Sr. Electric Motor Controls Calibration and Test Engineer

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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.

Lucid Motors seeks a Senior Electric Motor Calibration and Test Engineer for the Control Development Group. This group will support Lucid’s plan to achieve world-class efficiency, safety and drive quality. The Engineer must be a strong systems-focused team player with interdisciplinary experience/expertise, and willing to work in a fast paced environment.

Your Role:

  • Establish best practices for traction motor controls related analysis, diagnostics, and testing
  • Develop test automation, automate test tools, generate and improve automation scripts on HIL / dynamometer tests
  • Work with hardware design team to support hardware validation efforts and efficiency optimization
  • Troubleshoot various systems and ECUs using lab and measurement equipment including power supplies, oscilloscopes, multimeters as well as tools such as Vector CANoe, CANalyzer etc. and provide feedback to architecture and systems engineering group
  • Represent motor controls at system level integration including powertrain tests, vehicle HIL, vehicle road and track tests.
  • Run tests at various levels of integration, document and report test results after data analysis
  • Utilize data acquisition systems to record test results for analysis
  • Document and track issues as appropriate and participate in triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution
  • Advance the state-of-the-art in electrified vehicle technology through the use of innovative methods, tools, and processes
  • Work on NI-VeriStand and LabView to support inhouse dynos
  • Develop methods to improve reliability of testing


  • Minimum 3 years of industrial or academic experience working with testing and validation of Electric motors and inverters
  • Experience with 3-phase motor Field Oriented Control
  • Experience with modeling and simulation tools like MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS, P-SIM, LT-SPICE
  • Experience with data acquisition and testing
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience with electrified vehicles


  • Specialization in classical/modern control disciplines with vehicle application
  • Expertise in electric motor and inverter calibration, dynamometer testing, parameter measurement and system identification
  • Experience with electric motor and inverter diagnostics
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and technical problem solving ability
  • Understanding of electrified vehicle fundamentals
  • Exposure to V model based product development

Education Requirement:

  • Master of Science in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree
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.
Additional Compensation and Benefits: $127,000 - $181,500/year
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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