Systems Engineer II, Power Electronics

Newark, CA
Hardware Engineering – Powertrain Engineering /
Full-Time /
On-site
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 skilled and dedicated Systems Engineer with expertise in Power Electronics to join our team. If you are a proactive, highly motivated Systems Engineer with a passion for power electronics and a commitment to delivering exceptional results, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of electronic systems for electric vehicles and be part of a team dedicated to creating groundbreaking products.

The role:

    • Play a crucial role in the development, and enhancement of various electronic systems for electric vehicles
    • You will be at the forefront of cross-functional workstreams and system engineering activities, collaborating closely with hardware, software, mechanical, integration, and testing teams
    • Your responsibilities will encompass contributions to drivetrain, charging, and battery-level technologies, guiding them from prototype to production including development of requirements, defining system boundaries, and crafting robust system architectures
    • Be an integral part of a dynamic team dedicated to delivering outstanding electronic products
    • Leading and driving system level activities for power electronics including charging, DCDC, BMS, and inverters
    • Analysis and design trade-off studies of electrical architecture and power converter topologies

Qualifications:

    • A background in electronics, and understanding of power electronics topologies (AC/DC, DC/DC, DC/AC)
    • Good understanding of power conversion topologies and control strategies, switching device characteristics and losses, gate driving circuit design, magnetics, capacitors etc.
    • Well-developed team-work and interpersonal skills in a cross-functional environment
    • Able to show teamwork to resolve problems and a thought process to drive successful solutions
    • Outstanding communication and reporting skills
    • Have strong ethics, attention to detail and desire to create the very best product
    • Excellent writing, verbal and organization skills

Preferred:

    • Understanding of Electrical Vehicle systems and high-power application requirements
    • In-depth understanding of electronics design and delivery processes, from concept to mass production
    • Experience working in or with automotive OEMs to deliver power electronics solutions
    • Knowledge of electric vehicle systems and their high-power applications and related requirements
    • Experience working in or with automotive OEMs to deliver power electronics solutions
    • Knowledge of Power electronics control software engineering
    • Proficiency in debugging and validation of power electronics systems
    • Knowledge of systems engineering approaches and techniques, including System V, FTA and FMEA processes
    • Safety Expertise: knowledge of functional safety requirements.

Education:

    • Bachelor's or Masters degree in electronic or electrical 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) - $104,000 - $143,000 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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