AES Job Board: Harman International - Multiple Job Listings

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.


Senior Manager, Engineering, Acoustics

Posted On: 2014-9-24
Location: Northridge, CA, USA

Position Summary:

HARMAN’s Lifestyle Division is the world leader in hi-fidelity audio and entertainment solutions. Supporting our world class brand portfolio (JBL, Harman/Kardon, Infinity, AKG, Mark Levinson, Revel, Lexicon, & JBL Synthesis), the Northridge Acoustics Engineering group designs and develops acoustic devices, systems, and sub-assemblies in support of many of our Lifestyle business units. From the flagship JBL Everest loudspeakers to our award winning Revel loudspeakers to our state-of-the-art JBL Synthesis home theatre systems, the Northridge acoustics engineering team provides the technical firepower behind some of the best acoustic products and innovations in the industry. Additionally, the team supports our world leading Embedded Audio group with acoustic sub-assemblies optimized for specific audio and voice solutions for the mobile, computing, automotive, and telephony markets. Core competencies include transducer design, systems engineering, optimization & simulation, MEMS, acoustical system testing and validation, production audio testing, applications engineering, mechanical and audio system design, rapid prototyping and smart signal processing.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct Supervision of 15-25 staff including transducer engineering, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, DSP, system engineers, program managers, and technicians.


Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will ultimately be responsible to design, develop, and deliver acoustic products and systems on-time, on-quality, and on-budget across a range of product categories (Luxury Audio, Embedded Audio, and Connected Home) within the Lifestyle Division.
• Design, develop, and deliver NPI (New Product Introduction) on-time, on-budget, and on-quality.
• Collaborate with category management across Lifestyle Division to define and execute product roadmaps.
• Execute internal design, development, and manufacturing products, as well as, OEM/ODM relationships with supply chain partners across the globe.
• Develop and execute an innovation plan to drive first-to-market products and technologies in all product lines. Encourage innovation within the development team. Drive novel designs and patent applications.
• Create platform and architecture strategies that encourage re-use, reduce cost, improve quality, and drive speed to market.
• Manage technical staff capacity across multiple projects while coaching, developing, and building organizational capability to ensure long-term success.
• Manage the extensive suite of HARMAN engineering facilities in Northridge including the engineering labs, anechoic chambers, and prototype shop.
• Manage the lifecycle of the product including the continuation engineering (quality/warranty) and EOL.
• Build relationships with peer engineering leaders across HARMAN’s organization (Professional, Infotainment, Car Audio, Headphones, Research, etc) and foster collaboration, innovation, and platform sharing.


Basic Qualifications:

• BS Engineering or Technical field required. MS preferred.
• 10+ years experience, preferably in the Audio industry or a Consumer Electronics business.
• Strong product development skills, including managing OEM/ODM development programs, engineering capacity management, and driving innovation.
• Passion for music and audio.
• Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment


Eligibility Requirements:

• Willingness to travel 25% of the time
• Willingness to work in an office in Northridge, 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.


Apply: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=36062&company=harman&username=...

Please mention AES00696 when applying for this position.


Program Manager (m/f) Car Audio Systems

Posted On: 2014-9-26
Location: Karlsbad (Stuttgart Area), Germany

Your Responsibilities:

• Overall program responsibility for realization of Branded Car Audio Programs (e.g. harman/kardon, JBL) for Daimler
• 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 the Change Request Management process
• Technical interface towards the 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 BOK)


Your Skills & Requirements:

• University degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering), information technology or other appropriate graduation
• Knowledge about premium automotive audio systems
• Several 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
• Comprehensive presentation skills


Our Offer

Continue your career at Harman, one of the worldwide leaders in infotainment and car audio. We have been successfully doing business for decades and are proud to have all premium car manufacturers as clients. As a Harman employee, you will have the opportunity to actively shape the future and be an important part of Harman’s success story. Our dynamic and international business offers you numerous opportunities to further develop and make an impact. Your knowledge and commitment will be rewarded with an attractive compensation package. HARMAN is an employer who values equal employment opportunities for both, women and men. Applications from qualified women are particularly welcome.


We are looking forward to your application! Please go to jobs.harman.com/job/Ittersbach-Program-Manager-Car-Audio-Systems-%28mf%29-Job/218048600/...

