Sr. Data Scientist, Cloud Battery Management

Newark, CA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Leading the future in luxury electric and mobilityAt 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 requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United StatesAt Lucid, 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 new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered. To submit for your medical or religious exemption, please complete our secure form here. Once reviewed, a member of our employee relations team will reach out to you with a determination.
We are currently seeking a Sr. Data Scientist to be a part of a team developing new class of algorithms and architectures for Cloud Battery Management System. This position requires a strong background in state estimation and big data analysis. This opportunity involves defining the path to discover trends, patterns and hidden insights from the rich telematics data generated by electric vehicles while collaborating with the most brilliant talents in the automotive industry.  


  • Develop efficient codes toward building predictive analytics from billions of time series data points
  • Partner with the battery software team to develop cutting-edge algorithms for Cloud-BMS logics toward deriving SOX estimation
  • Adopt advanced deep learning models and tools for data analysis and optimization
  • Lead the analytical direction toward profound understanding of battery performance using cell tests, module tests and fleet data
  • Draft the documents related to model and algorithm development and deliver the outcome of the projects based on the projects’ milestones
  • Work closely with different stakeholder to define, prioritize, and structure cutting-edge Cloud-BMS related initiatives


  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Math, Applied Physics or related area
  • Experience in dynamic modeling, deep learning, and statistical algorithm design
  • Experience in developing solutions and validating them using control theories such as adaptive filtering techniques
  • Strong knowledge in the data-driven predictive model development with application in the energy storage systems
  • Experience in writing efficient codes to analyze large data sets using Python
  • Experience with distributed computing platforms, particularly Kubernetes or the Hadoop/Spark ecosystem
  • Experience with rules engine applications using distributed computing MapReduce, Spark, etc.
  • Experience with developing and deploying algorithms for a production-ready recommendation, data mining or prediction systems using languages and big data platforms such as Scala, Python, Java, Spark, Presto, and Hive
  • Strong background in mathematical modeling and data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
  • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of the projects

Nice to Have

  • Experience with telematics data analytics and experience in battery modeling
  • Fundamental knowledge of Li-ion battery electrochemistries and degradation mechanisms
  • Experience with R, MATLAB and Scala or C/C++
  • Candidates with successful multidisciplinary work record or education background
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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. 
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