IT Network Security Engineer

Newark, CA

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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. Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, CaliforniaAt Lucid (the “Company”), 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 Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.
We are currently seeking an experienced network security engineer to help safeguard Lucid’s infrastructure from cyber threats. In this role you’ll work closely alongside the network engineering team to drive improvements to network segmentation, intrusion detection, and threat management.

The Role:

  • Evaluate and adjust firewall ACLs to reduce attack surface.
  • Partner with network engineering team to manage and secure infrastructure (VPN, wireless, routers and switches).
  • Oversee implementation and configuration of IDS/IPS and network access control solutions.
  • Support detection efforts associated with network-based logs via SIEM.
  • Stay current on recent security news and developments in networking technologies.


  • 3+ years of prior security experience, including hands-on experience in network security.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo.
  • Demonstrated track record of leading or coordinating major security projects.
  • Experience managing one or more next-gen firewall platforms (Fortinet, SonicWall, Palo Alto, Checkpoint).
  • Experience with one or more major routing/switching platforms (IOS, Junos, etc.).
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and core networking protocols including ARP, DNS, ICMP, DHCP, HTTP(S), SMB, IPsec, TLS, BGP, 802.1x, etc.
  • Ability to understand traffic at the packet level, and draw conclusions from packet captures via analysis tools such as tcpdump and Wireshark.

  • Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in relevant discipline (cybersecurity, information systems, computer science, telecommunications) or equivalent work experience.

  • Advantageous:
  • Hands-on experience with at least one major SIEM platform (Splunk, QRadar, SumoLogic, etc.), and one or more IDS/IPS platforms (Snort, Bro/Zeek, etc.).
  • Proven understanding of network-based attacks (DoS/DDoS, MitM, reconnaissance scans, etc.) and cloud networking concepts.
  • Experience in one or more major scripting/programming languages (Python, Go, etc.).
  • Some understanding of networking protocols specific to ICS/OT environments.
  • Relevant certifications are a plus (CISSP, CCNP/CCIE, PCNSE, OSCP, SANS/GIAC).
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. 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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