Company Name: Diamond Foundry
Job Industry: Chemicals
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: On-Site
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Job Description:

Diamond Foundry Inc. is the global leader in single-crystal diamond technology. We produce single-crystal diamond (SCD) wafers by crystallizing greenhouse gas into diamond using proprietary plasma reactors powered by zero-emission energy. Founded in 2012 in San Francisco, California by Stanford/M.I.T./Princeton engineers, Diamond Foundry Inc. received $315MM in funding and has had a multi-year track record of profitable fast growth.

We are looking for an ambitious and hands-on engineer to take responsibility in investigating issues related to growth of diamonds for technical applications. You will be working closely with an experienced team of mechanical, automation, metrology, and materials engineers, and will be encouraged to gain experience in different areas. The position will involve hands-on work with material and hardware components, with the goal of developing new processes to be transferred to manufacturing.


  • Planning, preparing, running, and analyzing high value experiments
  • Deepen the mechanistic understanding of complex plasma processes
  • Examine materials and hardware components
  • Deep investigations into various failure modes.
  • Generate reports/presentations on experimentation progress
  • Generate technical documentation to detail engineering changes.
  • Train technicians on similar tasks that become production routines.


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or similar field.
  • 1-2 years of hands-on experience in industry (internships OK) or academia.
  • Ability to extract, analyze and interpret data using tools such as SQL and statistical software such as JMP.
  • Self-motivated, able to identify needs and implement solutions as an independent contributor.
  • Effective communication and must be comfortable working closely with team members.
  • Flexible, independent, and adept at working in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of crystallography and electronic properties of carbon materials is a plus
  • Experience with device characterization a plus
  • Experience with high vacuum growth a plus
  • Experience in statistical data analytics (DOE, SPC)

Position is eligible for company shares. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate’s job duties, experience, and location. We will also consider higher-level candidates and salary will be adjusted accordingly.


Diamond Foundry believes in supporting our employees from the workplace to their personal and home life. We provide eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Perks include employee discounts to VRAI and catered lunches for onsite staff. All benefits offered are available starting your first day.

Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

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