Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-22

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Embedded SW Engineer - Powertrain Platform (Early Career)

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.

Put your education to work and take us to the next level.
Lucid's Digital organization recently opened a number of jobs tailored specifically for early career job seekers (0-3 yrs experience) who are looking to learn, grow and get in on the ground floor of our rapidly accelerating start-up. Working alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry, you will use your academic/industry experience to advance this decade's most exciting brand in automotive.

Bring your fresh ideas and collaboration skill. Bring your compassion for the environment. Bring your thirst for creating something that actually matters. They will all be nurtured here.

If you’re pursuing your degree to make an impact in the world, Lucid can help you do exactly that by driving to create a better, more sustainable future.

The Role:

We are currently seeking embedded SW engineers to join our Powertrain Platform SW team.  This position requires an ambitious embedded SW graduate/student with an interest in programming SW for ECU’s (Electronic Control Units).  This teams provides Platform (Bootloader, AUTOSAR configuration, boards bring up, end of line applications, lower levels of networking, charging and diagnostics protocols) support for all in-house ECUs.  There is no job quite like it in the industry.  Here’s a bit more of what you’ll do,

·         Design and develop complex platform software (low level and middleware) for powertrain electronic control units, from prototype to production
·         Be responsible for development of highly reliable and critical electric vehicle components
·         Provide design, development, and debug support for integrating individual functions into the control unit
·         Ensure optimization of platform software through design reviews and code reviews
·         Develop a design and/or product validation test program to ensure robustness of design

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. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with (embedded) C programming
  • Experience in software development for embedded devices/microcontrollers
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) and architectures
  • Experience in software and hardware troubleshooting

  • Nice to have

  • Familiarity with networking protocols including automotive ones (CAN, LIN) and experience in the field of automotive software development
  • Very nice to have: Familiarity with AUTOSAR stack and configuration tools
  • Education

  • BS or MS (preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical engineering or related field or equivalent experience