Senior Engineer, Power Electronics Controls

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Dec 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 for Power Electronics Controls.  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. Manticore micro-controller programming skills. Experience in using Debugger. 
  • Automotive background, CAN, SPI, Ethernet, ADC, DAC, PWM. 
  • Power Electronics Knowledge is a plus. AC/DC, DC/DC Power Converter Experience. 
  • Experience with Model Based Design using Matlab and Simulink 
  •  Knowledge of product safety concepts 
  • Proficiency with Jama, Jira/Confluence  
  • Experience in working with charging systems 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Bachelors degree with at least 5 years experience, or Masters with at least 3 years experience or PhD in electrical, computer or other appropriate engineering discipline.   
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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