Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-11-22

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Engineer, Battery Cell Engineering

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.

We are currently seeking an Engineer-Cell Parameters and Performance, to join our Battery Cell Engineering group. This position requires an analytical mindset with work experience in the field of lithium-ion batteries and integration into a battery management system (BMS). This role intends to facilitate the rapid iteration of cell testing, parameter extraction, integration into the BMS, and the process of validation. A successful candidate should be a proactive collaborator, goal driven, and detail oriented. Candidates with additional skill sets are encouraged to apply and level will be adjusted accordingly.

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. 

The Role:

  •  Strong knowledge of lithium-ion cell chemistry and mechanisms.
  • Proficient with a statistical programming language for data analysis and designing experiments.
  • Able to make clear, detailed test-plans.
  • Experience with battery testing equipment (Maccor, Arbin, etc.) and electrochemical lab work.
  • Experience in writing efficient code to analyze large data sets and using a database.
  • High level of mathematical and data analysis capabilities.
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude.
  • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of projects.
  • Qualifications:

  • A critical and proactive mindset
  • Background/interest in date science
  • Strong cross-functional communication
  • Passionate about learning from others as well as teaching others
  • Able to design test plans to characterize battery performance and validate controls
  • Able to extract cell parameters based on experimental data using efficient scripts
  • Good understanding of li-ion battery electrochemistry
  • Knowledge of battery operating characteristics at cell and system level
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with building BMS controls, estimation algorithms, and equivalent circuit models
  • Previous experience in cell testing (Maccor, Arbin, etc.)
  • Worked in EV battery industries or similar
  • Project coordination
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience integrating cells into BMS controls
  • Education:

  • BS or MS degree  in STEM fields