Intern, Android Infotainment Software Engineer, Summer 2024

Newark, CA
Digital – Platform 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 seeking an experienced Android Infotainment Software Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in Android development, a deep understanding of automotive infotainment systems, and a passion for creating user-friendly, high-performance applications.


    • Development and Integration: Design, implement, and deliver the in-vehicle software utilizing the underlying platform, frameworks, and SDKs
    • Optimization: Optimize software for performance, memory usage, and responsiveness while ensuring the highest levels of stability and reliability.
    • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams including UI/UX designers, application engineers, hardware engineers, and product managers to ensure seamless integration of features.
    • Testing: Develop and execute unit, integration, and system-level tests to validate functionality and performance.
    • Documentation: Create and maintain detailed technical documentation for developed features and systems.
    • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest Android development practices, tools, and emerging technologies.
    • Issue Resolution: Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve software issues in collaboration with QA teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with Android applications and framework development
    • Exposure to coding languages like Java or C++
    • Knowledge of automotive communication protocols like CAN, LIN, and Ethernet
    • Experience with version control systems like Git
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Field(s)of study: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields
    • Will consider undergrads Junior level or above Pursuing Bachelor’s or master's degree 
    • Proof of enrollment in current or into next program (MS, PhD)

    • Familiarity with Android Automotive OS or other infotainment platforms is a plus
    • Domain knowledge and experience in software development on the Android system and have worked with multiple areas of Android SDK is a plus

Program Details:

    • Timing: May-August, or June-September pending class schedules. 
    • Duration of Internship: Our internship program is 12 weeks; the end date is flexible based on individual needs.
    • Work Location & Environment:   This position will be in Newark, CA, and is fully in-person.  The working environment will be a mix of lab & office work.
    • Compensation: Student compensation is based on location and current degree level, non-negotiable. 
    • Visa Sponsorship: Lucid may but is not obligated to sponsor foreign national employees requiring company sponsorship for U.S. employment authorization. 
    • Relocation: One round trip flight to the assigned work location from/to permanent residence.  
    • Housing/Transportation: You must provide your own living arrangements and transportation in the local area.  
    • Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent on clearing a background check. 
    • Drug Screening: All offers of employment are contingent on passing a drug screen.  
    • Medical benefits: Dental and vision on day 1 for all interns working 32+ hours a week; medical for interns in California working 32+ hours a week.
The hourly range for internships specific to the location is $28/hr-$68/hr and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account: degree level and job-specific domain. You may be eligible for additional compensation as well as access to our medical, dental, and vision programs.

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