Scientist/Engineer II

Cell Development · Marlborough, Massachusetts
Department Cell Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Ambri, an energy startup commercializing an innovative battery technology first developed at MIT, is seeking a full time Scientist/Engineer II in Cell Development. This individual will work on the cell development team and report to a project team lead.



  • Designing and executing studies to improve fundamental understanding of operative mechanisms in Ambri cells
  • Developing, prototyping, and evaluating battery cell components at R+D scale using both in cell and ex situ tests
  • Assessing component impacts on overall cell performance 
  • Full participation in engineering and design team meetings
  • Advancing promising ideas to proof-of-concept testing in commercial-scale cells
  • Close cooperation with R+D cell operations team, including providing engineering, logistical, and hands on support as operational needs dictate
  • Actively participating in the lab safety and improvement program.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, or similar related field.
  • 3+ years of experience working in laboratory or other research-focused environments.
  • Strong desire to do top-quality, rigorous work to drive practical development of energy storage technologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of chemistry, materials science, and relevant materials characterization techniques, especially as applied to electrochemical systems.
  • Previous experience with, or ability and willingness to learn about the following:
    • Working in inert-atmosphere gloveboxes
    • Metal fabrication and joining processes, including light machining, power-tool operation, and TIG welding.
    • High-temperature furnaces, controllers, and materials handling
    • Data analysis tools and techniques
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a world-class team; able to provide clear written and verbal communication of results and technical feedback to colleagues.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and documentation.
  • Careful adherence to safety protocols.
  • Ability to think quickly and work efficiently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Cultural fit in an organization that values teamwork and diversity.


Why work at Ambri?


Ambri offers its employees a fantastic opportunity to advance a career while commercializing a transformative technology that will change the entire electricity industry. We are a venture capital-backed company with high-integrity leadership that is focused on making positive change. You’ll be working on a novel liquid metal battery technology in an environment that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking while driving towards results. You’ll have the opportunity to take on a great deal of responsibility. We have a top-tier benefits package and extra employee perks such as weekly company lunches and semi-annual community service outings.


About Ambri


Ambri is an MIT-spin-out company that is commercializing an innovative grid-scale electricity storage technology that will transform the way power grids are operated worldwide. Ambri’s ‘Liquid Metal Battery’ will lower electricity costs, enable more widespread adoption of renewable resources like wind and solar, and improve grid reliability. Ambri is headquartered in Marlborough, MA. The company is backed by top-tier investors including Bill Gates. We are constantly seeking intelligent, creative and ambitious individuals to join our team to help us change the world.


Ambri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. Ambri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability or serious medical condition, protected genetic information, political beliefs, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Location
    Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Cell Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience