Lucid Motors

Localization Engineer, Autonomous Driving

Sep 11, 2023

Newark, CA

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 a 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.

As a member of the Lucid Motors perception team, you will research, design, implement, optimize and deploy

mapping and localization algorithm. Doing literature reviews for a particular localization problem,

implementing models, modifying algorithms to improve their performance. In addition, you will play a pivotal

role in the design and implementation of the overall mapping and localization architecture.

This role is located on-site at Headquarters in Newark, CA

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work in a world-class ADAS/Autonomous Driving team
  • Design, prototype, engineer, test, release and launch cutting edge mapping and localization software stack into the Lucid production programs
  • Work closely with other cross-functional teams to ensure a seamless and robust implementation and deployment of localization and mapping products for ADAS
  • Implement high-quality automotive grade software code compliant to automotive quality and safety standards
  • Test, release, and launch the perception algorithm into the Lucid production programs
  • Support the Software validation and verification of the mapping and localization algorithms using prototype vehicles, pre-production vehicles · Propose cutting edge S/W algorithms for the future autonomous driving systems

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • 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
  • Solid knowledge or experiences in key areas of Kalman filters, SLAM, sensor fusion, and inertial navigation
  • Proficient in C++ and 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.
  • Excellent communication skills and good team player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Experience working with cameras, radars, LiDAR, GPS/IMU and in-depth knowledge for related data processing & sensor fusion
  • A practical hands-on approach to complement the theoretical knowledge and creativity required to solve Autonomous Driving
  • Experience testing complex perception systems
  • Experience in working in agile development teams
  • Experience in component and system integration, testing and verification on system and vehicle level

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.

California (Bay Area) - $127,000 • $165,000 per year

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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