AES Job Board: Harman International - Multiple Job Listings

Program Manager (m/f) - Car Audio Systems

Posted On: 2014-5-27
Location: Straubing, Bavaria, Germany

Tasks/Responsibilities

- Overall program responsibility for realization of Branded Audio Programs (Harman/Kardon, JBL etc.)
- Steering of international project teams
- Responsible to deliver the product according to agreed targets (schedule, product costs, budget costs, quality)
- Top level planning and controlling
- Align technical and commercial program targets with functional departments
- Responsible for Change Management process (incl. internal/external Change Control Boards)
- Technical interface towards one OEM-customer for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment
- Responsible for transition from prototyping to production incl. ramp-up
- Active steering during RFI/RFQ-phase to compile feasibility studies and to complete product performance specifications and new business proposals
- Reporting towards customer and internally
- Program execution according to HARMAN Project Life Cycle Management Processes (PLM / PMI PM Book)


Required Skills

- University degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering or appropriate graduation)
- Knowledge of and enthusiasm about Premium Automotive Audio Systems
- Multiple years experience in project or line management
- Experience to manage teams at multi locations and multi countries
- Knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management is a plus (e.g. PMP- / PMA certificates)
- Fluent technical and commercial German and English skills
- Ability to motivate and to communicate
- Willingness to travel

To apply:

jobs.harman.com/job/Straubing-Program-Manager-Automotive-Audio-Systems-%28mf%29-Job/610256...

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Transducer Engineer (m/w)

Posted On: 2014-6-30
Location: Straubing, Regensburg area, Germany

Tasks & Responsibilites:

- Design and Development of loudspeaker assemblies for automotive sound systems.
- Acting as technical customer Interface to our European automotive customers
- Working with the Customer, Systems Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, Supplier Quality and Mechanical Engineering departments ensuring cross-functional, easily manufacturable, cost effective and high quality products meeting all customer expectations.
- Active participation in the RFI/RFQ phase with concept development of loudspeaker designs with regards to all external and internal requirements
- Attending and supporting Peer to Peer Design Reviews, Customer Design Reviews and Project Reviews
- Analysis of technical specifications with feedback to customer
- Performing risk analysis (DFMEA, DRBFM) and feasibility studies
- Ensure proper maintenance of assigned existing and new transducer designs
- Creation of design specifications and technical reports as required
- Carrying out acoustical, electrical and magnetic simulations and measurements for loudspeakers
- Ensure on time completion of all Development related deliverables meeting timing and budget requirements
- Support departmental initiatives and activities as directed by the department supervisor.

Skills & Requirements:

- University degree in Electrical or Acoustical Engineering or equivalent appropriate graduation
- Minimum 3 years experience in acoustic transducer design
- Thorough knowledge of electromechanical principles gained from both a good academic foundation and via practical application and experience
- Knowledge of state of the art loudspeaker measurement and simulation methods and systems
- Self motivated, passionate about audio and high sense of responsibility
- Excellent command of the German and English language

Application:

- Apply via our career site: http://jobs.harman.com/ Ref.nr: 26001
- Apply directly at: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=26001&company=harman&username=...

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Sales Director, Western Region Embedded Audio

Posted On: 2014-7-25
Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

A division of Harman International, Harman Embedded Audio, specializing in OEM/ODM acoustic products and technology development is currently seeking a Western Region Sales Director to lead our Business Unit’s revenue growth with customers located in the Western United States. This position will be based in our Palo Alto, California office. The key objective for this sales management role is to maximize the use of selling strategies and Marketing tools to drive the sales of our acoustic components and acoustic subassemblies to OEM and ODM and Branded Audio; targeting our largest and most strategic customers located in the Western Region of the United States. The position will manage and lead a team of Technical and inside sales employees located in the Palo Alto office.


Job Responsibilities:

This Western Region Sales Director will have direct responsibility to drive business growth across all customers in Embedded Audio’s largest and most strategic region, the US Western Region. This position will have an aggressive budget to maximize results and will directly lead the other sales employees to surpass established objectives. Currently, the Western Region has the top 5 accounts for OEM acoustic, including the largest customers in Silicon Valley. Additionally, this role will have significant focus and impact on project initiatives for the global Embedded Audio business.

