Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-21

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Validation Engineer, Software Quality (Early Career)

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.

Put your education to work and take us to the next level.
Lucid's Digital organization recently opened a number of jobs tailored specifically for early career job seekers (currently enrolled students with 0-3 yrs experience) who are looking to learn, grow and get in on the ground floor of our rapidly accelerating start-up. Working alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry, you will use your academic/industry experience to advance this decade's most exciting brand in automotive.

Bring your fresh ideas and collaboration skill. Bring your compassion for the environment. Bring your thirst for creating something that actually matters. They will all be nurtured here.

If you’re pursuing your degree to make an impact in the world, Lucid can help you do exactly that by driving to create a better, more sustainable future.

We are currently seeking Test & Validation Engineers in our Software Quality and Validation Engineering team. These positions require a currently enrolled MS student who is passionate about electric vehicles and has a background in software quality assurance and system validation.

Here’s a bit more about what a Validation Engineer on our team does,

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:

  • Create & amend test cases to perform software validation across ECUs
  • Work cross functionally to identify risks and opportunities for product integrity and user experience
  • Drive a validation of high quality, high performance, and product ready software
  • Own and Validate the system feature level end to end testing on vehicle
  • Design, maintain and execute tests including functional, system integration, regression, performance
  • Align and support SQA processes and activities within functional areas such as System, Hardware and Safety
  • Depending on the focus of your graduate degree and experience, you may be working with one of the following teams:

  • OTA (Over the Air)
  • ADAS/AD (Driving Automation)
  • Battery Charging Systems
  • Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of industry or academic experience in Software System validation
  • 1+ years of industry or academic experience with testing of Automotive or Mobile Products
  • Knowledge of Vector CAN or other applicable diagnostic tools
  • Knowledge and experience with automotive communication protocols such as CAN, LIN, UDS and related tools to measure and command signals
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, test case management tools
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum/Sprint methodology as well as waterfall methodology
  • Experience with software development best practices
  • Preferred

  • Internship or work experience as a Validation Engineer in the automotive industry
  • Familiar with Linux platform
  • Experience in in-vehicle validation
  • Knowledge in Python and/or CAPL
  • Bluetooth, MATLAB, Vector tools experiences
  • Education:

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • We are only considering students graduating between December 2022 and June 2023 at this time.