LiquidPiston

Senior Test Engineer

Bloomfield, ConnecticutFull-time
About the Job
LiquidPiston is seeking a detail-oriented and creative Sr. Test Engineer to assist in development of our rotary IC engines.  

As Sr. Test Engineer you will:
  • Design, develop, operate, and maintain testing systems in conjunction with the engine dynamometer test cells
  • Oversee engine assembly processes, direct a technician, participate in hands-on assembly 
  • Maintain databases for component inventory, build logs, hardware history
  • Debug mechanical, electrical, and software issues 
  • Modify LabView code for engine control and data acquisition 
  • Calibrate diesel and gasoline engines 
  • Write MATLAB code to automate data post-processing
  •  Scrutinize test data and present conclusions and recommendations to management
  •  Invent and generate ideas to improve performance of engine components and systems

Required Qualifications:
  • BS or higher in Mechanical Engineering 
  • 3 years of professional experience with engine testing and/or calibration
  • Expertise with MATLAB and automation of data analysis
  • Ability to maintain enthusiasm, work ethic, and open mind through challenging projects 

Helpful Skills:
  • Experience with advanced rotary or piston engine technologies (EGR, Miller cycle, HCCI, boosting, etc.)
  • Experience with bearings, gears, seals, high-speed rotating machinery
  • Good verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Experience working in a machine shop/prototype environment
 
LiquidPiston, Inc. is an MIT rooted R&D company poised to transform ten years of breakthrough thermodynamics research into the world’s most efficient rotary engine. With a fundamental design that scales from lawnmowers, to locomotives, LiquidPiston has the potential to add fifty years to the life of the internal combustion engine in a resource-constrained world.
 
Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@LiquidPiston.com.  We will follow up with a link to screening questions with further details on the recruitment process.
About LiquidPiston

Based in Bloomfield, CT, LiquidPiston, Inc. is an MIT rooted R&D company poised to transform ten years of breakthrough thermodynamics research into the world’s most efficient and compact rotary Diesel engine. The company is funded by a mix of Venture Capital as well DARPA and Army Rapid Innovation Awards. The company is small, but has a big vision to transform combustion engines and hybrid electric applications as we know them.