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Manager, HiL Test

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Redwood City
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 an experienced Manager of HiL Test who will manage a team of engineers. You will own the test process of Hardware In the Loop (HIL) level, including commissioning, test plan and automation. You will also lead test automation strategy, develop scripts (MATLAB, Python etc.) to perform automated testing cycles. 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.

The Role

  • Lead the test process to implement test standards, best practices and workflows as required
  • Own the test process of Hardware In the Loop (HIL) level, including commissioning, test plan and automation
  • Collaborate with Controls, Software and other Design engineers, create test cases and derive test procedures / sequences based on requirements and feature listings
  • Lead test automation strategy, develop scripts (MATLAB, Python etc.) to perform automated testing cycles
  • Support any qualification of test setups necessary to validate results
  • Work with vendors to understand and solve issues and lead the development of custom tools
  • Jointly own approval of test software, test procedures and test cases with product and controls/design engineers and perform test setup / software validation testing during the off-hours maintenance windows
  • Develop and plan test runs according to the integration release plan
  • Support test runs at various levels of integration, and document test results
  • Report and escalate issues as appropriate and participate in triaging of issues with different teams
  • Participate in the design of a world class engineering effort to bring electric vehicles to a new level of refinement


  • 10+ years of experience in model based design and/or testing workflows with automotive software
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team
  • Hands on experience in safety critical software development and testing methods - requirements to source code
  • Experience in developing and maintaining MIL, HIL, system verification test cases and test infrastructure
  • Experience with MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, Vector tools etc. other popular automotive tools
  • Experience in building and using HIL test setups (Speedgoat, dSpace, OpalRT and their relevant tools), system level test benches and CAN / LIN / Automotive Ethernet network verification tools (e.g. CANoe, CANalyzer, VehSpy etc.)
  • Expert knowledge in test automation and scripting languages and tools (MATLAB, Python, Jenkins, ECU-Test, AutomationDesk or similar)
  • Experience in plant modeling (Electrical Motors, High Voltage Battery Systems, Vehicle Dynamics and Thermal System) - you deeply understand mechanical and electrical systems
  • Sound understand of functional safety standards and testing principles
  • Bachelor of Science, in the areas of Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Automotive, Computer Science, 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, Redwood City , Manager, HiL Test, Other , Redwood City, California

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