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AES Job Board: Harman International - Multiple Job Listings

Global HALOsonic System Architect

Posted On: 2016-9-15
Location: Garching, Germany

Responsibilities:

- System definition of HALOsonic architectures for (Road Noise Cancellation, Engine Order Cancellation, Engine Sound Synthesis and other vehicle noise management technologies)
- Responsible for complete HALOsonic systems, system analysis, tradeoff-studies, design during RFI and RFQ phases including presentations in front of OEM customers
- Interface and align with CoC to roll out new technology and feature releases into product development (demo and production cars). Set development prorities for CoC working closly with HALOsonic Engineering & Business Development Director
- Defines interface requirements for hardware, software, sensor and acoustics components
- Define integration and verification concepts
- Evaluates system impacts, analysis of hardware and software resources and performances
- Technical LEad interface to Audio, Infotainment and NVH teams at OEMs, championing the application of HALOsonic technologies to serve OEMs' active noise management needs
- Maintains a portfolio of existing technologies and roadmap that anticipates market trends (features and system architecture)
- Performs proof of concept studies for hardware, software and acoustics
- Oversee the development of software and hardware libraries as well as the development of integrated tuning tools (internal and external)
- Lead suppliers to guide the development of new devices that will be used in new designs to reduce cost and enhance performance
- Manages external contractor deliveries and integration into projects
- Responsible for compliance to automotive processes


Skills:

- Master in electronic engineering or similar
- 5+ years experience in automotive and embedded development
- Expert in hardware and/or software architectures
- Good communication skills
- Willingness to travel approx. 50% of the time

To apply:
https://jobs.harman.com/job/Garching-Global-HALOsonic-System-Architect-%28mf%29/359248600/

Please mention AES00905 when applying for this position.


Mechanical Design Engineer (audio products)

Posted On: 2016-10-27
Location: Budapest, Hungary

This position is responsible for providing technical expertise as a senior-level engineer to develop new technologies and designs and to guide others in the profitable application of these in new products. This position includes responsibilities for working on project teams, and often requires the engineer to manage a project or even simultaneous projects in addition to design responsibilities. This position often requires mentoring or even managing less experienced engineers.


Task/responsibilities:

- Developing and tuning of mechanic components and applications within new product development projects in Pro, Consumer and Automotive projects.
- Thorough work in engineering of mechanical designs, giving expertise, mentoring or managing less experienced engineers
- Experience in project / product management (scheduling, resource allocation, etc.). Thorough knowledge of required steps to bring product from concept to production
- Close cooperation with internal and external development teams, suppliers and production lines. Expert for MCAD system, providing maintenance and updates as well as giving expertise
- Meets the individual target settings and helps to fulfill the target setting of the Hardware and Mechanical Design group.
- Generates and gives instructions for guidelines for mechanical design (e.g. 3D CAD) and documentation in close cooperation with the team lead Mechanical Design and teams like Electronics&EMC.


Requirements:

- 5- 10 years experience
- Excellent experience in MCAD systems.
- Basic understanding of strategic approaches in our business is desirable.
- English business fluent
If you are interested please send your application to barbara.kosa@harman.com!

Please mention AES00914 when applying for this position.


Senior Engineer Electronic Design (audio products)

Posted On: 2016-10-27
Location: Garching bei München, Germany

Job Responsibilities:

- Schematic and layout entry in Mentor
- Managing Mentor component library
- Development of microphone electronics for automotive customers with the help of simulation tools
- Build up of prototypes and customer samples.
- Measurement of audio electronics and general electronics.
- Product documentation.
- Create test instructions and support external and in house validation tests.
- Creation of test reports, specifications and competitor investigations.
- Technical contact to international customers.
- Handling component end of life issues.
- Support purchasing and suppliers in selection of alternative components.


Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor degree level or equivalent Electrical/Electronic Engineering beneficial (University, FH, HTL)
- 3+ years experience in analog / digital electronic development, preferably in audio electronics
- 5+ years experience in analog / digital electronic development, preferably in audio electronics
- Background in microphones, audio technology and architecture
- Practical experience with audio electronic
- Experience with- or at least affinity to automotive applications
- Mentor CAD schematic and layout entry
- Basic knowledge simulation tools
- EMC basics
- Ability to write reports and technical correspondence to internal and external customers and suppliers
- Basic knowledge of acoustics, particularly microphone acoustics
- Good computer skills in Windows/Microsoft Office
- Good English skills (speech and written)
- Ability to work in a team environment as well as self responsible approach depending on situation
- Experience in audio measurements (e.g. Audio Precision Systems)
- Ability to handle a variety of projects simultaneously
- Good analytic skills


If you are interested please send your application to barbara.kosa@harman.com

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Please mention AES00915 when applying for this position.


