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Staff Engineer, HV Fuses and Disconnects

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Castro Valley
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 successful candidate will lead the design, development and implementation of the fusing and disconnect strategies within the vehicle high voltage battery pack. They will be responsible for working collaboratively with the supply base as well as internal members of the HV team and larger company to deliver the physical components in a time- and cost-sensitive manner with safety being the first and foremost priority.


  • Own high voltage disconnect strategy at Lucid
  • Lead system design and component specification from concept through production
  • Design with excellence and great attention to every detail
  • Drive communication between Lucid and external Suppliers
  • Direct associated component and system validation testing for your designs
  • Manage multiple complex challenges within a fast-paced environment


  • Background in High Voltage Battery systems with experience designing fusing and disconnect strategies
  • Excellent 3D CAD skills in at least one professional CAD package
  • Competent knowledge of electrical theory
  • A desire to work hard and push boundaries
  • A proven track record of technical excellence in protection and disconnect strategies
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of circuit protection theory
  • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team
  • Intimately familiar with various global automotive standards and best practices 


  • Seven or more years of experience designing HV Battery systems 
  • Competency in?Catia?(V5 or V6) 
  • Knowledge of vehicle crash safety principles 


  • BSc in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering 
  • Master's/PhD 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, Castro Valley , Staff Engineer, HV Fuses and Disconnects, Other , Castro Valley, California

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