Engineer, Battery Algorithms

Newark, CA
Digital – Battery Software /
/ 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 an Engineer, Battery Algorithms. This position requires an experienced professional with a strong research background in battery control algorithms, combined with a passion for developing mass-market software products. 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 within a fast-paced environment.

You Will:

    • Work in a dynamic, cross-functional team to advance our cutting-edge battery control strategy
    • Contribute to our world-acclaimed battery product for Formula E motorsports, mass-market passenger vehicles, and stationary energy storage systems
    • In conjunction with battery cell engineers, research and develop battery models and algorithms in MATLAB / Simulink
    • In conjunction with powertrain controls engineers, optimize powertrain control strategy for system efficiency, performance, and user experience
    • Implement high-performance battery algorithms on embedded processors
    • In conjunction with battery test engineers, develop battery test plans to validate cell models and algorithms
    • In conjunction with system integration engineers, develop integration tests to validate battery algorithms in vehicle

You Bring:

    • 2+ years of excellent track record in developing control algorithms for embedded applications
    • Strong ability to define technical problems and carry out research independently
    • Expertise in MATLAB and Simulink and Stateflow
    • Proficiency in C/C++


    • Extensive experience in modeling and testing Lithium-ion batteries
    • Working knowledge of RTOS or AUTOSAR

Education Requirement:

    • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering, MS preferred
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 Salary Range: $108,000 - $148,500
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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