Senior Acoustic Engineer

Posted On: 2016-10-27
Location: Budapest, Hungary

Job Responsibilities:

- Support creation of product specifications (acoustic section) for customer and supplier.
- Preparing and performing audio measurements inside vehicles.
- Perform or support technical evaluations together with the customer.
- Making of technical benchmarks of microphones.
- Develop and tune acoustical components and car microphone applications.
- Assembly and testing of microphone prototypes.
- Cooperate within the acoustic systems group for definition of acoustic measurement methods.
- Support development of acoustic measurement systems.
- Create product documentation and test reports


Basic Qualifications:

- A Bachelor degree in acoustics, electrical engineering or similar
- 2+ years of experience in an audio related field
- 3-4 years with specific experience in acoustical engineering and measurement
- Affinity to automotive applications
- Familiarity with sound recording and audio measurement tools
- Ability to write reports and technical correspondence to internal and external customers and suppliers
- Broad knowledge of acoustics, particularly microphone acoustics would be plus
- Good computer skills in Windows/Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of matlab, C; algorithm development
- Good English skills (speech and written)


Please send your application to barbara.kosa@harman.com.

Please mention AES00916 when applying for this position.


SW Engineer (m/f) DSP

Posted On: 2016-11-22
Location: Garching near Munich, Germany

Tasks:

• Design and implementation of audio algorithms, DSP SW modules and audio applications for future generations of Harman automotive and consumer products in CoC Lifestyle Audio
• Development of prototypes and reference implementations
• Development of test and tuning methods for audio applications including documentation
• Evaluation and integration of 3rd party components
• Development according to Scrum framework


Requirements:

• Master degree on computer science, communication electronics or similar
• Minimum 3 years of audio experience
• Good knowledge on DSP architectures and audio signal processing
• Good knowledge on object oriented software development using C/C++
• Fluent in English, fluent in German language is preferred
• Good communication skills, international experience is preferred


Please contact Mrs. Allegra Blaske (allegra.blaske@harman.com).

Please mention AES00928 when applying for this position.


Acoustic Systems Engineer (m/f)

Posted On: 2016-12-5
Location: Ittersbach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Tasks:

- Design and tune Audio Systems for the automotive environment
- Prepare technical reports and presentations for requirements
- Support departmental initiatives and activities as directed by the department supervisor
- Provide technical support and guidance for the solution of various customers´ and interdepartmental issues
- Develop and document worldwide acoustic systems tools and best practices
- Travel to customers and other Harman sites within Europe


Requirements:

- Degree in Acoustic or Electrical Engineering or equivalent. Alternatively Tonmeister degree
- Thorough knowledge of acoustics and practices gained from both a good academic foundation and via practical application and experience
- Minimum 2 - 3 years of design experience of audio systems and components within the Automotive or Consumer Industry
- Proficient in digital signal processing, circuit diagrams and physical /psycho acoustics
- Understanding of best practice in product development and sound tuning
- Experience in using and understanding audio tools
- Basic knowledge of loudspeaker design
- Excellent hearing capability
- Basic knowledge of Matlab and programming/scripting
- Fluent in English
- Willing to travel to Harman sites within Europe (approx. 30% of the time) and having a drivers license
- Strong problem solving skills and being communicative


Characteristics:

- Passion for acoustics and sound reproduction
- High level of energy
- Flexible in a challenging work environment
- Attention to detail
- Strong problem solving skills
- Musician
- Knowledge of recording arts
- Excellent presentation skills
Results-Driven: Having a proactive, goal oriented approach to decision making.
- Clear and strategic thinker; proven experience in translating strategies into actionable plans
- Capable of handling multiples projects / initiatives simultaneously and executing to completion
Team Player: Having respect for customer and colleagues; leading teams with clarity and accountability.
- Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can effectively work with all levels of a global matrixed organization
Change Orientation: Able to adapt to changing demands and conditions.
- Act as a Change Management expert and enabler on various projects and programs across the business
Customer Focus: Providing exceptional service and quality to external and internal customers.
- Understanding and working in past organizations that have centralized and de-centralized structures as business requirements change
Self-Awareness: Accepting responsibility for personal development and actions.
- Have clear objectives and strives to exceed them
- Takes ownership for personal career and skill development

Please mention AES00930 when applying for this position.


