QuantumScape

east_bay, remote, sf, silicon_valley
251 - 500 Employees
101 - 250 Engineers
$100M+ Funding
Exited (IPO)

We are redefining the frontier of battery technology by introducing a new battery chemistry that will enable lower cost and higher energy density batteries. We will enable a mass market electric vehicle that is affortable, long range, fast charging, and safer and longer lasting than today's EVs.

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Active Roles

Why join us?

  • We were spun out of Stanford and have attracted funding from the best investors, including Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Bill Gates, & the Breakthrough Energy Fund . We are partnered with the world's largest car company, Volkswagen, who has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in our partnership and has committed to helping us scale to manufacturing.

  • We are the leader in a critical space — 8 of the Global Fortune 10 companies are in energy or transportation, and we are disrupting those industries.

  • We have a mission-driven culture that makes it fun to work here. You'll learn a lot about an important sector in the cleantech transition.


Engineering at QuantumScape

Engineering team and processes

Our software team is composed of experienced, full-stack developers with expertise spanning across backend/frontend development, database management, desktop app development, cybersecurity, machine learning, image analysis/processing, and cloud devOps. We employ automated CI/CD processes, leverage Kubernetes for container orchestration, utilize a GRPC API framework, and embrace the latest cloud technologies.

Technical Challenges

We are building a tangible piece of hardware that can be a step change in clean energy. We believe this cause can be more meaningful than most online/social/advertising work. We figure out how to store all manner of data and make it easily accessible to those who don't write code.

Projects you might work on
  • Create sophisticated data pipelines that enable ETL, processing, and modeling using the latest data engineering technologies.

  • Redefine how lab management systems should work by designing innovative web interfaces that enable unique research scientist processes. Develop in a modular cloud based architecture leveraging containerization in Kubernetes

  • Improve our cybersecurity posture by creating and implementing policies, prioritizing and implementing actions, and coordinating with service vendors

Tech stack
.NET
Python
MySQL
JavaScript
Java
Kubernetes
Docker

Working at QuantumScape

We value integrity, customer service, professional excellence, and transparency. We work hard and expect high quality work from each other; we also play together (examples include Friday basketball, weekend camping trips, annual 5k challenge, summer BBQ and holiday parties).

Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation

    we offer 3 weeks PTO

  • Free Food

    We have unlimited snacks and drinks in the kitchen

  • Workshops/Conferences
  • Health Insurance
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Team Activities

    Basketball, picnics, BBQs, and much more

  • Work from Home
  • Relocation
  • Flexible Hours

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