Group Manager for ADAS / Autonomous Driving Development

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • May 05, 2020

Job Description

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 ADAS team is currently seeking a group manager and technical leader to be responsible for the ADAS / AD (Autonomous Driving) strategy. This position requires an experienced professional with a track record of successfully bringing new automotive ADAS and/or AD features into production.
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.

Your Role:

  • Manage the Lucid ADAS / AD development group
  • Contribute to the ADAS/AD roadmap, strategic planning, production rollout planning
  • Lead the ADAS/AD system development and production deployment
  • Lead ADAS/AD system production programs, sourcing, managing suppliers, quality management
  • Be responsible for the AD Software stack architecture design, development strategy.
  • Lead the AD electrical and power architecture.
  • Be responsible for all the ADAS components design release
  • Manage supplier partnership and engagement
  • Drive the ADAS/AD sensors and computing platform specifications with creative ideas together with the Electrical architecture and Body Engineering teams to bring each ADAS/AD feature to the next level providing a best in class premium experience
  • Lead a rapid prototype system in quickly manner to show a proof of the concept
  • Lead performance validation and evaluation of the ADAS Sensor system
  • Work closely with Tier 1 / AD startup suppliers and internal teams to implement innovative solutions
  • Contribute to the timely delivery of fully validated, high-quality customer features
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure good communication to achieve a seamless and robust vehicle implementation


  • Proven track record of bringing automotive ADAS customer features and/or sensors integration into production
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of AD features
  • In-depth experience in Mechanical & electrical packaging & integration of the ADAS components
  • Knowledge of in-vehicle communication protocols (CAN, LIN, Ethernet)
  • Experience designing, debugging, testing and bringing up complex hardware/software systems
  • Experience with automotive supplier interaction, specification development, project/release management, change management
  • Capability and creativity to successfully complete projects with unconventional ideas in highly constrained, innovative startup environments
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, or other related fields
  • Higher degrees preferred
  • 3 years of managing experience or 10 years experience, ideally in the automotive field


  • Previous managing experience from automotive an OEM or a Tier1
  • Previous leading experience of S/W stacks from AD startups
  • Previous experience with ADAS customer functions and/or HMI/Infotainment systems at a Tier 1 or OEM
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and applicable (safety) standards for typical ADAS features (e.g. ASPICE, ISO26262, FMVSS, EuroNCAP)

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.

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.

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