Engineering Manager - Access Control System

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We are seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to lead our dynamic team in the development of our next-generation access control system. This role demands a seasoned professional with a strong background in embedded programming, UWB (Ultra-Wideband), BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), C/C++, AUTOSAR, real-time operating systems (RTOS), including FreeRTOS, and automotive systems. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and a passion for driving projects to successful completion.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Technical Leadership: Provide guidance and technical leadership to a team of engineers involved in the design, development, and testing of the access control system.
  • Project Management: Oversee the entire project lifecycle, from planning and resource allocation to execution and delivery, ensuring adherence to timelines and quality standards.
  • Team Development: Mentor and coach team members, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product management, hardware engineering, and quality assurance to ensure alignment of objectives and successful project execution.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and challenges early in the project lifecycle and develop mitigation strategies to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Act as a primary point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status, milestones, and any relevant issues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in embedded programming, UWB, BLE, C/C++, AUTOSAR, real-time operating systems (RTOS) such as FreeRTOS, and automotive systems.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading engineering teams in the development of complex systems, preferably in the automotive or related industry.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering with 6 years of experience
  • Ph. D. with 3 years of experience
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus.
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.

  • California (Bay Area) - $150,000-$214,500

Additional Compensation and Benefits
: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

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