Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-04

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Engineer, Battery Modeling (Open to New Graduates)

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 a Battery Modeling Engineer to develop advanced performance, lifetime, and algorithm modeling. This position requires a creative and analytical mindset with experience in numerical analysis, data process, and code development. Our ideal candidate exhibits a self-motivated attitude with vigor and determination to accept new challenges and provide innovated solutions. A successful candidate should be a quick learner and detailed oriented. Candidates with fresh BS or MS degree and solid battery fundamental background are encouraged to apply.

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 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
 
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement 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:

  • Develop data processing and numerical analysis algorithms to provide the insight of lithium-ion battery cell behavior
  • Develop mathematical models (physics-based and data driven based) to predict lithium ion battery performance including kinetic performance, life degradation, calendar aging, electrochemical and thermal response, and safety related behavior
  • Formulate and execute designs of experiments to acquire sufficient data to train, validate, and test the battery models
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop, implement, test, and maintain your model
  • Deliver documents related to model and algorithm development
  • Collaborate with battery team to determine and achieve battery performance and lifetime targets
  • Qualifications:

  • New Graduates to 3 years' experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of lithium-ion cell electrochemistries and mechanisms
  • Experienced in creating physics-based and data driven based models for electrochemical, electrical, thermal, and mechanical applications
  • Familiar with computer language, numerical analysis, and data processing
  • Experience in writing efficient code to process and analyze large data sets
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
  • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of projects
  • Preferred:

  • Experienced in using physics-based package (COMSOL, Ansys, etc.) for thermal/electrochemical/mechanical applications
  • Experienced in developing data driven based model 
  • Skilled in code developing tools such as Python or Matlab 
  • Strong understanding of design of experiment and data analysis
  • Good mathematical knowledge and experience in statistical analysis, optimization, machine learning, and deep learning tools
  • Candidates with successful multidisciplinary work record or education background 
  • Education:

  • BS or MS degree in EE, ME, CS, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Materials or similar degree or equivalent work experience