Senior Hydrogen Systems Engineer

Cenergy International Services - Cambridge, MA (30+ days ago)

This position is assigned to Shell Hydrogen under the global Shell New Energies organization. Shell is committed to the energy transition and lowering the carbon intensity of our mobility and power generation systems. Hydrogen plays a key role for Shell in delivering zero emissions mobility to individual customers and businesses globally. For more information about Shell Hydrogen, or Shell New Energies please visit their website: &

Job Description:

The Senior Hydrogen Systems Engineer (SHSE) is a multidisciplinary role, in an exciting new industry that seeks to bring zero emissions mobility to all sectors of global transportation. The SHSE will be responsible for developing new product offerings in light duty, heavy duty, marine, and off-road vehicle applications by adapting commercially available technologies and products to perform in fit-for-purpose systems. These new products will directly support developing business opportunities, making Shell New Energies the partner of choice in helping regions and countries to meet their emissions targets. To accomplish this, the SHSE will visit and evaluate suppliers globally, leverage existing and develop new in-house analysis and other tools, and engage the hydrogen mobility industry to influence available product lines towards Shell’s requirements. The SHSE will focus on driving cost out of deployed systems and lowering operating expenses by assisting the reliability growth manager to collect and interpret data from Shell’s global refueling network. In addition to system-level design and product management, the SHSE will be a senior contributor to testing and developing new strategic products such as cryogenic hydrogen fluid management equipment, advanced process controls, and new sensing systems for improved safety and reliability to name a few.

The SHSE will be part of the Hydrogen Product and Technology Development team, reporting to the Global Hydrogen Product Manager. While the SHSE has a core role and responsibility, all team members help when necessary with other tasks such as development of in-house models and system analyses, supporting operations & troubleshooting, publishing results at conferences, and filing patents. We are a high performing, and collaborative team, with global exposure to the developing hydrogen mobility and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle markets.


  • Provide cost effective, fit-for-purpose site and system designs using commercially available sub-systems/components to enable business opportunities
  • Support operations and reliability growth management by working with appropriate development partners to produce new components/systems which meet business and technical goals
  • Support global Hydrogen IP strategy by publishing, presenting at conferences, filing patents
  • Use in house tools and simulations to model system performance, and where necessary build new capabilities for use by the Hydrogen team
  • Perform should-cost analyses and assist supply chain development to reduce cost, and influence product offerings
  • Lead product developments where appropriate to deliver differentiated customer experiences, and step-change improvement in cost, capability, and performance

Professional Qualifications:

  • S. or B.Eng degree required in Engineering, or related program
  • The following experience is an asset:
  • 10+ years of diverse work experience with technical, commercial, and business aspects
  • Commercializing novel technology, or bringing new products to market
  • Deep understanding of systems engineering methodologies
  • Some experience deploying, troubleshooting, or conducting other technical fieldwork on industrial systems is an asset
  • Proficiency in modeling and software languages such as MATLAB, Python, Java
  • Articulate, with good written and presentation skills
  • Assertive, high energy, and defaulting to action
  • Quick thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • Team player

Cenergy International Services (CIS) is a dynamic company that supplies expert workforce solutions to the energy industry, with offices around the world including the United States, Canada, Netherlands, Scotland and Australia. CIS offers a generous compensation, benefits and vacation package. This role is based at Shell Hydrogen’s product development center, co-located with Shell’s premier innovation group, TechWorks, in the Northwest corner of MIT’s campus, close to Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Employees enjoy a vibrant office environment, flexible working hours, and a fun and diverse culture.

Please apply directly to the position at by submitting a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time