Technical Specialist, Chassis Controls & Electronics

Newark, CA
Hardware Engineering – Chassis 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.

As a Technical Specialist in Chassis Controls & Electronics, you will design, build, calibrate and validate the systems responsible for Chassis and Vehicle Dynamics control. You will work closely with teams across the engineering group to develop world-class traction control, stability control, torque vectoring, and other vehicle dynamics-shaping functions from concept to production. 

**A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team**

The Role

    • Develop the requirements and specifications for traction control, stability control, torque vectoring, braking, steering and suspension control systems from initial concept to SOP with excellence and great detail
    • Work with Vehicle Controls, Motor Controls, Chassis Electronics and Vehicle Dynamics teams to build, test and calibrate prototype controllers in virtual, HiL and vehicle environments
    • Create, execute and document system design validation plans to include virtual, HiL and vehicle-based activity
    • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, Vehicle Controls, Motor Controls, Platform Software)
    • Work with multiple complex projects in a demanding environment
    • Travel domestically and internationally as required

Qualifications

    • 5+ years of automotive experience
    • Experience with Vector tools (CANape, CANalyzer, CDMStudio, etc.) 
    • Strong understanding of Vehicle Dynamics theory
    • Proven delivery of world-class vehicle performance
    • Hands-on practical experience in prototype development
    • Some familiarity (not necessarily world-leading knowledge) with software development (Matlab/Python/CAPL scripting, C++, model based)
    • Ability to read and work with electrical schematics, with sound understanding of electrical communication principles

Advantageous

    • Excellent problem-solving ability, with an ability to use fundamental principles and data-driven action 
    • Desire for continual learning
    • Driven-vehicle attributes development experience is a plus

Education

    • BS/BEng or MS/MEng in a relevant Engineering/Physics/Mathematics discipline, or equivalent experience
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) - $138,000-$198,000
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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