Senior Data Scientist

Newark, CA /
Data Engineering – Data Engineering /
Leading the future of luxury mobility

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

The Lead Data Scientist at Lucid is setting data science foundation for our fast growing data team, to enable the company tackling challenges which are haven’t seen before. Data generated by electric vehicles is a rich and diverse and driving insight from them is a very exciting and challenging task. This opportunity involves defining the path to discover trends patterns and hidden insights from these data while collaborating with the most brilliant talents in the automotive industry.  
What Will You Do

Help define the analytical direction and influence the direction of the associated engineering and infrastructure work.
Articulate business questions and use mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using data. Translate analysis results into business recommendations.
Partner with internal stakeholders on projects to identify and articulate opportunities, see beyond the data to identify solutions that will raise the bar for decision making.
Extract actionable insights from broad, open-ended questions
Adapt machine learning and data mining algorithms to solve problems across several teams
Use quantitative analysis and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand what can improve our processes.
Lead projects with hands-on analysis and modeling, drawing from multiple analytical methods to choose the right tool and right level of complexity appropriate for the challenge.
Engage broadly with the organization to identify, prioritize, frame, and structure complex and ambiguous challenges, where advanced analytics projects or tools can have the biggest impact.


    • Ph.D. or Masters in Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research or related field.
    • Relevant work experience, including experience applying advanced analytics, data mining and ML models.
    • Proven track record of developing and deploying algorithms for a production-ready recommendation, data mining or prediction systems using languages and big data platforms such as Scala, Python, Java, Spark, Cassandra, and Hadoop
    • End-to-end experience with data, including querying, aggregation, analysis, and visualization using SQL and other query languages.
    • Experience designing and building data mining applications and machine learning models.
    • problem-framing, problem-solving and project management skills.
    • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills.T

Be part of something amazing

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.

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