•Implement strategic sales planning, targets and tools to monitor sales achievements for the Western Region.
•Responsible for the development of sales programs for various channels.
•Participate in developing and updating Harman product choices for different sales channels and customers
•Support Customer programs with detailed account management support, supply plan creation, price negotiations, quotation preparation, etc.
•Research the competitive environment and regularly update Harman leadership to the strategy changes in the competitors’ business.
•Develop strategic partnerships with existing customers and other market players
•Lead a sales team located in Palo Alto and subsequent Western Region offices – monitoring their performance as required by Harman processes.
•Define the pricing, marketing promotional channels and channels of sales.
•Prepare monthly sales performance reports by customer account and plans to address potential shortfalls
•Work with Global Director of Sales and General Manager to establish annual sales goals
•Provide engineering staff with expectations of program needs in support of new design wins
•Represents Harman at industry trade shows and conferences


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering) preferred.
•Minimum 10+ years experience in sales management with a proven track record of growing and sustaining sales revenue.
•Experience in forecasting, analysis, sales and promotions related to acoustics products.
•Preferred to have a working knowledge of manufacturing processes in China.
•Prior experience in the design and/or sale of acoustic/audio products.
•Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment


Eligibility Requirements:

•Willingness to travel 40% of the time
•Willingness to work in an office in Palo Alto, CA
•HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


Submit your resume and apply directly at:
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HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation

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Sr. Software Engineer

Posted On: 2014-7-30
Location: Seoul, Korea

I am searching for a candidate with the following qualifications:

Must have 5+ years experience in embedded system software development in C/C++
Must have Audio/Multimedia/DSP software development experience
Must have excellent communication skill in English (written and verbal)

Automotive CAN experience preferred.
Automotive experience, Hyundai and Kia experience preferred
HW development and/or troubleshooting experience preferred
Test Engineering experience preferred
Automotive industry or other QS9000 compliant work experience preferred.

Contact: ungjong.yi@harman.com

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Program Manager - Lifestyle Division

Posted On: 2014-7-31
Location: Northridge, CA, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

Manages two to four Embedded Audio programs requiring both application and development engineering.
Defines tasks to be performed by cross-functional teams in developing systems. Teams are typically comprised of no more than 5-10 members.
Follows corporate product development (or applications) process. Ensures the compliance of team members.
Understands all of the technical detail of the products used in all systems, both electrical and mechanical.
Approves requirements and technical solutions for meeting requirements for all development products.
Establishes and manages program budget. Coordinates with sales, supplier engineering and design engineering to set and meet systems cost targets. Identifies areas of uncertainty and develops contingency plans for mitigating cost overruns in worst case scenarios.
Works with design engineering to develop development timeline.
Interacts with all internal functions: design engineering, manufacturing, quality, purchasing, marketing, and sales.
Negotiates resource allocations with functional managers and other program managers.
Identifies program issues and drives resolution at team level. As necessary, escalates to appropriate management level along with recommended solutions.
Serves as the lead program interface with customers.
Reviews selected suppliers and quotes. Participates in supplier reviews/selection as appropriate.
Coordinates and oversees ordering of prototype and production tooling.


Basic Qualifications:

Business Competence – Ten or more years of related experience in program management, sales, quality, design engineering, process engineering or materials.
Management competence – Required experience in providing leadership to cross-functional teams with an emphasis of leadership by example. Strong communication skills, teaching and coaching skills, and well structured time management skills.
Consumer electronics experience – Experience working with major consumer electronics or products company.
BS Degree or equivalent experience is required


Desired Characteristics:

Strategically and operationally strong – Ability to synthesize complex information into a simple strategy and then execute and communicate against this strategy.
Strong consumer products orientation – Keen understanding of consumer wants and needs that can be effectively applied to creating market-winning sales strategies.
Solid planning and organization skills – Ability to manage complex projects and schedules necessary with this Program Management role.
Good collaboration skills – Ability to effectively collaborate with people and teams from all functions within
Harman plus full range of industry consumer customers.
Demonstrated creativity and out-of-the box thinking –
Constantly pushing new ideas and programs to solve sales and market challenges.
Business acumen – Solid business and financial background.


