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Staff Engineer, Design Engineering

Last Updated Date:  Jan 24, 2024

East Hartford, CT, US, 06108

Company:  HyAxiom



At HyAxiom we develop, manufacture and service hydrogen fuel cells and other innovative hydrogen energy solutions. As the hydrogen business pillar of Doosan Group, the oldest South Korean conglomerate operating in the global energy, manufacturing, and construction sector, we are a leading provider of stationary fuel cell solutions in some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing markets. Our products serve those who seek cleaner and more sustainable energy sources to lower their carbon footprint.


Our mission is to accelerate a carbon-free energy future by delivering a full spectrum of reliable and cost-effective hydrogen solutions. We seek to be at the forefront of the hydrogen revolution through the development of next-generation technologies for clean hydrogen production and clean fuel cell solutions for land and maritime transportation.


 Come join our Team today!

Job Information


Responsible for leadership and support of a group engaged in the overall systems design, development and integration of mechanical, structural and thermal systems for the fuel cell micro-CHP systems. Support the system-level Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID).  Includes assurance up-to-date Computer Aided Design (CAD) practices and tools are in place and will also develop analysis capabilities, which includes structural, acoustic, and CFD tools. With design engineering expertise, lead and support the Design team, in collaboration with other multi-discipline groups. Promote the Engineering Change Request/Engineering Change Order Process, ensuring timely, controlled, and compliant design changes. May lead or participate in multi-disciplinary research and collaboration with equipment designers, hardware engineers, and others to pursue and achieve business objectives, on time, at cost with optimal quality. Accountable for development, coaching and mentorship of other team members to support career development and business results elevation. This role has direct concentration on leadership skills and abilities in conjunction with effective individual performance based on strong technical knowledge of fuel cells and the overall fuel cell design discipline.            

Job Requirements


  • Collaborate with Electrical Engineering to coordinate design activities and ensure thorough, accurate documentation of electrical and electromechanical subassemblies.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing to coordinate implementation of new designs and develop transition plans to bridge between design revisions.
  • Ensure the designs have been validated and thoroughly documented prior to production release.
  • Work with suppliers and fabricators to support generation of low cost, durable designs.
  • Demand use of root cause techniques to determine true root cause and enact mitigation/corrective actions going forward.
  • Stay abreast of industry-wide fuel cell design concepts and developments to maintain leading technological edge, progress and achievements.
  • Lead execution of concept generation and down-select.
  • Work across multi-discipline groups to lead teams effectively and to share technical knowledge and know-how.
  • Ongoing focus on talent management and development to elevate employee engagement and performance, and to elevate business results.

Education & Experience



  • BA/BS degree with 6-10+ years of experience.
  • MA/MS degree with 4-7+ years of experience.
  • PhD degree with 2-4+ years of experience.



  • Advanced knowledge of fuel cells and fuel cell process technologies.
  • Robust process and systems understanding, know-how and expertise.
  • Solid mechanical design engineering background.
  • Fuel cell design engineering experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with codes and standards for fuel cells and other distributed generation (DG) products.
  • Excellent, demonstrable organizational and communication skills and abilities.
  • Strong focus on teamwork, teambuilding and employee development.
  • Solid computer/systems skills.
  • Highly adaptable to change.
  • Proficient with Autocad Inventor/Vault, and tools such as Fluent and Ansys preferred.
  • Has expert knowledge that extends across disciplines.
  • Clear and compelling oral and written communications.
  • Experience with clearly understanding and properly executing customer demands/requirements.
  • Ability and experience working with a diverse group of technical and business-focused individuals and groups, occasionally on a global-basis.



The position described involves on-site work at office in East Hartford, CT.


HyAxiom is committed to growing and supporting efforts associated with hydrogen economy.


All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Questions can be addressed through the HR department at (860) 727-2200 or

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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