Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-13

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Tech lead - Lv.4 Autonomous Driving Architect and System Design

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.

The Autonomous Driving (AD) team in Lucid is currently seeking a talented candidate to be responsible for Autonomous Driving system and architecture design, strategy, and development plans. This position requires an experienced professional with a track record of successfully bringing new automotive AD features into production.
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.

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. 

You Will:

  • Contribute to the AD SW development, roadmap, strategic planning, production rollout planning
  • Lead the development of Lv.4 AD system in area of software / sensor / power / communication architecture
  • Lead the design, prototyping, engineering, validation, and launching the cutting-edge Autonomous driving software stacks
  • Contribute to perception SW, sensor fusion, localization, motion planning and Control, software architecture, data engineering for Lv.4 AD systems
  • Drive SW specifications with creative ideas to bring each ADAS/AD feature to the next level providing the best in class premium experience
  • Lead a rapid prototype system in quickly manner to show a proof of the concept
  • Contribute to the timely delivery of fully validated, high-quality customer features
  • Collect and follow the trends in AD domain and suppliers’ technology
  • Work closely with SW partners and cross functional teams to ensure good communication to achieve a seamless and robust vehicle implementation
  • You Bring:

  • Proven track records of bringing AD business planning, technical roadmap development SW development, and development process into production
  • In-depth experience in SW development & release process, AD technology development & deployment
  • Knowledge in complex system design and architecture
  • Experience with automotive supplier & partners interaction, specification development, project/release management, change management
  • Capability and creativity to successfully complete projects with unconventional ideas in highly constrained, innovative startup environments
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Advantageous:

  • Experience in working in agile development teams (Jira, Confluence, etc)
  • Knowledge of applicable safety standards and regulations (ASPICE, ISO 26262), industry benchmark and customer requirements 
  • Experience in automotive supplier interaction, specification development, release management, new business development. 
  • Educational Requirements:

  • BS plus 10 years industry experience in the areas of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, or other related fields
  • Advanced degrees preferred
  • 5 + years in SW engineering experience, ideally from the automotive field