Other Requirements:

Willingness to travel 20% of the time.
Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test.
Please contact Debbie Noetzel at debbie.noetzel@harman.com
or apply to the Harman Talent Center at
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Customer Technical Manager

Posted On: 2014-8-4
Location: Farmington Hills, MI USA

Responsibilities:

•Provide technical expertise to both Harman Customer Business Units and customers worldwide
•Provide customer with microphone and headphone application design support
•Arrange microphone and headphones samples for benchmark and testing.
•Take the lead on preparing cars for in-vehicle tests.
•Perform in-vehicle tests and build up/maintain competence for in-vehicle test tools and procedures.
•Support in-vehicle testing at customer side.
•Interpret technical specifications from the customer – ensuring Harman receives all necessary specifications form customer and check for feasibility with HEA R&D team and discuss any discrepancies with customer
•Assist personnel of the Harman Customer Business Unit with an understanding of the technical specifications
•Report customer problems back to Quality, Operations, Sales, Program Management and Engineering through approved channels and tools
•Work with other Harman colleagues around the world to provide best-in-class support on a global scale
•Meet with potential and existing customers to showcase Harman Consumer solutions and products including technical reviews.
•Work with OEM, Tier 1 customers and Harman Customer Business Units partners to meet schedule demands, maintain flexibility to meet the needs of customers
•Provide product demonstrations at industry trade shows worldwide
•As required, work with Program management/Quality on change request or EOL situations
•Provide HEA team with customer contacts and reporting lines as well as any additional relevant information
•Initiate and drive R&D projects with customers during RFI/RFQ phase
•Pro-actively drive preparations for Tech Shows for customers in agreement and/or collaboration with CBUs
•As required, making sure of functionality of demo systems and completion of sample set for technical presentation
•Determine customer’s technology needs for new systems/products in close cooperation with the HEA R&D team
•Work with R&D and Sales/Business Development teams on technology strategy


Basic Qualifications:

•This position requires a BS degree or equivalent in Engineering, preferably Acoustics, Electrical or Mechanical.
•10+ years of Engineering experience. 5+ years experience in Program Management and/or Business Development.
•Strong background in electrical and/or mechanical automotive product development
•Strong background in microphones, audio technology and audio architecture
•Knowledge of and experience with Automotive APQP systems
•A history of successful, proactive performance supporting challenging customers
•Demonstrated ability to influence and persuade internal and external decision makers
•Demonstrated history of building successful technical and commercial relationships
•Knowledge of acoustic testing and data reporting.
•Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
•Strong computer skills using Microsoft Operating System and Office products.
•This position requires worldwide travel.
•Must be well organized
•Must be a strong communicator
•Must be people oriented
•Must have good problem solving skills
•Must have the ability to interact with our customers and functional groups within Harman International globally
•Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently


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Principal Engineer, MEMS Advanced Packaging

Posted On: 2014-8-4
Location: Northridge, CA, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

The Harman Embedded Audio Group is seeking a Principal MEMS Engineer to lead the development of advanced packaging solutions for our MEMS microphone products. This position will focus on developing and implementing cutting-edge packaging designs that result in products with best-in-class reliability, robustness, size and cost. This position will collaborate closely with microphone, MEMS die, and ASIC design engineers, as well as the foundry and factory production staff.

The MEMS Packaging Engineer will work closely with the foundry and packaging partner to leverage preferred processes to deliver cost effective, high performance, and robust design solutions.

This position reports to the Engineering Manager and is located at the group head quarters in Northridge, CA.


Specific responsibilities of the position are as follows:

•Lead the design and development of new MEMS packaging technology and products.
•Work closely with the foundry and packaging factory engineers to understand and utilize key processes in MEMS microphone designs.
•Determine the feasibility of new technology, ideas, and products proposed or ideated.
•Optimize prototype and/or design parameters to maximize
•Plan experiments to prove in, or troubleshoot, new or existing products.
•Play a significant role in the validation plans for new and existing products.
•Contribute to intellectual property and evaluate IP strategy

Basic Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in Acoustics, Mechanics, or Engineering
At least 2 years relevant work experience in MEMS design, fabrication, packaging and testing
•Thorough understanding of MEMS device packaging techniques such and die and wire bonding, encapsulation, singulation and testing.
•Thorough understanding of CMOS and Flip Chip processing techniques.
•Experience using optical systems for analysis.
•Experience with EMI and Environmental testing of MEMS devices.
•Design and Development for Manufacturability (DFM) experience with semiconductor or MEMS devices.


