Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-17

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Reliability Engineer, High Voltage Battery

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. Reliability Engineer to collect data and own the reliability improvement plan for High Voltage Battery in the vehicle fleet. This position requires an experienced professional with hands-on experience of high-voltage lithium-ion battery packs. Our ideal candidate exhibits a 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. 

The Role:

  • Use statistical analysis to set appropriate reliability targets for high-voltage battery packs in the vehicle fleet
  • Manage database of high-voltage battery reliability
  • Interact cross-functionally with Battery hardware, software, power electronics, and vehicle integration teams to resolve reliability issues from a holistic perspective
  • Research on physics of failure and apply them to test methods to represent field behaviors
  • Facilitate failure analysis to understand root cause and drive resolution
  • Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with high-voltage lithium-ion battery packs
  • Hands on experience for testing equipment and methods
  • High level of mathematical and data analysis capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
  • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of projects
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced startup environment with frequent prioritization adjustments
  • Good understanding of high-voltage battery failure modes and effects
  • Advantageous:

  • Experience editing Grafana and Tableau
  • Experience in writing efficient code to analyze large data sets and using a database  
  • Experience with Atlassian, Jira and Confluence
  • Capable of performing battery teardowns and postmortem analysis, demonstrating a critical thinking approach
  • A history of working independently with limited oversight or input once a base understanding has been established
  • Experience working with high-voltage, high current systems (power supplies, batteries, etc.)
  • Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline such as computer science, electrical or mechanical engineering