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Senior Manager, Automotive Controls

Electronics & Software

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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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

  • Lead and participate in control software development for a diverse array of control systems, including motor, vehicle, body, thermal, and battery pack
  • Grow and manage a team of controls software and system engineers, including lab technicians where applicable
  • Responsible for building the relevant labs, including motor dyno labs
  • Contribute to the architecture of the next generation of Lucid Motors powertrain
  • Lead design reviews with the relevant teams
  • Closely coordinate with relevant teams to ensure there are no systemic obstacles to quality software development
  • Ensure integration, verification and validation of the developed software features at the unit, component, and system level
  • Insure that development and process standards are met by your team members
  • Actively support the implementation of the functional safety plan and goals
  • Meet regularly 1-1 with team members, and plan/support their career development goals
  • Manage the agile development process and methodology to deliver feature releases
  • Work with upper management to establish long-term development strategies


  • 10+ years of experience with embedded control system software  development including strong skills in digital control and control systems analysis
  • 3+ years prior experience in management of engineering teams
  • 3+ years’ experience developing embedded control systems software for vehicular powertrain systems
  • Expert knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow and strong C programming skills
  • Experience with agile workflow (JIRA, or similar) and related requirements management (e.g. Jama)
  • Proficient with the use of CAN analysis tools like CANalyzer, CANape etc.
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams
  • Experience with development and delivery of production product
  • Strong understanding of the automotive controls domain and development cycle
  • Strong electrical engineering skills for working with electronic devices.
  • Expert knowledge of Embedded Systems
  • Creativity in your design, ability to build stuff with your hands and great communication skills.
  • Common understanding of ISO 26262 and AUTOSAR
  • Common understanding of C coding standards such as MISRA
  •   Minimum BS degree in electrical, computer, mechanical or other appropriate engineering discipline. 
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