Desired Characteristics:

The preferred candidate will hold a M.S. in Acoustics, Mechanics, Engineering, or other technical field. Ph.D. is preferred but not required.
•The preferred candidate will have at least 6 years experience per the description above.
•They will have experience in designing capacitive MEMS devices like microphones or pressure sensors.
•They will have significant experience in the design, handling and launching new MEMS products
•Must work well in a global, cross functional development team.
•Must be able to independently drive projects.
•The preferred candidate will be an excellent communicator with the ability to conceive and present new ideas effectively.


Eligibility Requirements:

•Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time, including some international travel.
•Willingness to work in an office in Northridge, CA
•Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test


Please Apply Directly: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=32161&company=harman&username=...

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Principal Software Systems Architect

Posted On: 2014-8-4
Location: Northridge, CA, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

•Develop strategies, documentation, standards, prototypes and processes to deploy and apply system related software independent from specific customer projects.
•Code the software designs following company software processes and object-oriented and embedded software industry best practices.
•Analyze existing external and internal object-oriented, embedded software to add features, make modifications, and/or port to different platforms.
•Monitor and evaluate new software technologies suitable for applications in embedded systems.
•Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs.
•Test software designs and code at the unit and system level to insure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved.
•Identify product requirements or performance issues.
•Work with software team leaders to negotiate resolution of issues.
•Establish and coordinate activities with third party developers and contractors.
•Communicate with peers inside the HARMAN group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
•Oversee and coordinate software development activities with software team leaders.
•Participate in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program life cycles.
•Manage small projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating and follow through.


Basic Qualifications:

•Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger’s, emulators, compilers, etc).
•Working knowledge of software development processes.
•Working knowledge of embedded operating systems.
•Working knowledge of DSP coding
•Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
•Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
•Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
•7+ years of embedded software development or testing.
•7+ years of C/C++, Assembler or other structured language.
•Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.


Desired Characteristics:

•Working knowledge of speech processing and telecommunications algorithms.
•Working knowledge of personal computing and mobile device platforms.
•Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
•Working knowledge of audio and acoustic systems operations.
•Experience developing and debugging Java software applications (JDK, Eclipse, LEWIT, Kona)
•Microsoft Visual Studio development experience (or equivalent).
•Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.
•Strong attention to detail.
•Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
•Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.
•Capable project management and time management skills.


Eligibility Requirements:

•Willingness to travel 20% of the time.
•Willingness to work in an office in Northridge, CA
•Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test.


Please Apply Directly:
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Principal Engineer -Acoustical Design Analyst

Posted On: 2014-8-4
Location: Northridge, CA, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

The Harman Embedded Audio Group (HEA)(Formally MWM Acoustics, LLC) is seeking an Acoustical Design Analyst to help lead the design and development of new audio products and technologies, and provide specialized application engineering customer support as needed. Products include loudspeakers, receivers, MEMS and electret microphones, and systems using these transducers such as handsets and array microphones. The Design Analyst will leverage analytical modeling and simulation to (i) determine feasibility, (ii) optimize parameters, and (iii) predict performance. The Design Analyst will help plan experiments in the forefront as guided by their simulation results, and play a major role in data analysis and troubleshooting. The Design Analyst will be active in the creation of intellectual property.

This position reports to the Engineering Manager and is located at the group head quarters in Northridge, California.


Specific responsibilities of the position are as follows:

•Help lead the design and development of new technology and products for HEA relying heavily on analytical modeling efforts.
•Determine the feasibility of new technology, ideas, and products proposed or ideated.
•Optimize prototype and/or design parameters to maximize performance -- one objective being the reduction of the development cycle time.
•Predict the performance of new or modified product prototypes -- prior to their fabrication and testing.
•Help plan experiments to prove in, or troubleshoot, new or existing products.
•Play a major role in the data analysis of measured results.
•Play a significant role in the ideation of new technology, and/or troubleshooting of existing products.
•Be active in the creation of intellectual property.
•Provide specialized applications engineering support, as needed, in conjunction with the Sales Team and/or factories.


Basic Qualifications:

•M.S. Degree in Acoustics or Mechanics. Proficiency with computer modeling tools such as Spice, Matlab, and/or FEA applications.
•10 years relevant work experience in mathematical analysis of audio and/or voice communication products.
•Expertise in the theoretical aspects of physical and engineering acoustics, plus an analytical understanding of audio transducers and acoustical systems such as microphones, loudspeakers, receivers, ear-sets, headsets, and telephone handsets, and the like.