Please mention AES00698 when applying for this position.


Hardware Engineer Audio Engineering Automotive (m/f)

Posted On: 2014-11-20
Location: Straubing, Regensburg area, Germany

Role Description

Proof and manage external/internal requirements on HW systems
Work-out technical risk analysis and feasibility studies
Estimate engineering efforts for complex HW-systems
Project responsibility in the role as a HW-project leader
Synchronization with Project leaders in China Core-Development-Center
Concept analysis and development of automotive audio amplifier and DC/DC power-supplies
Project management regarding costs, manufacturing, timing and coordination with the customers
Customer interface between engineering in China and carmakers in Europe
Verify project requirements and defining engineering specifications
Consider customer standards and specifications to aim for the best cost/performance solution on the market
Key Contact for RFIs and RFOs on new amplifier projects
Leading the project coordination to setup new RFIs and RFQ across departments
Organizing the requirements process and aligning all related project members
Coordinating Innovation development with the Advanced Technology Group (ATG)
Participating in Global Amplifier Platform approaches with Chinese and NA colleagues


Our Requirements

Degree in Engineering, preferably with majors in electronic, engineering, automotive or similar
Passion for new technologies, circuit design, power applications, audio and acoustics
Experience in EMC Design of electronics and mechanics
Several years‘ experience of design-in of audio signal processors, microcontroller and switch mode power supplies
Experience in circuit design simulation with PSpice optional experience in thermo simulation and VHDL programming
Experience with CAN and MOST bus systems
Fluent in English
Highly motivated
Self dependent work behavior, flexibility and the ability for continuous learning


We are looking forward to your application! Please apply on our job site: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=16981&company=harman&username=...

Please mention AES00707 when applying for this position.


Electrical Engineer Automotive (m/f)

Posted On: 2014-11-20
Location: Straubing, Regensburg area, Germany

Responsibilities

Designing and developing automotive audio amplifiers starting with standard 2 channel concepts up to high end 24 channel solutions.
Cooperation in new technologies for future infotainment systems in vehicles
Dimensioning of DC-DC converter in a power range of 100W – 1000W
Customer-interface between our engineering in China and the OEM in Europe
Verifying the specifications and creating the technical regulations
Prepare test reports and project specific documentation
Design industrialized control units together with our mechanical engineers
Implement the specifications, standards and customer regulations


Skills & Requirements:

Engineering education, technical study or similar education
Established experience and interest in audio and amplifier design and automotive control unit design.
Basic knowledge in EMC ideally in the Automotive sector
Knowledge in EMC conform electronic design
Knowledge about application of digital signal processors, microcontroller and switch mode power supplies
Experience in schematic simulation with PSpice ideally knowledge in thermo simulations and VHDL programming
Knowledge in bus systems CAN and MOST
PC-knowledge (Microsoft Office)
English (business experienced), German (at least basically), Chinese (preferred)


We are looking forward to your application on our job site: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=19501&company=harman&username=...

Please mention AES00708 when applying for this position.


Hardware Developer Audio Electronics BMW m/f

Posted On: 2014-11-20
Location: Garching, Munich area, Germany

At the location Munich/Germany and Straubing/Germany 20 engineers are developing DSP-Audio amplifiers for the European carmakers. We want you to shape with us these interesting and versatile activities.


We offer:

Outstanding infrastructure at a progressive workplace
Teamwork in international teams (USA, China)
Extensive and wide-ranging training program
Attractive salary


Responsibilities:

Designing and developing automotive audio amplifiers for our local customer BMW
Cooperation in new technologies for future infotainment systems in vehicles
Customer-interface between our engineering departments in China, Straubing/Germany and BMW/Munich
Verifying the specifications and creating the technical regulations
Prepare test reports and project specific documentation
Support Demo vehicles from HW perspective
Design industrialized control units together with our mechanic engineers
Implement the specifications, standards and customer regulations


Skills & Requirements:

Engineering education, technical study or similar education
Basic knowledge in EMC ideally in the automotive sector
Interest in Audio
Knowledge in EMC conform electronic design
Knowledge about application of digital signal processors, microcontroller, and switch mode power supplies
Experience in schematic simulation with PSpice ideally knowledge in thermo simulations and VHDL programming
Knowledge in bus systems CAN and MOST
PC-knowledge (Microsoft Office)
Languages: German (comparable to native speaker), English (business experienced)
Excellent negotiation and communication skills
Experience in client management


We are looking forward to your application at our job site: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=28962&company=harman&username=...

