Lead Infrastructure Architect, Cloud Platform

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.
The Cloud Platform team at Lucid is currently seeking a strong Infratructure Architect. In this position the individual will be involved in architecturing to build and scale a Cloud Platform, on top of variety of Cloud Providers, to offers Cloud Connectivity, Cloud Services, and Data as a Service at Lucid Motors.  Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. We are looking for a hands-on architect, who is passionate about building scalable, performant, well designed platforms and core frameworks that enable many development groups to easily build consistent high-quality applications that run in the cloud without the need to know the underlying Cloud Infrastructure 

The Role

  • Design and implement a Cloud based Platform as a Service that abstracts the underlying infrastructure for the application development
  • Design and Develop using Infrastructure as Code such that it modular, service oriented and replicable across Cloud providers and across regions with high consistency
  • Architect the Cloud Platform to be fault-tolerant against hardware and software failures and can elastically scalable with the load
  • Address the High Availability needs of microservices backed by complex big-data processing pipelines
  • Able to handle petabytes of data traffic over the network and provide optimal storage solutions to handle heavy writes and low latency reads.
  • Build secure and reliable connectivity solutions between cloud and devices using MFA and cyber security protocols
  • Create chaos-engineering automated tools to help break the system
  • Build monitoring systems that can validate and verify the solution at every step and effectively pinpoint the problem
  • Provide Autoscalable infrastructure for various application needs and be able to do the performance test


  • Solid Architectural experience in building Cloud based Platform as a Service that is Cloud Infrastructure provider agnostic
  • 5+ years of in-depth experience in setting environment to deploy services on Private or Public Cloud
  • 2+ years of experience in using Kubernetes or other deployment orchestrator and management mechanisms
  • 2+ years of experience in using Terraforms, Pulumi, Ansibles, and other tools to automate IaC that is testable and easy to maintain and manage for diverse environment needs.
  • Build CI/CD processes and pipelines to enable 1-click and self-managed deployments
  • Build and support services such as Kafka, Spark, Airflow, Presto, Influx/Cassandra/Dynamo, Microservices, and other technologies used in IoT space
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 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. 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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