Required Characteristics:

•Understanding of MEMS device design and familiarity with FEA software used in that application
•Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently
•Must work well in a global, cross functional development team.
•Must be able to independently drive projects.


Desired Characteristics:

•The preferred candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Acoustics or Mechanics.
•The preferred candidate will have more than 15 years experience developing audio and/or consumer products per the description above.
•The preferred candidate will be an excellent communicator with the ability to conceive and present new ideas effectively.


Eligibility Requirements:

•Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time
•Willingness to work in an office in Northridge, California.
•Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test


Please Apply Directly: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=32604&company=harman&username=...

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Software Developer - Voice Recognition

Posted On: 2014-8-4
Location: Farmington Hills, MI USA

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Work with local voice recognition team in analyzing requirements, designing and maintaining speech recognition/ generation systems for infotainment projects with on-time and high quality deliverables to multiple customers.
2. Work with global software development teams to develop new features, debug issues and write test cases for unit testing.
3. Work with VR/TTS engine suppliers in analyzing requirements and developing interfaces to other modules.
4. Lead and/or participate in meetings between Harman, VR/TTS engine suppliers, and Harman’s customers for design reviews and to track project status.
5. Evaluate new software releases from VR/TTS engine suppliers to insure it meets the acceptance criteria.
6. Keep abreast of new technologies and methods for the purpose of recommending changes that will benefit current and future customer programs.
7. Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.


Required Qualifications:

• BS (EE/CS/CE) is required.
• Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded environment.
• Proven project experience as a technical lead
• Experience with CAN, AVCLAN, MOST and other vehicle Networks
• 4+ years of C/C++ programming experience.


Desired Characteristics:

• Working knowledge of QNX, Linux, or Android.
• Previous experience with VR/TTS engine implementations.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.


Eligibility Requirements:

• Willingness to travel less than 20% of the time.
• Willingness to work in an office in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
• Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test.


Please contact Debbie Noetzel at Debbie.noetzel@harman.com or apply directly through the Harman Talent Center
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Senior Quality Engineer

Posted On: 2014-8-4
Location: Farmington Hills, MI USA

Harman is now looking for a well seasoned Senior Quality Engineer who can support the full range of quality initiatives for the Embedded Audio Automotive and OEM customers in North America. This position will have the objective of achieving aggressive targets and executing on quality processes.


Job Responsibilities:

- Support Automotive and OEM Acoustics customers for Embedded audio North American customers
- Lead problem solving for various quality issues by working with China Operations team, Suppliers and close issues to customers satisfaction
- Lead AQP activities with customer and Harman manufacturing to PPAP parts by SOP.
- Support and maintain policies and practices related to manufacturing support of field failures at customer assembly plants and quality situations related to product application in vehicles.
- Travel to suppliers in China as required.


Basic Qualifications:

- Knowledge of the principles and procedures related to Manufacturing Quality Engineering, electronic & mechanical manufacturing, statistical process control (SPC), problem solving and automotive production part approval process (PPAP).
- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering disciplines, plus 5 years related experience in automotive, electronics or electromechanical manufacturing environment in lieu of Master’s degree.
- At least 5 years of previous experience in Quality or Manufacturing Engineering.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


For a full job description and to apply, click on: http://jobs.harman.com/job/Farmington-Hills-Senior-Quality-Engineer-Job-MI-48331/77753800/


Eligibility Requirements:

- HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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Software Engineer - Audio DSP

Posted On: 2014-8-6
Location: Farmington Hills, MI USA

Job Responsibilities:

A software engineer in this position will focus their time developing and testing software. As a Software Engineer you will be expected to work as part of a team developing and debugging features in the domain. Self-guided work is expected, and guidance from more senior team members will help expand your capabilities. The person most successful in this position will have a strong understanding of audio I/O for embedded devices, some knowledge of DSP for audio, and a good understanding of automotive infotainment devices.
• Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs.
• Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bus, and/or port to different platforms.
• Tests software designs and code at the unit and system level to insure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved.
• Participates in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program.
• Coordinates software development activities with software team leader.
• Identifies product requirement or performance issues. Works with software team leader to negotiate resolution.
• Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
• Manages small projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating and follow through.
• Manages large projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating, and developing requirements in compliance with the established software development process.
• Works with the customer to further define requirements and to resolve issues.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree
• 1-3 years of embedded software development or testing.
• 1+ years of C, C++, Java, or other structured language.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
• RTOS experience for development on Infotainment, Audio or Multimedia products.
• Experience with Audio DSP development on embedded systems.
• Understanding of State Machine diagrams and UML diagrams.
• Vehicle networking experience including CAN, LIN, MOST, etc.
• Working knowledge of IIC, RS232, SPI or other serial interfaces.
• Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
• Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.
• Capable project management and time management skills.


