Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-14

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

LiDAR Engineer, ADAS/AD

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 LiDAR Engineer for our ADAS/Autonomous Driving team. This position requires an experienced professional with a track record of technical excellence in automotive LiDAR technologies.

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. 

Your Role:

  • Work in a world-class ADAS/AD team and a highly dynamic environment
  • Evaluate the capabilities of state-of-the-art automotive LiDARs, work with Perception, Systems and other teams to identify the sensors that meet the requirements of the vehicle programs
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams on sensor packaging, integration, diagnostics and firmware update
  • Ensure the conformity to the required operational conditions (temperature, EM, power, vibration, etc.)
  • Be responsible for component level and vehicle level verification, validation, and tuning of sensor hardware. Work with the supplier to resolve design and production issues
  • Be able to troubleshoot and diagnose problems using diagnostic tools
  • Assist in the development of sensor calibration and manufacturing processes
  • Support the development and production of ADAS/AD features such as Highway Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Detection, etc.
  • Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience  in automotive LiDARs, such as design, development, testing, application, etc.
  • Detailed understanding of automotive LiDAR operation principles and design tradeoffs
  • At least 2 years of experience with automotive HW packaging and related analysis methods
  • Knowledge of sensor calibration and validation methods
  • 1 year of working knowledge of LiDAR data processing and analysis using a common programming language, e.g., Python, Matlab, C++, etc.
  • Familiar with Linux environment and essential shell scripting
  • 3+ years of work experience preferred in automotive or related fields
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advantage:

  • Hands-on experiences in semiconductor/photonic devices, electronic or optical components testing and trouble shooting
  • Experiences in optical simulation and CAD tools
  • LiDAR related programming (point cloud processing, sensor calibration, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of computer vision algorithms and other automotive sensor technologies
  • Detailed knowledge of UDS
  • Education:

  • BS minimum in the areas of Physics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields
  • Higher Degree strongly preferred