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Harman International - Acoustic Systems Engineer (m/f)

Posted On: 2015-6-5
Location: Cologne, Germany


• Design and Development of automotive sound systems
and architectures
• Carrying out tuning of automotive audio systems
• Analysing transducer and amplifier packaging for optimal performance of sound systems
• Acting as technical customer Interface to our European automotive customers
• Working with the Customer, Transducer Engineering, Amplifier Engineering, Advanced Engineering, Simulation and Modeling, Manufacturing, Sales, Supplier Quality and Mechanical Engineering departments ensuring cross-functional, cost effective and high quality audio systems meeting all customer expectations
• Active participation in the RFI/RFQ phase with concept development of system designs and architectures 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 feasibility studies
• Creation of design specifications and technical reports as required
• Ensure on time completion of all Development related deliverables meeting timing and budget requirements
• Support departmental initiatives and activities as directed by the departments supervisor

Required Skills:

• University degree in Electrical or Acoustical Engineering or equivalent appropriate graduation
• Minimum 5 years experience in automotive audio system design
• Thorough knowledge of acoustical principles gained from both a good academic foundation and via practical application and experience
• Knowledge of state of the art audio system measurement and simulation methods and systems
• Self motivated, passionate about audio and high sense of responsibility
• Excellent command of the German and English language


Please mention AES00763 when applying for this position.

About Harman International

400 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT 06901

Phone: +1 203 328 3500

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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