Eligibility Requirements:

• Willingness to travel 10% of the time
• Willingness to work in an office in Farmington Hills, MI
• Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


Contact Debbie Noetzel at Debbie.noetzel@harman.com or apply directly to the Harman Talent Center through the following link:
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Qualification Engineer Software (m/w)

Posted On: 2014-8-6
Location: Straubing, Regensburg area, Germany

Das in Stamford, USA ansässige Unternehmen HARMAN (NYSE: HAR) entwickelt, produziert und vermarktet ein umfangreiches Spektrum an Audio- und Infotainment-Lösungen für den Automotive-, Consumer- und Professional-Markt, unterstützt durch führende Marken wie AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® und Mark Levinson®. Das Unternehmen genießt die Anerkennung von Audiophilen mehrerer Generationen und stattet führende professionelle Entertainer sowie deren Veranstaltungsorte aus. Weltweit sind heute mehr als 25 Millionen Fahrzeuge unterwegs, die mit HARMAN Audio- und Infotainment-Systemen ausgestattet sind. HARMAN beschäftigt rund 14.300 Mitarbeiter in Nord- und Südamerika, Europa und Asien.


Ihre Aufgaben:

Planen uns Ausführen von Software-Qualifikationsprüfungen für Audioverstärker
Prüfen von Kundenanforderungen und Umsetzen in einen Testplan
Konzeption und Entwicklung von Testprogrammen zur automatischen Qualitätsprüfung
Durchführen von Messungen und organisieren von externen Tests, verhandeln mit externen Prüf- oder Zertifizierungsstellen
Durchführen von Fahrtests
Korrekturmaßnahmen bei Qualitätsproblemen in Zusammenarbeit mit Entwicklung einleiten und Wirksamkeit überprüfen
Unterstützung der SW-Entwicklung in Bezug auf Fehlersuche und Beseitigung von Qualitätsproblemen
Erstellen von Testberichten
Planen, Beschaffen und Abstimmen der Ressourcen (Messplätze, Termine mit Prüflabors)
Instandhalten und Pflege der Systemplätze, Koordination mit internen und externen Stellen


Unsere Anforderungen:

Abgeschlossenes Studium der Nachrichtentechnik /Technische Informatik oder staatl. geprüfter Techniker mit fundierter Berufserfahrung
Erfahrung im Automotive Bereich
Kenntnisse in den Bussystemen MOST und CAN
Programmierkenntnisse, SW-Test, Skriptsprachen, Labview
Wünschenswert Kenntnisse in Audio- und Messtechnik
Gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
Gute Kenntnisse in MS-Office


Please apply using HARMAN's career site: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=23503&company=harman&username=...

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Principal Acoustic Systems Engineer, NVH

Posted On: 2014-8-6
Location: Novi, MI, USA

Basic Function:

Responsible for the continuous improvement and application of a range of Active Vehicle Noise Control systems including Engine Order Cancellation, Road Noise Control and Electronic Sound Synthesis. Will need to organize and execute vehicle tuning/testing, analyze data appropriately, and apply results towards the design of high performance audio systems utilizing advanced DSP, Acoustics, and Psychoacoustics engineering.


Essential Responsibilities:

• Lead noise management systems development on multiple projects within local and global development teams.
• Analyze and investigate new noise management related technologies and best practices.
• Be the lead interface with OEM NVH teams to design, develop and continuously improve noise management systems and technologies
• Develop and document noise management systems tools, processes and best practices.
• Be the key contributor to development of HALOsonic technology and product roadmaps
• Perform both on bench and in-vehicle sofware and hardware testing and validation of development designs.
• Use, maintain, and improve upon best practices and design standards.
• Manage the U.S.-based HALOsonic team, schedule team’s workload, establish and improve processes, provide training, ensure on-time, on-quality and on-cost delivery of pre-development and production projects.


