Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Cell Failure Analysis Engineer

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Natick, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to make molecules to decarbonize our world! Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels.

We are looking for a Cell Failure Analysis Engineer to join our team. You will focus on characterizing and understanding cell failure modes. You will develop techniques and implement experiments to inform root cause analysis of cell failure modes to enable peak performance of Electric Hydrogen's core technology.

You will work onsite in Natick, MA and report to the Reliability Engineering Manager.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop failure analysis techniques to characterize key technology failure modes
  • Design and execute experimental plan geared towards understanding failure modes
  • Support test data analysis to resolve issues detected
  • Perform root cause analysis to understand and mitigate cell degradation mechanisms
  • Work closely with a diverse and passionate engineering team to provide insights to unblock issues and maintain cell technology advantage


  • BS required (Chem Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemistry or other science and engineering discipline)
  • 2+ years in industrial R&D in chemical, materials, or device-design or equivalent non-industrial experience
  • Experience gathering and interpreting data from material characterization techniques (i.e., microscopy, XRD, ICP, SEM, EDS, TGA/DSC)
  • Failure analysis methodology for root cause identification
  • Statistical experience such as JMP or familiarity with accelerated stress models
  • Apply Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis


Compensation and Benefits | P3

Natick Zone
$101,000$134,000 USD

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply!