JOBS

Thank you for your interest in a career at Oscilla Power.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Posting Date: 09/01/2020 (updated 11/13/20)

Hydrodynamicist

 

Oscilla Power is looking for an individual with a fundamental grasp of fluid mechanics and hydrodynamics to fill core expertise within our team in Seattle. The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate some experimental background and experience with data analysis. 

 

Oscilla Power is developing leading-edge technology to extract energy from ocean waves. As such, a core facet of our work is related to validating our concepts and innovations through numerical and physical models of our technology. A successful hire would be expected to assist and contribute towards this end, such as developing numerical models and performing laboratory testing both in our Seattle laboratory and at sea. Our laboratory programs tend to involve significant instrumentation and data collection, and the successful hire would be comfortable with performing and coordinating test planning, configuration, and completing ongoing data collection activities. 

 

The ideal candidate would have experience with physical or numerical modeling of wave energy converters, submersible vehicles, or surface vessels. Experience with hydrodynamic modeling software such as Orcaflex, ProteusDS, WAMIT, NEMOH would be a significant advantage. Practical hands-on experience in a laboratory/field setting would be an added advantage. The candidate should also be very comfortable with data processing/analysis/presentation and have experience with MATLAB/Python. 

 

A Ph.D. or Master’s degree in an associated field would be preferred, although experience in the required skillset is considered more valuable. 

The position will involve the expectation of working a minimum of 40 hrs/week, primarily out of OPI’s office in Seattle, WA.  OPI has a competitive benefits package and a dynamic working environment. Salary and stock options will be commensurate with experience.

 

For further details or to apply, please contact us at employment@oscillapower.com. Applicants should provide a minimum of a cover letter and a 2-page resume. Underrepresented and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. 

 

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We will post any additional openings on this page as they become available.

We are always interested in hearing from talented, educated, experienced, and passionate people who might want to join our team. If you have a desire to be involved in a fast-paced company, but there is not an ideal opportunity listed,  we invite you to contact us, tell us about yourself, your experiences, education, and directional drive. 

If you have any questions, or for further details on listed positions or to apply, please contact us at employment@oscillapower.com.

 

Applicants should provide a minimum of a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Our offices are located in Seattle near Fisherman’s Terminal. Oscilla Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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