Senior Engineer, Battery Management System

  • 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.

We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer, Battery Management System. This position requires an experienced professional with a strong background in model-based development of control systems. 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:

  • Work in a dynamic, cross-functional team to advance our cutting-edge battery control strategy
  • Contribute to our world-acclaimed battery product for Formula E motorsports, and mass-market passenger vehicles
  • Develop mission and safety-critical features like charge control, thermal control, fault detection, and diagnostics on BMS
  • Develop requirements and unit tests for features modeled in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Develop feature integration tests at various levels in MATLAB/Simulink and other scripts
  • Maintain FMEA for critical features of highly-reliable, fault-tolerant battery system
  • In conjunction with system integration engineers, develop integration tests to validate battery control algorithms in vehicle


  • Expertise in model-based design using MATLAB/Simulink
  • Good understanding of Automatic Control Systems and classical control theory tools like compensator design and PID tuning
  • Experience with failure analysis methods such as FMEA and fault tree analysis
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • 5 years of excellent track record in developing control algorithms for embedded applications
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related fields, MS preferred
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with battery management systems and Lithium ion batteries
  • Good understanding of automotive functional safety standards like ISO 26262
  • Working knowledge of AUTOSAR


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.

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. 

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