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AI Lead

Proxima Fusion

Proxima Fusion

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Software Engineering, Data Science
Munich, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024
At Proxima Fusion, we're driven by a bold mission – to redefine the future of sustainable energy. Our unique concept, built upon the groundbreaking W7-X stellarator and the latest advances in technology, paves the way for commercially viable fusion power plants.
Our revolutionary work in stellarator optimization, powered by cutting-edge computation and machine learning, is propelling us into uncharted territories of fusion technology. New higher performance design points are unlocked by high temperature superconducting magnets and we're leveraging this technology with advanced computational design capabilities.
We're on a journey to redefine the energy landscape, ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come.
As an AI Lead at Proxima Fusion, you will collaborate with a dynamic team of scientists and engineers and deploy your skills at the forefront of fusion R&D. Your mission is to lead strategic efforts, prioritize technical initiatives, and craft effective processes to integrate AI into our research and tools. We are seeking a candidate with technical expertise, strategic vision, and leadership capabilities.

If you are:

  • Experienced in technical leadership, demonstrated through leading at least one significant research project related to machine learning and artificial intelligence;
  • An expert with a deep understanding of machine learning, in particular, the use of surrogate models and physics-informed neural networks to accelerate scientific research;
  • Experienced with the full MLOps technical stack, with a focus on architecture development and model evaluation;
  • [Nice to have] Familiar with fusion domain or similar;

You will help us:

  • Shape strategic efforts and determine how Proxima will integrate ML/AI into its tools and research;
  • Lead cutting edge research, in particular the application of generative AI and scientific foundational models to stellarator optimization and design;
  • Develop, train and evaluate models designed to accelerate scientific codes;
  • Explore the realm of AI-based meta-optimizers, investigating their potential to enhance stellarator optimization.

In return, you will get:

  • Fulfilling Mission: Work on harnessing the universe's fundamental energy source that powers the stars. If you want to contribute directly to transforming the way we produce energy in the world, Proxima is the place to be.
  • Incredible Team: Join a mission-driven, team-oriented, excellence-seeking team from all over the globe. We're working on fusion to change the world and we thrive in a supportive and rewarding environment.
  • World-Leading Partners: We are supported by internationally renowned groups, industrial companies and technical advisors with experience built on groundbreaking fusion experiments.
  • Shared Success: Live the success of the company by taking part in a generous stock options program. We aim for every team member to feel a shared sense of ownership, responsibility, and pride.
  • Healthy Environment: We take care of each other, while pushing ourselves to our best - we are on a marathon, not a sprint. We offer financial support for child care and language courses for team members and their families. Every team member receives a ticket for free public transport in Munich and on all regional trains in Germany.
Proxima Fusion is firmly committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment. We embrace the principles of equality and stand against discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation.
Our organizational culture values and promotes equal opportunities for everyone, recognizing that a diverse team brings a richness of perspectives and contributes to our overall success. We encourage and welcome applications from candidates with various backgrounds, talents, and potential. Our selection process is solely based on individual merit, ensuring fair and impartial consideration for all applicants.

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