Engineering Manager, Big Data and Analytics

Newark, CA

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Leading the future of luxury mobility
Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
We are looking for a Hands-on Big Data Engineering Manager who is looking for a challenge, enjoys thinking big, and looking to make their mark on an extremely fast-growing company. If building large and building fast, working with a young and very talented team of engineers, and collaborating with the brightest mind in the Automotive industry is what you like, Lucid is the best to experience it. 


  • Hands-on architecture, design, and development of big data systems, pipelines, and processing including ETLs, Analytics.
  • Build and grow an amazing team of data engineers with a strong culture of balancing excellence with moving fast.
  • Lead and manage the team as a hands-on technical leader. Help the team make key technical decisions, unblock the team, and guide the team on execution. 
  • Set technical direction, roadmaps and guide evolution of our data systems.
  • Utilize cutting edge distributed big data technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Spark, Kafka, S3 Data Lake, Parquet, ORC, Presto, Redshift, and Airflow
  • Hands-on application development with Scala, Golang or PySpark 
  • Develop, communicate, and evangelize the long-term technical vision and roadmap for data storage, ingestion, and retrieval in collaboration with the technical leads
  • Drive the technical and strategic vision for our data integration infrastructure in order to meet current and future needs for scale and interoperability
  • Partner with data platform and product engineering teams to design warehouse schemas, develop & maintain ETLs, and define data architectures to ensure consistent, seamless tracking, and measurement of key company and product metrics. 
  • Partner with other engineering leaders to evolve and improve engineering culture in a high-paced growth environment. 


  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 10+ years of hands-on industry experience working in data engineering, business intelligence, or a related domain.
  • 3+ years of software/Data engineering management experience working with Big Data
  • Deep knowledge of modern data/compute infrastructure and frameworks, such as Elasticsearch, Docker, Kubernetes, Spark, Kafka, S3 Data Lake, Parquet, ORC, Presto, Redshift, and Airflow.
  • Batch Orchestration and management using tools such as Apache Airflow. 
  • Experience Developing streaming, real-time and near real-time data pipelines with tools such as Spark or Kafka. 
  • Working knowledge of Data Lake with Parquet and HCatalog. 
  • Proficient with standard data warehousings such as data architecture, data modeling, storage, and query optimization. 
  • Ability to cultivate a strong sense of ownership, and build a culture of accountability in your team
  • Openness to new or different ideas and ability to evaluate multiple approaches and choose the best one based on fundamental qualities and supporting data
  • Ability to communicate highly technical problems and solutions at all levels from engineers to top leadership
  • Proven track record of building high functioning teams, setting technical vision, and delivering results in a collaborative, cross-functional organization. 
Be part of something amazing
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.
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.
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