Simulation Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics

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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.

As a Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Engineer, you will support the design and development of the best riding and handling vehicles in the world through the creation and application of world-class simulation tools. You will work with development engineers, software engineers and system owners across the company to develop and deliver world-class suspension, steering, braking wheel/tire and vehicle dynamics systems from concept to production.


  • Develop, maintain and use vehicle/system models to support vehicle design and development
  • Provide objective data guidance on vehicle dynamics and durability performance based on simulation outputs
  • Analysis of real world test data, correlation of models
  • Work with multiple complex projects in a demanding environment
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required


  • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team
  • 5 + years of Automotive experience with a solid understanding of vehicle dynamics principles
  • Proven experience in ADAMS (strong preference), CarRealTime, CarMaker, CarSim or similar
  • Experience and understanding of Matlab/Simulink fundamentals
  • Familiarity with Python, C++


  • Desire for continual learning
  • Excellent problem-solving ability, using fundamental principles and data-driven decision making


  • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience, in relevant engineering discipline
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.
  • Michigan - $94,800 - $130,350
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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