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Mapping and Localization Engineer

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

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 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.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are currently seeking a Mapping and Localization Engineer for our ADAS / Autonomous Driving team. This position requires an excellent professional with a strong programming skills and solid knowledge of state-of-the-art mapping and localization algorithms.

Your Role:

  • Work in a world-class Autonomous Driving and ADAS team
  • Design of the mapping and localization software architecture for Lv. 2/3/4 autonomous driving systems
  • Design, prototype, engineer, test, release and launch cutting edge mapping and localization software stack into the Lucid production programs
  • Implement high-quality automotive grade software code compliant to automotive quality and safety standards
  • Work closely with other cross-functional teams to ensure a seamless and robust implementation and deployment of localization and mapping products for ADAS
  • Support the Software validation and verification of the mapping and localization algorithms using prototype vehicles, pre-production vehicles
  • Enhance and improve the existing s/w stack for the autonomous driving system
  • Design and develop a cutting-edge s/w algorithm for the future autonomous driving systems


  • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields
  • Academic or industry experience in one or more of the following areas related to mapping and localization: state estimation, probabilistic filtering, SLAM, LIDAR based localization, 3D reconstruction, computer vision.
  • Proficient in C++ with 2+ years of working experience. In-depth knowledge in object-oriented programming, algorithms, data structures, and software design skills.
  • A solid foundation in math and robotics to propose creative solutions for autonomous systems.
  • Solid knowledge or experiences in key areas of Kalman filters, SLAM, sensor fusion, and inertial navigation • Excellent communication skills and teamwork skills


  • Experience working with cameras, radars, LiDAR, GPS/IMU and in-depth knowledge for related data processing & sensor fusion
  • Experience in component and system integration, testing and verification on system and vehicle level
  • Experience in working in agile development teams
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, San Jose , Mapping and Localization Engineer, Other , San Jose, California

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