Senior Embedded Software Engineer Functional Safety, Platform Software

Newark, CA /
Electronics & Software – Infotainment, Controls, and Integration /
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 Role

    • Work with the functional safety team to ensure compliance to the functional safety standards and requirements
    • Use your experience working with functional safety to guide and create awareness for other software engineers on the Embedded Platform team on the subject of functional safety
    • Provide input, define and implement parts of the functional safety architecture for our in-house ECUs
    • Design and develop complex platform software (Low level and Middleware) for powertrain electronic control units, from prototype to production
    • Be responsible for development of highly reliable and critical electric vehicle components
    • Provide design, development, and debug support for integrating individual functions into the control unit


    • Proficiency in one of the programming languages C/C++
    • Knowledge of the ISO 26262 functional safety methodology and a demonstrated 3+ years of its application to the development of control unit software
    • Experience in developing software for safety critical systems in a regulated environment
    • A proven track record of developing and delivering software for embedded devices or controllers
    • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) and architectures
    • Hands-on experience with on-chip debugging tools and troubleshooting both software and hardware
    • Experience with board bring-up and reading schematics and data sheets
    • Knowledge of the AUTOSAR stack and familiarity with AUTOSAR configuration tools
    • Experience in developing and debugging the MCAL layer and the RTE of the AUTOSAR stack
    • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering or other related fields
    • MS preferred
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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