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Diagnostic Controls 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 Diagnostic Controls Engineer. This position requires an experienced professional who will work with controls engineers to architect, specify and test diagnostics in vehicle systems. 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.

You Will

  • Work with controls engineers to define industry-leading robust controls algorithms and to architect and design diagnostic functions on ECU level that will be able to detect various faults.
  • Identify, develop and maintain solutions to complex technical problems in electronic and mechatronic vehicle systems and subsystems
  • Work with cross-functional teams to derive requirements given by use cases and feature listings, FMEA results, reliability and DV/PV needs and drive implementation
  • Work with the Functional Safety team to define and architect functions that meet requirements derived from the Safety process according to ISO26262
  • Work with the Service organization to define part exchange strategies in case of a fault
  • Utilize diagnostic services (UDS) on Ethernet, CAN and LIN for fault reporting, diagnostic data communication and diagnostic routines.
  • Support Diagnostic System Engineers in authoring diagnostic data using CANdela Studio
  • Develop functional and software diagnostic requirements for model based and hand code software implementation
  • Conduct design reviews
  • Assist in developing test cases to verify and validate diagnostic functions on ECU integration and system integration level.
  • Work with the platform team to make the diagnostic implementation and architecture AUTOSAR compliant
  • Participate in the design of a world-class engineering effort to bring electric vehicles to a new level of refinement

You Bring

  • 2+ years of experience with embedded control systems
  • 1+ Experience in fault detection, fault handling and automotive diagnostics
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with system level bring-up and calibration of diagnostic functions
  • Strong background of system design, implementation, testing and maintenance
  • Strong background in controls algorithm design and implementation
  • Expert knowledge of model-based design using Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow and good understanding of C/C++
  • Diagnostic architecture background
  • Experience with industry standard requirements and agile development tools such as JAMA, JIRA, Git, Confluence
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams
  • Practical debugging skills
  • Creativity in your design, ability to build stuff with your hands and great communication skills


  • Common understanding of ISO 26262 and Autosar
  • Experience in designing controllers for electric vehicle systems
  • Experience with tools such as CANoe, CANalyzer, CANape

Education Requirements:

  • BS (MS preferred), in the areas of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive systems, or other related fields
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 , Diagnostic Controls Engineer, Other , San Jose, California

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