Senior/Lead Audio Hardware Engineer

Newark, CA
Digital – Low Voltage C&E /
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 currently seeking a Senior/Lead Audio Engineer.  This position requires an experienced professional with a solid background in Audio, Acoustics and Electronics industry; proven record in premium audio system development to be applied to future EV environment. [Office1]Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment

The Role:

    • Define and develop advance in-car audio system for Lucid vehicle to ensure a high bar in audio quality and sound experience.
    • Responsible for audio electronic modules specification & development. eg. Microphones, acoustic sensors, amplifiers & speakers.   
    • Setup audio lab and define performance and testing criteria.
    • Tune and optimize acoustic performances and advance audio features in vehicle

Qualifications:

    • Expertise in loudspeaker system design/tuning, power amplifier specification and design, audio DSP, microphone array for voice pickup, acoustic simulation/measurement and analysis.  
    • Experience in audio or acoustic measurement instruments and equipment - free field microphones, binaural manikins, mouth simulators, audio precision etc.
    • Experience designing circuits using OrCAD & Allegro that meet international compliance and safety regulations
    • Understanding of various microphone and speaker technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in binaural/3D audio, in-vehicle multi-zone audio.
    • Familiar with sensors and transducers technologies and their application in automotive
    • Understand ANC and ARNC technologies and application in voice and speech application
    • Automotive experience

Education Requirement:

    • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering
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) - $156,600 - $229,680

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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