Engineer, Battery Modeling (Open to New Graduates)

Newark, CA /
Hardware Engineering – Battery Lab & Algorithms /
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.

We are currently seeking a Battery Modeling Engineer to develop advanced performance, lifetime, and algorithm modeling. This position requires a creative and analytical mindset with experience in numerical analysis, data process, and code development. Our ideal candidate exhibits a self-motivated attitude with vigor and determination to accept new challenges and provide innovated solutions. A successful candidate should be a quick learner and detailed oriented. Candidates with fresh BS or MS degree and solid battery fundamental background are encouraged to apply.

The Role:

    • Develop data processing and numerical analysis algorithms to provide the insight of lithium-ion battery cell behavior
    • Develop mathematical models (physics-based and data driven based) to predict lithium ion battery performance including kinetic performance, life degradation, calendar aging, electrochemical and thermal response, and safety related behavior
    • Formulate and execute designs of experiments to acquire sufficient data to train, validate, and test the battery models
    • Work with cross-functional teams to develop, implement, test, and maintain your model
    • Deliver documents related to model and algorithm development
    • Collaborate with battery team to determine and achieve battery performance and lifetime targets

Qualifications:

    • New Graduates to 3 years' experience
    • Fundamental knowledge of lithium-ion cell electrochemistries and mechanisms
    • Experienced in creating physics-based and data driven based models for electrochemical, electrical, thermal, and mechanical applications
    • Familiar with computer language, numerical analysis, and data processing
    • Experience in writing efficient code to process and analyze large data sets
    • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
    • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of projects

Preferred:

    • Experienced in using physics-based package (COMSOL, Ansys, etc.) for thermal/electrochemical/mechanical applications
    • Experienced in developing data driven based model 
    • Skilled in code developing tools such as Python or Matlab 
    • Strong understanding of design of experiment and data analysis
    • Good mathematical knowledge and experience in statistical analysis, optimization, machine learning, and deep learning tools
    • Candidates with successful multidisciplinary work record or education background 

Education:

    • BS or MS degree in EE, ME, CS, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Materials or similar degree or equivalent work experience
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.

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