System Modeling Engineer, High Voltage Battery Systems

Location: Newark, CA (94560)
Company: Lucid Motors
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7 days ago
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We are currently seeking a System Modeling Engineer for the HV Battery Systems Team. This position requires an experienced professional with a strong understanding of high voltage battery systems, cells and the challenges of optimizing these for a specific application. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their 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.

  • You Will:

  • Be part of a passionate and highly driven team of multi-disciplinary engineers developing the next generation of Lucid's HV Battery
  • Develop numerical models of physical systems, and optimization tools to assess battery electrical and thermal performance at the cell, module, and pack levels
  • Develop and/or use existing simulation tools to support control and hardware development for HV design, fast charging, high performance driving scenarios, and other challenging thermal scenarios
  • Work closely with the vehicle simulation team to integrate battery models into the vehicle models with appropriate revision control and release notes
  • Provide support in strategy, design, simulation and validation by closely working with applications, battery, power electronics, hardware, and testing teams
  • Develop simulation tools to balance efficiency, power, and thermal capabilities against costs for our current products and future product roadmap
  • Build tools to support the pre-processing of simulation parameters and the post-processing of simulation results
  • You Bring:

  • A proven track record of technical excellence in systems modelling and simulation
  • 2+ years of experience using modeling and simulation tools like MATLAB, Simulink, and other specialized tools
  • Thorough understanding of modeling techniques used to simulate lithium-ion cells, battery packs, and thermal systems
  • Capability of processing and documenting results in a concise and elegant fashion to successfully communicate information to the team and other departments
  • Strong experience in scripting simulation workflows with varying availability of documentation
  • Experience of resolving issues through appropriate analysis and design modifications
  • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical environments
  • Ownership mindset, enthusiasm, and a collaborative spirit
  • Advantageous:

  • Experience with HIL and SIL testing
  • In-depth understanding of battery technology and simulation techniques
  • Additional fields of experience (thermal, electromagnetics, material science)
  • Some knowledge of scripting for simulation process automation
  • Experience using Python
  • Strong understanding of the interactions between the battery system and other vehicle subsystems
  • Experience with revision control tools, such as git/svn
  • Education Requirements:

  • BS (and preferably MS or PhD) in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent work experience


Web Reference : AJF/361655163-21
Posted Date : Sat, 06 Aug 2022

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