Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-27

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Senior Systems Engineer, Suspension Control

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.

Our ideal candidate exhibits a proactive, can-do attitude and approaches his or her work 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. 


  • Own the elicitation and capture of requirements from all stakeholders for the suspension control subsystem 
  • Own the suspension control subsystem logical & physical architecture development and approval process 
  • Work closely with Functional Safety Engineers to develop Technical Safety Concept(s)
  • Work closely with the verification and validation teams to define and execute the verification and validation plans for the suspension control features and functions 
  • Work closely with ECU owners on software architecture at an application and platform level. 
  • Work closely with Controls Application Engineers in the capture of Software requirements, verification and validation of software releases 
  • Work closely with attribute owners to help cascade performance requirements to control application engineers 
  • Work closely with suppliers to validate component functionality 
  • Support vehicle level validation test plan development and execution 
  • Support hardware engineering team in the development, bring-up, design validation and troubleshooting of subsystem components and ECUs 
  • Coordinate and plan with program management the systems engineering lifecycle activities to deliver to the program release milestones 
  • Support the continuous improvement of Systems Engineering across the enterprise 
  • Develop, support verification and validation of plant models for relevant vehicle and actuator dynamics (handling, ride, powertrain) 
  • Develop robust and valid simulation frameworks that can aid in the specification of early-stage performance requirements for control algorithms 
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years post graduate experience as a Systems Engineer for Automotive Controls product, focus on suspension controls 
  • 3+ years’ experience with Automotive embedded product development 
  • 3+ years’ experience with ISO26262 in driving requirements and designs for automotive systems 
  • 3+ years’ experience with ASPICE conforming process models 
  • 3+ years’ experience with typical Automotive engineering tools such as CANoe/CANalyzer, PCAN 
  • Electrical engineering skills related to electronic devices, mechatronics, sensors / actuators 
  • Experience with typical Automotive engineering tools such as CANoe/CANalyzer,PCAN etc. 
  • Preferred Skills

  • Experience with formal requirements management tools 
  • Experience modeling systems related to vehicle dynamics and control 
  • Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering methods and tools and languages (SysML) 
  • FMEA and risk management experience 
  • An analytical and questioning mindset 
  • Electrical engineering skills related to electronic devices, mechatronics, sensors / actuators 
  • Knowledge of product safety concepts 
  • Understanding of AUTOSAR Architectures 
  • Proficiency with Jama, Jira/Confluence 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • INCOSE certification 
  • An analytical and questioning mindset 
  • Education Requirements

  • BS degree in electrical, computer, mechanical or other appropriate engineering discipline. 
  • Master’s degree in engineering preferred