Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-10

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

SW Engineer – Vehicle Diagnostics software

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 Software Engineer, Vehicle diagnostics. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches to their work with vigor and determination. The individual will demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

Lucid's Digital organization recently opened a number of jobs tailored specifically for recent graduates who are looking to learn, grow and get in on the ground floor of our rapidly accelerating company. Working alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry, you will use your graduate level experience to advance this decade's most exciting brand in automotive.

We are currently seeking a Software Engineer to contribute to the growth of our Telematics Diagnostics software team. The Telematics Diagnostics team works on writing software features interacting with the entire vehicle from Telematics Control Unit to achieve critical vehicle functions like Over-The-Air Software Updates for the Vehicle, etc. These technologies are being pioneered in-house at Lucid and are at the cutting edge.

**This role is located on-site at Headquarters in Newark, Ca**

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. 


  • Here’s a bit more of what you may be working on:
  • Design and develop complex software for Telematics Control Unit
  • Develop framework and features for supporting diagnostics features, OTA and Cloud communication
  • Architect software to work with multi-core processor environment
  • Provide design, development, and debug support for integrating individual functions into the control unit
  • Ensure optimization of software through design reviews and code reviews
  • Develop a design and/or product validation test program to ensure robustness of design
  • Integrate with Cloud, Powertrain and Data Science teams

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer
  • 2+ years of academic/industry experience with C/C++ development
  • 1+ years of academic/industry experience with Linux Operating System and Computer Networks
  • Experience with scripting languages/tools and methods to optimize SW development and testing activities.
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Design, Data Structures and Algorithms


  • Master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer
  • Working knowledge of Automotive Protocols such as CAN, UDS, DoIP etc.
  • Working knowledge of Networking protocols such as TCP/UDP, MQTT.
  • Experience in scripting languages such as Python is a plus.
  • Experience in the field of Automotive Telematics Software is a big plus.
  • Strong understanding of IPC Mechanisms – Sockets, Message Queues, Shared Memory, etc.
  • Experience writing Software Automotive Diagnostics is a plus.
  • Strong Proficiency in Shell Scripting (Bash)