Qualifications:

• 5+ years of experience in acoustics and/or Powertrain NVH
• Specific experience in NVH design, Acoustic Noise Cancellation, digital signal processing, acoustical engineering and/or psycho-acoustics.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Master’s Degree preferred.
• Knowledge of Matlab, C, C++, algorithm development, and programming
• Highly skilled in ArtemiS or LMS NVH devleopment tools.


Eligibility Requirements:

• Willingness to travel up to 15-20% of the time
• Willingness to work in an office in Farmington Hills, MI
• Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test
• Willingness for overtime and weekend work, as needed


Please apply with resume to Rebecca.vogt@harman.com.

Please mention AES00677 when applying for this position.


Principal DSP Engineer

Posted On: 2014-8-6
Location: Novi, MI, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

• Develop and integrate audio DSP algorithms for the automotive, consumer and mobile environment.
• Program various floating point and fixed point DSP architectures.
• Port and optimize DSP algorithms to various DSP’s.
• Co-develop and/or work within complex, multi-thread, multi-processor architectures and audio frameworks to integrate DSP algorithms and control structures
• Investigate new DSP audio related technologies and best practices.
• Create novel software solutions to issues in audio & acoustic systems.
• Create IP for systems, components and technologies for use within the automotive, consumer and mobile environment.
• Analyze existing external and internal object-oriented, embedded software to add features, make modifications, and/or port to different platforms.
• Monitor and evaluate new software technologies suitable for applications in embedded systems.
• Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs. Identify product requirements or performance issues.
• Work with software team leaders to negotiate resolution of issues.
• Establish and coordinate activities with third party developers and contractors.
• Communicate with peers inside the HARMAN group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
• Oversee and coordinate software development activities with software team leaders.
• Participate in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program life cycles.
• Manage small projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating and follow through.


Qualifications:

• Working knowledge of C/C++, Java
• Working knowledge of iOS and Android architectures
• Working knowledge of software development tools (IDE’s, emulators, EVM’s, etc)
• Working knowledge of embedded operating systems (schedulers, memory management, driver models, RTOS concepts, etc.)
• 5+ years of experience in the audio and/or DSP related field.
• Specific experience in digital signal processing, fixed point and floating point DSP programming, audio engineering, acoustical engineering, psycho-acoustics, and/or recording arts.
• BS in Engineering (Master’s preferred).
• Passion for audio and music.
• Experience with public speaking and presentations


Desired Characteristics:

• Working knowledge of filtering, speech processing, noise control and telecommunications algorithms.
• Working knowledge of personal computing and mobile device platforms.
• Working knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink
• Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
• Working knowledge of digital communication protocols: I2C, I2S, SPI, UART, USB, BT
• Working knowledge of automotive networks: CAN, LIN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, MOST
• Working knowledge of audio and acoustic systems operations.
• Experience developing and debugging Java software applications (JDK, Eclipse)
• Microsoft Visual Studio development experience (or equivalent).
• Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.


Eligibility Requirements:

• Willingness to travel at least 20% of the time
• Willingness to work in an office in Farmington Hills, MI
• Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test

Please apply with resume to Rebecca.vogt@harman.com

Please mention AES00678 when applying for this position.


Sr. Software Engineer

Posted On: 2014-8-6
Location: Novi, MI, USA

Position Summary:

This position is an embedded software engineer within the Lifestyle Automotive Audio division. Products that will be developed are OEM automotive amplifiers and other similar audio processing products. Products typically consist of a main microcontroller for configuration, communication and control and a DSP processor for audio processing. Software development work will be mainly deeply embedded, written in C, occasionally additional testing or development tools may need to be developed on a PC.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any direct or indirect reports.


Job Responsibilities:

The engineer will be responsible for developing production ready software following a defined software development process. The engineer must be capable of analyzing specifications, developing unit designs, developing unit test plans, integration test plans and verifying functionality. The engineer will be a key developer contributing to the success of the assigned project.

Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger’s, emulators, compilers, etc).
Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
Working knowledge of software development processes.
Working knowledge of embedded operating systems.
Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs.
Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bus, and/or port to different platforms.
Tests software designs and code at the unit and system level to insure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved and that C1 coverage is achieved.
Participates in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program.
Coordinates software development activities with software team leader.
Identifies product requirement or performance issues. Works with software team leader to negotiate resolution.
Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
Manages large projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating, and developing requirements in compliance with the established software development process.
Works with the customer to further define requirements and to resolve issues.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
5+ years of microcontroller embedded software development or testing.
5+ years of C or other structured language.
Experience with an automotive communication bus
Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

Experience in developing Vector based CAN applications
Experience writing drivers and applications for AVC-LAN
Experience writing drivers and applications MOST
Experience with uC-OSII or other embedded RTOS
Experience with V850 micro controllers
Experience with ARM based development
Familiarity with audio processing.
Strong attention to detail.
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.
Capable project management and time management skills.


Eligibility Requirements:

Willingness to travel 20% of the time.
Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI.
HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


Please apply with resume to Rebecca.vogt@harman.com

Please mention AES00679 when applying for this position.


Sales and Operations Associate- Inside Sales Western Region

Posted On: 2014-8-13
Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

Harman Embedded Audio, LLC is an Indianapolis based US Company specializing in OEM/ODM acoustic products, and is currently seeking an Inside Sales person to support our company’s revenue growth in our OEM Acoustics, Branded Audio and Automotive Microphone divisions with customers located in the Western Region of the USA.
Harman Embedded Audio’s corporate headquarters is located in Shenzhen, China. Currently, the corporate office in Indianapolis drives all sales and marketing efforts.
The key objective for this sales role is to support our sales team in the Western Region of the USA who sell acoustic components and acoustic subassemblies to our valued customer base.
•Work on quarterly and annual cost quoting for customers in the region
•Fill out and manage customer commercial paperwork
•Work with operations to support specific material consignment requirements
•Work with hub/replenishment accounts in the region
•Manage customer supplier portals for necessary purchase order status
•Create and manage storage portals for customer quotes
•Prepare and ship samples to customers in the Western Region
•Prepare forecasts for Finance group
•Monitor global hub withdrawals versus plans/forecasts for key customer accounts in region
•Submit weekly pipeline report to Director and Manager of Engineering Team.
•Manage and track sample requests (SSR) to ensure they are delivered to customers in a timely manner and information is retained.
•Assist Global Director of Sales and Western Key Account team with the creation of quotes


Basic Qualifications:

•College degree or higher
•2 years CSR experience
•Excellent organizational skills
•Mastery of Microsoft Office Software tools (Excel)
•Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


Desired Characteristics:

•2 years in related industry is desired
•2 years CSR experience is required
•Working knowledge of manufacturing processes in Asia
•Previous experience with inside sales and supporting customer satisfaction
•Experience with electrical, acoustical components and subsystems
•Strong communication skills, organization and problem solving skills
•Must have the ability to interact with customers and functional groups within Harman International globally
•Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently


Eligibility Requirements:

•Willingness to work in our Palo Alto, CA office
•HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.


To apply:
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Please mention AES00680 when applying for this position.


Advanced ANC Algorithm Engineer (m/f)

Posted On: 2014-8-18
Location: Straubing, Bavaria, Germany

Responsibilities:

- Develop new ANC algorithms for whole HARMAN Lifestyle (ANC in cars, ANC headphones, ANC for home entertainment, whole active noise management) until demo phase
- Drive the innovation and ideation process for audio solutions
- Develop new concepts for new ANC features
- Simulate the new audio features in Matlab for a proof of concept
- Build up demos to show the performance and features
- Patent your ideas with the help of patent attorneys
- Work together with the global audio team at HARMAN


Skills & Requirements:

- Profound knowledge of acoustics, audio, algorithms, DSP
- Profound knowledge of adaptive systems, ANC, nonlinear optimization, MIMO, Matlab, NVH
- Profound mathematical skills
- Profound knowledge of SW development, SW architecture
- Broad knowledge of audio technologies like speakers, amplifiers, audio in cars
- Good knowledge of inventions related to audio
- Good intercultural experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Hands on mentality and highly self motivated
- Ability to work in a start up like organization embedded in a big audio company
- Passionate about Audio


Apply here: jobs.harman.com/job/Straubing-Advanced-ANC-Algorithm-Engineer-%28mf%29-Job/76745700/...

Please mention AES00681 when applying for this position.


About Harman International

400 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT 06901
U.S.A.

Phone: +1 203 328 3500
Website: www.harman.com

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Harman (NYSE: HAR) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets— supported by 15 leading brands including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with Harman audio and infotainment systems. Harman has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. Harman is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training, and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with Harman!

 
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