Intern, ADAS System Engineering Validation Engineer, Summer 2024

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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 no 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.

We are currently seeking an ADAS Systems Validation Engineering intern. This position requires a passionate student with a basic understanding of Vehicle simulation methods and a passion for working on EVs. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her 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.


  • Updates software on ADAS engineering vehicles and Hardware-In-Loop (HIL) benches, follow up on vehicle Over-The-Air (OTA) software update tasks
  • Helps with ADAS testing equipment preparation, installation, and use (OxTS, dummies, steering torque sensor, parking wall, robot platforms etc.)
  • Helps with ADAS features testing - on-vehicle (proving ground, on-road, parking lot) and on HIL
  • Help to analyze vehicle testing or simulation (HIL) testing data
  • Creates MatLab/Python/CAPL scripts for running automated testing & post-processing measured data
  • Helps create ADAS validation data Dashboard as per the requirements developed by the validation team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in Masters program for Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Science with interest in embedded systems, controls engineering, AI/ML, data science, automotive systems etc
  • Understanding of vehicle communication protocols such as CAN
  • Understanding of Vehicle simulation methods and tools
  • Experience with data analysis tools & programming languages such as Excel, Python or realted
  • Field(s) of study: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems or related fields
  • Will consider undergrads Junior level or above Pursuing Bachelor’s or master's degree
  • Proof of enrollment in current or into next program (MS, PhD)

Nice to Have:

  • Vehicle testing experience is a big plus
  • Experience with database/dashboard tools such as Tableau, SQL etc

Program Information:

  • Timing: May-August, or June-September pending class schedules.
  • Duration of Internship: Our internship program is 12 weeks; the end date is flexible based on individual needs.
  • Work Location & Environment: This position will be in Newark, CA, and is fully in-person. The working environment will be a mix of lab & office work.
  • Compensation: Student compensation is based on location and current degree level, non-negotiable.
  • Visa Sponsorship: Lucid may but is not obligated to sponsor foreign national employees requiring company sponsorship for U.S. employment authorization.
  • Relocation: One round trip flight to the assigned work location from/to permanent residence.
  • Housing/Transportation: You must provide your own living arrangements and transportation in the local area.
  • Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent on clearing a background check.
  • Drug Screening: All offers of employment are contingent on passing a drug screen.
  • Medical benefits: Dental and vision on day 1 for all interns working 32+ hours a week; medical for interns in California working 32+ hours a week.
The hourly range for internships specific to the location is $28/hr-$68/hr and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account: degree level and job-specific domain. You may be eligible for additional compensation as well as access to our medical, dental, and vision programs.

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