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Sr. Engineer, Chassis Controls

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.

As a Chassis Controls Engineer, you will design and validate the systems responsible for electrical chassis control.
You will engage with attribute groups and other system owners to develop world-class steering, suspension and braking systems from concept to production. 

**A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team**


  • Develop the requirements and specifications for braking, steering and suspension control systems from initial concept to SOP with excellence and great detail
  • Create, execute and document system design validation plans to include virtual, HiL and vehicle-based activity
  • System calibration and measurement
  • Networks design and integration (CAN, Ethernet and LIN)
  • Issue investigation and resolution by open-minded use of all tools available 
  • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, etc.)
  • Work with multiple complex projects in a demanding environment
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required


  • 4+ years of automotive
  • Proven experience with Vector tools (CANape, CANalyzer, CDMStudio, etc.) 
  • Ability to read and work with electrical schematics, with sound understanding of electrical communication principles
  • Hands-on practical experience in prototype development
  • Proven experience reading and writing software code (Matlab/Python/CAPL scripting, C++, model based)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent problem-solving ability, with an ability to use fundamental principles and data-driven action 
  • Desire for continual learning
  • Driven-vehicle attributes development experience is a plus


  • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience, in Engineering
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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