Sr. Electrical Engineer, 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 Senior Engineer focusing on Traction Inverters. The candidate will work with multi-disciplinary teams to plan and execute the design, development, and testing plans of the traction inverter. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their 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 within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

    • Design, simulation, and development of High Voltage (HV) and Low Voltage (LV) circuits aboard the traction inverter
    • Define HV and LV interface, power requirements, and architecture, etc. 
    • Responsible for prototyping, testing, debugging, and validation of Traction inverter circuit components.
    • Contribute to powertrain and vehicle-level integrations of low and high voltage circuits from prototype to production.
    • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to work on DVP, testing, PV and product release.
    • Be part of a team to develop advanced and safety-critical electronic product.

Qualifications:

    • Solid background in power electronics components and circuits.
    • Good understanding of analog and digital electronics circuits.
    • Debugging/validation experience in PCBA and system level
    • Hands-on experience in embedded system development and troubleshooting
    • Familiar with various equipment (Oscilloscope, probe, power analyzer, etc.)

Preferred:

    • Previous working experience on power electronics circuits

Education:

    • MS or above preferred in the areas of 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.

Bay Area: $115,000 - $165,000

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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