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EMC Design Engineer (All level)

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 13, 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 EMI/EMC Engineer. This position requires a talented engineer with passion and experience to solve electromagnetic compatibility issues in a cross functional manner. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their 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:

  • Lead a strategy for EMI/EMC in Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) in order to ensure the vehicle passes EMI/EMC regulations and standards in stipulated regions.
  • Develop EMI modeling methods to assess and improve the designs of power electronics and HV shielded cables.
  • Develop simulation and testing methods to reduce conducted and radiated emissions.
  • Perform testing on power electronics devices and vehicles to measure common mode currents and current ripples.
  • Propose EMI attenuation through filter mounting, orientation of chokes and selection of capacitors.
  • Provide EMC board layout recommendations for power electronics modules.
  • Develop simulation and testing procedures for bearing currents in traction electric motors.
  • Develop grounding requirements for HV modules.
  • Evaluate the implications of EMI issues on the infotainment and autonomous systems.
  • Validate simulation models against measured data.


  • Deep understanding of the physics and fundamental of low frequency and high frequency of electromagnetics.
  • A proven track record of technical excellence in EMI/EMC and electrical circuits.
  • Understanding of EMI/EMC regulations and international standards as well as other specific standards set by OEMs.
  • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a capable team.
  • A flair for creative engineering and problem solving.
  • Experience of resolving issues through appropriate analysis and design modification.
  • Strong experience in simulation workflows with varying availability of documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical environments.
  •  BS (and preferably MS or PhD) in an electrical engineering discipline or a related field
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Additional fields of experience (onboard charger, cables, electric motors, inverters, battery).
  • Experience in battery electric vehicles.
  • Experience with shielding and power electronics.
  • Experience of optimization methods and software.
  • Experience of the use of the ANSYS EM tool suite.
  • Experience of CAD.
  • Experience with MATLAB and Python.
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, Oakland , EMC Design Engineer (All level), Other , Oakland, California

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