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Principal Engineer, EMC

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 13, 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.

The Principal Engineer, EMC reports to Vehicle Development team and is responsible for the testing/simulating and validating of the EMC performance of Lucid Air and other programs, assisting all domains during certification road map, this position will work closely with Infotainment, Powertrain, Power Electronics and Battery team. 

The Role:

  • Review and define target requirements (Functionalities)
  • Standards generation and/or modifications
  • EMC component risk assessment 
  • EMC component review and results approval
  • Make correlations between Simulations and Measurements. 
  • Early design verification for future developments (modeling and simulations) 
  • EMI Risk evaluations 
  • Vehicle test plan evaluation and its conditions (requirements) 
  • Vehicle test modes and its severity 
  • Functional Status Classification and its requirements is a plus
  • Define laboratory requirements for pre-compliance and compliance testing
  • Perform EMC development and validation tests as necessary

Supplemental Responsibilities:
  • RF antennas evaluation during EMI/EMS testing
  • Connectivity verification (interoperability conformance) 
  • ADAS testing using echo generator at EMC laboratories
  • Support lab design and construction 
  • Be part of EMC community 
  • HV & LV coupling strategies
  • Grounding strategies


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar, Master’s or PhD preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant experience, automotive preferred
  • Expert knowledge of industry EMC standards and SEC regulations
  • Past knowledge in HV components
  • Experience testing high speed components
  • iNARTE certified as design or test engineer is desired
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude, proactive mentality, responsive and strong work ethic is 100% required
  • Minimal domestic travel to test sites may be required
  • Familiar with ITAR compliance
  • Familiar with VCA certifications for different destinations
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, Redwood City , Principal Engineer, EMC, Other , Redwood City, California

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