Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-27

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Senior Suspension Controls Engineer

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 Senior Suspensions Controls Engineer. You will have the opportunity to explore ideas that help elevate vehicle attributes.  
Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches problem solving 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.  

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. 


  • Application of concepts in control theory, vehicle handling and ride dynamics 
  • Application of linear analysis techniques and frequency domain analysis 
  • Develop simulation tools that enable objective decision making for control system architectures, calibration and formulating requirements 
  • Apply knowledge of control theory to a variety of domains that could influence vehicle attributes such as handling, ride and NVH  
  • Develop requirements and related test cases for features modeled in Matlab/Simulink 
  • Assist integration of features into the controller code base 
  • Test the developed software on the vehicle and assist in calibration of the features 
  • Participate in the design of a world-class engineering effort to bring electric vehicles to a new level of refinement 
  • Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience with embedded control systems (5+ Bachelor of Science) 
  • Good knowledge of model-based design using Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow 
  • Good understanding of state estimation and sensor fusion techniques 
  • Good understanding of C/C++ 
  • Experience with tools like JAMA/JIRA/Git/Confluence 
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams 
  • Common understanding of ISO 26262, Autosar, ASPICE 
  • Expertise in control theory concepts like classical control theory, modern control theory, MRAC, non-linear control theory, robust control 
  • Knowledge of adaptive filtering is advantageous 
  • Good understanding of Vehicle handling and ride dynamics and vibration analysis  
  • Experience with CAN analysis tools like CANoe, CANalyzer, and CANape 
  • Experience with Embedded coder in Matlab/Simulink 
  • Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (Master of Science preferred), in the areas of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive systems, or other related fields.