cell performance and reliability.


  • Conduct research and development activities to enhance the performance and efficiency of battery cells.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement experiments, analyze data, and optimize cell development processes.
  • Evaluate and select materials for cell components, considering performance, cost, and sustainability.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to cell production and performance.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to cell manufacturing and performance.
  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to contribute to the continuous improvement of battery technology.
  • Collaborate with external partners, suppliers, and research institutions to leverage expertise and stay at the forefront of cell development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in battery cell development, electrochemistry, and materials selection.
  • Strong knowledge of battery testing methodologies, data analysis, and statistical methods.
  • Proficiency in simulation and modeling tools related to battery cell performance.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Passion for renewable energy, sustainability, and driving technological innovation.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

At Peak Energy Technologies Inc., we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us a more capable, innovative, and competitive company. We welcome people who represent diversity in their backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Peak Energy Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to reach our company’s full potential by cultivating an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.