Technical Specialist, Braking Controls

Newark, CA
Hardware Engineering – Chassis Engineering /
Full-Time /
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.

As a Chassis Controls Engineer, you will design and validate braking control systems at the forefront of technology by being responsible for software and ECU architecture.  

You will engage with attribute groups and other system owners to develop world-class functionality from concept to production. 

**A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team**


    • Develop the requirements and specifications for braking control systems from initial concept to SOP with excellence and great detail
    • Create, execute and document system design validation plans to include virtual, HiL and vehicle-based activity
    • System calibration and measurement
    • Networks design and integration (CAN, Ethernet and LIN)
    • Issue investigation and resolution by open-minded use of all tools available 
    • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, etc.)
    • Work with multiple complex projects in a demanding environment
    • Travel domestically and internationally as required


    • 5+ years of automotive with proven track record of working with complex braking control systems 
    • Proven experience with Vector tools (CANape, CANalyzer, CDMStudio, etc.) 
    • Ability to read and work with electrical schematics, with sound understanding of electrical communication principles
    • Hands-on practical experience in prototype development
    • Proven experience reading and writing software code (Matlab/Python/CAPL scripting, C++, model based)


    • Excellent problem-solving ability, with an ability to use fundamental principles and data-driven action 
    • Desire for continual learning
    • Driven-vehicle attributes development experience is a plus


    • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience, in Engineering
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
·       California (Bay Area) - $138,000-$198,000
Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs.  (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

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