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Embedded Software Engineer – Vehicle Charging

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

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 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.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are currently seeking an Embedded Software Engineer – Vehicle Charging.  This position requires an experienced professional who will be responsible for development and delivery of one or more electronic control units (ECU). 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

  • Outline controller requirements based on system performance requirements 
  • Develop controls strategy, and define the supporting algorithms  
  • Develop dynamic models of the system, and tune controller algorithms accordingly to optimize performance 
  • Translate algorithms into software implementation, and work with the firmware team to integrate that into the firmware framework 
  • Test, validate, and troubleshoot controller implementation 
  • Develop and utilize computer simulations (Matlab/Simulink, HiL, SiL) 
  • Do hands on testing the logic on high voltage systems 


  • Strong Embedded C experience to deliver high quality C code. Multicore micro-controller programming skills. Experience in using Debugger.
  • Experienced with microcontroller peripherals: ADC, DAC, PWM, SPI. 
  • Be familiar with automotive communication protocols:  CAN and Ethernet.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle charging system and charger stations and standards, i.e. J1772 and ISO 15118.
  • Experience with Model Based Design using Matlab and Simulink.
  • Power Electronics Knowledge is a plus. AC/DC, DC/DC Power Converter Experience.
  • AUTOSAR experience is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of product safety concepts
  • Proficiency with Jama, Jira/Confluence
  • Good organizational skills
  • Bachelor/Master degree with at least 3 years experience, PhD in electrical, computer or other appropriate engineering discipline.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, San Leandro , Embedded Software Engineer – Vehicle Charging, Other , San Leandro, California

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