System Architect (m/f)

Posted On: 2016-12-5
Location: Garching b. München, Bavaria, Germany

Aufgaben:

- Entwurf der Systemarchitektur
- Erstellung und Pflege von Software-Architekturen
- Präsentation des System-, Hardware-, und Softwarekonzeptes während der RFI- und RFQ-Phase
- Analyse und Bewertung von funktionalen Anforderungen sowie Anforderungen in Bezug auf die System-Architektur, insbesondere der Analyse von Einflüssen auf die vorhandenen System-Ressourcen
- Erarbeiten von High-Level- und Detail-Konzepten mit entsprechenden Spezifikationen
- Erstellung und Betreuung von Software- und Hardware-Design- und Interface-Definitionen
- Enge Kommunikation mit den gesamtverantwortlichen Software- und Hardware-Projektleitern
- Anleitung und Unterstützung der Software- und Hardwareentwickler bei der Umsetzung der Architekturanforderungen und Überprüfung von deren Einhaltung


Anforderungen:

- Hochschulabschluss in Informatik, Elektrotechnik oder einer vergleichbaren Fachrichtung
- Tiefgreifende Kenntnisse von System-Architektur und –Design im Embedded-Umfeld
- Sehr gute Kenntnisse in den gängigen Tools zur Beschreibung von Architekturen (UML-basiert) sowie in objektorientierter Softwareentwicklung mit C++
- Erfahrung mit Echtzeitbetriebssystemen, Interprozesskommunikation, Multithreading, Speicherverwaltung, Systemsicherheit und Konfigurationsmanagement
- Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
- Gute kommunikative Fähigkeiten sowie abstraktes Denkvermögen
- Freude an selbständiger Arbeitsweise sowie Arbeiten im Team

Please mention AES00931 when applying for this position.


Hardware Project Leader Car Audio (m/f)

Posted On: 2016-12-5
Location: Garching b. München, Bavaria, Germany

Tasks/Responsibilities:

- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
- Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
- Ensure resource availability and allocation
- Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
- Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
- Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
- Report and escalate to management as needed
- Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks
- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


Required Skills:

- University degree in Engineering (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or appropriate
- Minimum of 3-5 years experience in project management of hardware development projects
- Ability to manage teams at multi locations and multi countries
- Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management and hardware integration
- Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in hardware development processes including fulfilling Automotive Functional Safety (ISO 26262) and Automotive SPICE requirements
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in German and English
- Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Please mention AES00932 when applying for this position.


Coordinator (f/m) Dealership Marketing and Car Audio

Posted On: 2016-12-5
Location: Garching b. München, Bavaria, Germany

Your Tasks:

- Achieve goals for overall and OEM specific increases in take rates (with associated increases in revenue and gross profit).
- Development, implementation, adaption and execution of Dealer Marketing & Sales concepts.
- Track effectiveness of Harman Marketing & Sales activities and leverage data to drive development of future programs.
- Maintain existing customer relationship & increase customer satisfaction.
- Develop and provide “a comprehensive toolbox” for global Dealer Marketing, Sales & Training to ensure independent implementation and execution in different regions by Regional Sales & Marketing teams (all OEMs, all car audio brands globally).
- Maintain direct contact to relevant stake holders in Dealer Development and Option Management departments of Automotive partners /OEMs to:
- generate and gather information about their strategies
- built-up close relationship to ensure sustainable integration of Harman in dealers’ show rooms @ PoS
- ensure, that “the right tools” are developed to address customer needs, demonstrate thought leadership
- Comparison and evaluation of agency services and suppliers in terms of service quality and financial aspects. Develop briefing for Dealer Marketing & Sales concepts.
- Management, controlling and steering of agencies and suppliers for realizing
- Marketing & Sales activities.
- Evaluate Marketing & Sales concepts in cooperation with Regional Sales & Marketing Teams. Work closely together with Global Marketing Managers to share market and customer feedback.
- Promote and demonstrate the Harman brands and products on dealer trainings and events.
- Build up and maintain good relationships with various internal stakeholders, customers and supplier networks to ensure agreed service levels.


Your profile:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing, or comparable qualification
- Requires prior experience in a professional office environment, proven verbal and written communications, and strong collaboration skills
- Experience in Marketing/Sales or Product Management is a plus
- Background in Automotive a/o car audio business is a plus
- Fluent in German and English
- Positive attitude & open mind set, reliability & diligence
- High customer orientation
- High identification with projects
- Ability to adhere to prescribed budget
- Ability to work independently
- Accountability, planning and organizing
- Ability to develop
- Collaborates easily with others
- Analytical skills, structured, coping with high workload

Please mention AES00933 when applying for this position.


Hardware Project Leader Audio (m/f)

Posted On: 2016-12-5
Location: Garching b. München, Bavaria, Germany

Responsibilities:

- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
- Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
- Ensure resource availability and allocation
- Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progres
- Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
- Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
- Report and escalate to management as needed
- Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks
- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


Qualifications:

- University degree in Engineering (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or appropriate graduation)
- Minimum of 3-5 years experience in project management of hardware development projects
- Ability to manage teams at multi locations and multi countries
- Fundamental knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management and hardware integration
- Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in hardware development processes including fulfilling Automotive Functional Safety (ISO 26262) and Automotive SPICE requirements
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in German and English
- Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Please mention AES00934 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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