Sr. Software Automation Engineer

Newark, CA /
Digital – Software Quality /
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 Senior Software Automation Engineer in our Software Quality and Validation Engineering team.  The Senior Software Automation Validation Engineer will work closely with cross-functional teams to architect, develop, deploy and maintain test automation frameworks & tools. This requires an experienced professional with a background in automation and system validation. The ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, possess the ability to learn quickly and strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

    • Develop Test automation strategy, develop scripts and software to perform automated system-level testing cycles 
    • Develop and maintain automation test frameworks 
    • Develop and plan test runs according to the software release plan
    • Support test runs at various levels of integration, and document test results
    • Report and escalate issues as appropriate and participate in triaging of issues with different teams
    • Troubleshoot and triage issues to drive towards root cause identification, resolution, and the best possible product in terms of quality
    • Align and support SQA processes and activities within functional areas such as System, Hardware and Safety
    • Coordinate and communicate the rollout of new processes, quality metrics and tools with all impacted teams 
    • Resolve complex problems related to design of test strategies for various critical projects where expertise is required to interpret against architecture, design, guidelines, and processes


    • 5+ Years of experience in automation, automation in automotive is preferred
    • 3+ experience in designing and building an automation framework from scratch 
    • Extensive experience in developing and implementing fully automated test scripts to control and execute system-level test cases
    • Must have experience in Python, Matlab, and Machine Learning algorithms
    • Experience in creating feature-based test plans and implementing them in automation
    • Knowledge and experience with automotive communication protocols such as CAN, LIN, UDS, and related tools to measure and command signals
    • Strong knowledge of Vector CAN and Diagnostic tools


    • Experience in robotic programming and application


    • BS minimum in an Engineering discipline such as Computer Science, Mechatronics, Automotive or similar
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