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Sr IT Linux Systems Engineer

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility

At 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.

The Lucid Infrastructure team is currently seeking a Linux Systems Engineer. This position requires an experienced professional with a background in Red Hat, Ubuntu and other flavors of Linux. 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.


  • Operate as a technical expert on infrastructure projects pertaining to Storage, Virtual Machines,
  • Systems Management, Cloud Services, Monitoring, File Serving, Capacity Planning, and DR
  • Perform IT implementations, performance analysis and optimization, monitoring, problem resolution, upgrade planning and execution, and process creation and documentation
  • Continually analyze and work to improve quality of services offered by IT
  • Participate in ongoing technology evaluations and keep up with technology trends and industry standards
  • Suggest improvements based on technology, best practices, or changing requirements
  • Provide regular management updates on advantages and potential opportunities for new technologies and automation
  • Work with and manage outside consulting technical subject matter experts as needed
  • Help resolve complex IT issues in a Tier 3 capacity
  • Train/Mentor junior staff members as appropriate Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS/MS in Information Technology/Computer Science or combination of education and equivalent work experience

      5+ years of experience in the following areas:
    • Linux environments
    • VMware ESXi
    • Mission-critical services and applications in an enterprise environment
    • Various flavors of Linux OS including but not limited to Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS
    • Red Hat Ansible and Satellite
    • Hardening Linux and Windows Systems using STIG compliance

      *Ability to work nights and weekends and provide 24/7 on-call support > Preferred Qualifications:
      • Customer service oriented with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Time management and prioritizing skills
      • Self-motivator able to take tasks or projects and run with them
      • Analytical skills coupled with technical creativity and vision
      • Understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities
      • ESalt Stack or other configuration tool
      • Certificate Services/PKI
      • Dell EMC VxRail
      • Isilon NAS
      • SolarWinds
      • Windows Server
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Ability to work well and collaborate with other teams of various skills

        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) - $115,000 - $165,000

        Additional 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.

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Newark , Sr IT Linux Systems Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, California

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