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Senior Software Engineer, Embedded Linux Platform

Electronics & Software

Newark, CA      

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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 Role

  • Configure and validate embedded Linux kernels based on vendor BSPs.
  • Evaluate hardware and software components from potential vendors.
  • In conjunction with hardware engineering, bring up new board designs.
  • Develop and modify product specific kernel drivers.
  • Configure Linux & Android middleware for product specific use cases.
  • Diagnose, analyze, and resolve kernel and middleware issues.
  • Optimize platform subsystems for key use cases.


  • You Bring:
  • A minimum of 7 years of industry experience in software development.
  • Hands on experience configuring, trouble-shooting, and optimizing embedded kernels and middleware.
  • Experience with multiple types of industry standard I/O and communications interfaces, e.g. USB, WiFi, BlueTooth
  • Passion for product excellence and quality.
  • Bonus Points:
  • Experience with automotive infotainment systems, but not required.
  • Experience with kernel customizations for Android, and Android middleware.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development process.
  • You Should Have:
  • Expertise in C/C++ programming, and shell scripting.
  • Experience with source code management, unit test, code review, and issue tracking systems.
  • Experience developing embedded Linux systems for either consumer or automotive markets.
  • Education
  • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering or other related fields
  • MS preferred
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