Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-11-09

Category: emobility

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Embedded Software Intern - Platform Software, Spring 2023

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

Intern, Embedded and Platform Software, Test Engineer – Spring 2023

Location: Newark, CA 

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience.  We constantly seek talented, motivated individuals possessing a proven track record of excellence to join our team. Become part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive and mobility industry. 

We are currently seeking an intern, Embedded and Platform Software.  This position requires an experienced professional with an understanding of embedded programming and a passion for EV’s. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment. 


Participation in development of platform software (low level and middleware) components for electronic control units.  

Contribution to development of highly reliable and critical electric vehicle components. 

Prepare technical documentation that supports software development. 

Follow and improve best practices and internal processes. 

Learn and contribute to automotive software development lifecycle. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience using embedded programming, such as C. 

Understanding of software development for embedded devices or microcontrollers. 

Familiarity with real-time operating systems. 

Experience with software and hardware troubleshooting. 

Nice to have: 

Experience with networking automotive protocols, such as CAN or LIN. 

Experience in the field of automotive software development. 

Familiarity with AUTOSTAR stack and configuration tools. 

Field(s) of study: Embedded Systems, Computer Science or related fields 

Will consider undergrads Junior level or above: Pursuing Bachelor’s or master's degree 

Graduated eligible for this internship up to 12 months after graduation 

Program Timing: 

Start Date: Jan 2023 

End Date: May 2023

Our internship program is 12-16 weeks; end date is flexible based on individual needs. 

Some flexibility with the start date is available as needed. 


Location: This position is in Newark. You must be prepared to start onsite for your first day of employment. 

Availability: Full-time or part-time

Anticipated Hours: 8:30am – 5:30pm 

Work Environment: Mix of Lab, Office and Bay. 

Compensation: Student compensation is based on location and current degree level, non-negotiable. 

Visa Sponsorship: Lucid may but is not obligated to sponsor foreign national employees requiring company sponsorship for U.S employment authorization. 

Medical Benefits: Dental and vision on day 1 for all interns working 30+ hours a week; medical for interns in California working 30+ hours a week. 

Housing/Transportation: You must provide your own living arrangements and transportation in the local area. 

Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent on clearing a background check. 

Be a part of something amazing: 

Come work alongside some of the best and most accomplished minds in the industry.  Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, Lucid Motors is making significant breakthroughs in clean technology. 

Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for brilliant minds who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you want to actively work towards creating a better, sustainable future, we’d love to have you join our team! 

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.