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Test Engineer – Model Based Design, Automotive Controls

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Sunnyvale
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 Test Engineers for Model Based Design in Automotive Controls.  This position requires an experienced professional who will be responsible for unit level verification of our application software within our Model-Based toolchain. This includes open loop testing of software design(s) within the modelling environment, closed loop Model-In-the-Loop (MIL) and back to back Software-In-the-Loop (SIL) and on-target Processor-In-the-Loop (PIL) testing. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work in a systematic manner 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. 

The Role

  • Develop Unit Tests based on requirements for software components developed to a model-based development lifecycle 
  • Create harnesses in Simulink Test and design negative and positive test cases for the software component  
  • Perform MIL, SIL and PIL testing for application level software component(s) 
  • Deliver to coverage metrics that conform to the minimum requirement of the software component(s) allocated safety integrity level. 
  • Ensure conformance to modeling guidelines 
  • Automate regression testing 
  • Maintain clear and accurate records of testing  
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement of the controls team verification processes & procedures 


  • 3 + years of experience as a test engineer for embedded products 
  • Thorough understanding of embedded software quality assurance techniques and measures 
  • Appreciation of Automotive functional safety   
  • Prior experience with software unit testing, MIL, SIL and PIL testing frameworks  
  • Experience with Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, Simulink Validation and Verification tools (Test, Check, Coverage, Design Verifier)  
  • BS degree in electrical, computer, mechanical or other appropriate engineering discipline.  Masters degree preferred. 
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, Sunnyvale , Test Engineer – Model Based Design, Automotive Controls, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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