Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-02

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Manager, Validation

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 Sr. Manager to join our Software Quality and Validation Engineering team. This requires a hands-on manager that has experience building teams. The ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, possess the ability to learn quickly, and 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. 

The Role:

  • Lead and build the team for power electronics systems validation
  • Manage validation of features related to ADAS, performance attributes, infotainment, comfort, safety, security, charging, thermal and HVAC system, Functional Safety, and HV & LV electrical systems
  • Define test strategies while collaborating with quality assurance, development, systems engineering and product teams
  • Lead creation of manual/automated test cases
  • Troubleshoot systems/sub-systems/component using lab and measurement equipment including power supplies, oscilloscopes, multimeters as well as tools such as Vector CANoe, CANalyzer, CANape, etc.
  • Develop standards and best practices for managing supplier sourced software
  • Develop metrics to track team performance
  • Identify systemic gaps and drive improvement in test coverage
  • Support manufacturing and service teams with troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Coach junior members of the team and develop capability
  • Qualifications:

  • 5+ yrs of experience directly managing teams
  • 8+ years with hands-on experience in software development and testing, program management of large-scale programs & products in automotive or related domain
  • Experience with developing and executing DVP&R
  • Experience with task and requirements management tools like JIRA and JAMA
  • Preferred

  • Familiarity with MATLAB, Vector and/or Peak CAN based tools
  • Knowledge of ASPICE, APQP, ISO26262, FMVSS and SAE standards and practices
  • Experience with languages like Python, C, C++
  • Education:

  • BS minimum in an engineering discipline (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical or similar)
  • Masters preferred