Technical Program Manager, Vehicle Security

Newark, CANewarkCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMay 26, 2024

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 no 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.We are currently seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager, Cyber Security to lead projects to secure the vehicle and vehicle security operations center. You will execute requirements, identify risks, manage schedules, and communicate clearly with project stakeholders to all levels at Lucid. 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 **This is an On-site role at our Newark, CA location**

Role and Responsibilities:

    • Manage Vehicle Security programs, defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation and successful on-time delivery
    • Exercise technical judgment in working with large, cross-functional teams. 
    • Communicate schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company
    • Define and execute long-term roadmaps for both single-team and cross-functional efforts related to embedded projects. 
    • Facilitates daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review, and sprint retrospective
    • Work with vendors and suppliers and drive technical discussions
    • Understand technical implementation at the architectural level and propose technical alternatives when necessary; ask questions that clarify priorities and push the team to be effective.
    • Own effective technical relationships with vendors to help them move at the speed of our internal teams; understand dependencies and partner roadmaps; track and unblock issues 
    • Influence technical decisions in working with large, cross-functional teams.
    • Work with internal and external customers on setting goals and priorities for data engineering and data science.
    • Interface with engineering managers and engineers to estimate work efforts, define milestones and manage resources. 
    • Enable engineers in execution and cross functional dependencies
    • Track progress, resolve dependencies, evaluate risks and communicate status to upper management and project stakeholders, and engage and energize the project teams to achieve aggressive goals
    • Remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress, identify gaps in communication or schedule, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities, and drive results proactively. 
    • Implement and follow agile processes and ceremonies

Required Qualification:

    • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical Engineering
    • 5+ years of experience in Program Management on technical cross-functional projects.
    • 5+ years of experience in embedded security and systems software development
    • Experience with vulnerability management, penetration testing, connectivity interfaces and protocols, e.g. CAN, BLE, Wi-Fi, GNSS, mitigation mechanisms, and security enforcement. 
    • Knowledge of AWS Infra, embedded systems, backend services, PKI services, security monitoring tools and processes (pen-testing, vulnerability scanning, etc..) 
    • Ability to exercise technical judgment in solving software engineering challenges. 
    • Ability to be an influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members.
    • Knowledge of technical architectures, computer science, and software development lifecycle. 
    • Proven track-record of taking ownership and driving results across organizations and business unit
    • Expert knowledge of Atlassian Jira, Confluence and project management tools
    • Thrives in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

    • MS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering
    • Knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure, Security operations center and embedded security is a plus
    • Prior experience of working in automobile companies and understanding of vehicle architecture and communication
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors. ·       California (Bay Area) - $138,000 - $198,000Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs.  (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice. 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.Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details. Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team. 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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