Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-30

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Validation Engineer, Lighting

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 Validation Engineer who will conduct electrical level system testing (short circuit, current overload, load analysis, EMC, etc.) and create and maintain the Lighting and Optical systems DVPR & DFMEA. You will have the opportunity to work with the team to create test procedure and acceptance criteria. 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. 


  • Conduct electrical level system testing (short circuit, current overload, load analysis, EMC, etc.) 
  • Create and maintain lighting and optical systems DVPR & DFMEA
  • Work with the team to create test procedure and acceptance criteria
  • Maintain and lead overall Lighting and optical system testing schedule
  • Work with 3rd party testing facility to outsource tests that needs to be conducted off-site, including budgeting and quoting
  • Work with internal resources, lighting and optics suppliers and other vendors to execute design verification and validations
  • Generate and maintain reports and records of verification and validation runs
  • Report and escalate issues as appropriate and participate in triaging of issues with different teams and lighting suppliers
  • Participate in the design of a world class engineering effort to bring electric vehicles to a new level of refinement
  • Create rework instruction as in intermediate action and support developing a permanent resolution
  • Support Manufacturing issue, analyze product failure and implement counter measures
  • Link between Design Engineers and Manufacturing process engineers, build lesson learn from manufacturing in order to improve design
  • Lucid AMP1 on site support for different milestones in order to detect and resolve product failures

  • Qualifications

  • 3+ years of automotive experience 
  • Proven experience in vehicle lighting development and verification
  • Proven experience with DVPR & DFMEA
  • Experience creating test procedure and acceptance criteria
  • Experience with lighting development tools 
  • Lighting products experience
  • Automotive lighting products manufacturing and process experience
  • Advantageous

  • Ability to identify and communicate risks, mitigate and drive issues to closure
  • You deeply understand mechanical, electrical and optical systems
  • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize
  • Ability to build stuff with your hands
  • Education

  • Bachelor of Science in the areas of Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Computer Science or related fields