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Sr. Systems Integration Engineer - Kairos Power

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Job Title
Sr. Systems Integration Engineer
Job Location
Albuquerque, NM
Job Description

Company Overview

Kairos Power is a new nuclear energy technology and engineering company whose mission is to enable the world’s transition to clean energy, with the ultimate goal to dramatically improve people’s quality of life while protecting the environment. This goal will be accomplished through the commercialization of the fluoride-salt-cooled, high-temperature reactor (FHR) that can be deployed with robust safety, affordable costs, and flexible operation to accommodate the expansion of variable renewables.

Job Summary

Kairos Power is seeking a Senior Engineering Integration Engineer with a strong technical background who can integrate across multidisciplinary teams through concept development, objectives and requirements definition, analysis, detailed design, manufacture, and production/deployment for the Kairos Power Fluoride Salt-Cooled High Temperature Reactor technology. You will work in a small, highly empowered team where every team member is directly responsible for the success of the program, by ensuring that diverse perspectives are considered in the engineering process for maximizing the value of the final product.


  • This role will be very hands on and will require you to facilitate across various stakeholders to achieve integration of both technical and program objectives to drive and deliver results.
  • You will help solve and efficiently work through specific cross functional issues that arise through the design, build, and test efforts.
  • You will have to apply your strong technical background and knowledge to lead efforts to close multiple trades and drive towards key decisions, coordinate project reviews, while maintaining excellent communication with the project lead(s) of status and issues.
  • Partner with teams in all parts of the organization to understand, synthesize, and support development of good engineering and business practices.
  • Performing tasks as assigned.


  • BS/MS/PhD in Mechanical, Nuclear, Chemical, Aerospace, or other related engineering discipline and BS (8+ years experience), MS (4+ years experience), or PhD (4+ years experience)
  • 3+ years of progressive engineering experience working in the full lifecycle of products from concept, design, analysis, testing, and manufacture in a development-to-production environment
  • Demonstrates technical, systems engineering, systems-thinking in a large variety of challenges (like managing interactions across system boundaries and interfaces), and can dive in deeper technically, where needed
  • A scrappy team player, who will actively pitch-in wherever necessary - with excellent interpersonal, written, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Desire and ability to function in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and adjust workload based upon changing priorities, with careful attention to detail 
  • Experience with Jama Connect or similar digital requirements management tools desired
  • Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering methods desired
  • Experience with Process Design, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) desired
  • Ability to think outside of the box and challenge the status quo
  • Impeccably organized with careful attention to detail
  • Ability to work with highly collaborative team
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to proactively collect, manage and transfer knowledge
  • Ability to seek different and novel ways to create efficiencies when working on problems, challenges and issues
  • Prioritizes and ensures safety of oneself and others

Physical Conditions

  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Communicating with others to exchange information

Environmental Conditions

  • General office environment
  • Noisy environments (if visiting manufacturing areas to collaborate)
  • Accessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned
  • High-concentration, demanding and fast-paced
  • Autonomously driven and demanding atmosphere

Safety and PPE

  • Reading and interpreting hazardous warning signs
  • Reporting issues with equipment or unsafe conditions
  • Color identification: detecting, distinguishing, recognizing and identifying colors
  • Wearing proper PPE, to include face mask, face shields, gloves, safety shoes, as required


  • Some travel may be required (up to 20%) to other Kairos Power offices and customer locations

Additional Requirements 

  • Requires schedule flexibility 
  • Requires occasional non-standard work-week hours
  • Requires occasional extended hours to support launch and critical project timelines



About our Benefits

We know that we have some of the most talented and dedicated employees, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, full-time employees (excludes interns) expect to have access to the benefits below:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) and pre-tax health insurance, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)

Kairos Power is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the communities where we do business. Kairos Power is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We actively welcome people of different experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Kairos Power participates in E-Verify.

Candidates only, no recruiters or agencies please.

Note: You are applying for a position that is located in a facility that handles information that is subject to export control restrictions by the Department of Energy under 10 CFR Part 810. To work in this facility, you need to be authorized by the Department of Energy to access Part 810-controlled information. Foreign nationals who are citizens of countries that are not on the Department of Energy’s general authorization list (link below) are not permitted to work in our facility unless the Department of Energy issues an export control license to the company to permit that individual to have access to Part 810-controlled information. The following questions are intended to determine the licensing requirements that may apply. https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/10/appendix-A_to_part_810

Kairos Power Headquarters Location

Alameda, CA

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Kairos Power Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

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Kairos Power Funding Rounds

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  • Grant

    $16,320 USD