Please mention AES00709 when applying for this position.


RNC Systems Engineer - Technology Development m/f

Posted On: 2014-11-20
Location: Straubing, Regensburg area, Germany

We are Hiring! If you are passionate about audio technologies & cars & want to be part of a dynamic international team of best-in-class professionals, welcome to HALOsonic @ Harman. Looking for experienced noise cancellation/sound generation system engineers, DSP programmers, program managers, business development professionals in EU/USA/Japan. Send me a note wherever you are in EU/USA/Japan & I shall touch base….
about HALOsonic: http://dev.text100.com/harman-presskit/rnc/

Design and tune noise management systems for the automotive environment.
Investigate new audio and NVH related technologies and best practices.
Research and create novel solutions to issues in acoustic systems for the automotive environment.
Develop and document worldwide acoustic systems tools and best practices with a focus on Noise solutions
Develop and grow data base of knowledge for all Harman Noise solutions (RNC; EOC; iESS, eESS)
Noise solutions experts for all European OEM customers.


Job Responsibilities:

Design and tune noise management systems for the automotive environment.
Investigate new audio and NVH related technologies and best practices.
Research and create novel solutions to issues in acoustic systems for the automotive environment.
Develop and document worldwide acoustic systems tools and best practices with a focus on Noise solutions
Develop and grow data base of knowledge for all Harman Noise solutions (RNC; EOC; iESS, eESS)
Noise solutions experts for all European OEM customers.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Acoustics and/or Master’s Degree in Engineering
Several years of experience in an NVH related field
Specific experience in the following fields: NVH, acoustical engineering, transducer engineering, digital signal processing, amplifier engineering, psycho-acoustics
Knowledge of Matlab is strongly preferred; C, C++, algorithm development and programming is preferred.
Detailed knowledge of acoustic theory, sound reproduction and NVH system tuning
Very good hearing capability
Driving license
Passion for cars
Flexible in a challenging work environment
Strong problem solving skills
Understanding of recording arts
Very good presentation skills


We are looking forward to your application on our job site: career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=34342&company=harman&username=...

Please mention AES00710 when applying for this position.


Mechanical Design Engineer m/f

Posted On: 2014-11-20
Location: Straubing, Regensburg area, Germany

Ihre Aufgaben:

Konstruktion von Komponenten und Modulen für Audiosysteme im Automotive-Bereich mit unterschiedlichen Funktionalitäten und komplexen Mechaniksystemen
Konzepterarbeitung hierzu mit Prüfung und Umsetzung externer und interner Anforderungen unter Beachtung von Qualität, Kosteneffizienz und Fertigbarkeit, sowie der Einhaltung gesetzlicher Vorgaben
Erstellen von entsprechenden 3D CAD Modellen und technischen Zeichnungen mit Hilfe von CAD-Systemen (CATIA, NX)
Mitwirken bei der fertigungsgerechten und kostenorientierten Neu-entwicklung und Redesign von derartigen Audiosystemkomponenten
Projektbezogene internationale Zusammenarbeit mit den Entwicklungsteams in allen Harman Entwicklungszentren
Mitwirken bei Design Reviews, selbststaendiges Durchfuehren von Peer to Peer Design Reviews
Durchführen von technischen Risikoanalysen (DFMEA, DRBFM) und Machbarkeitsstudien
Mitwirken beim Erstellen von technischen Präsentationen für Kunden im Automobilbereich
Kunden- und Zuliefererbesuche
Entwicklung von Validierungsplänen zur Überprüfung der Robustheit der zu entwickelnden Produkte
Definieren von Prüfspezifikationen
Durchführung von Zusammenbau- und Toleranzanalysen an Modulen und Bauteilen, sowie Durchführung der Integration in die Fahrzeuge
Berechnungen zu Festigkeit, Lebensdauer, Verschleiss, Dimensionierung und Gewicht der zu konstruierenden Bauteile, Schwachstellenanalyse und Wärmesimulationen


Anforderungen:

abgeschlossenes 4-jähriges einschlägiges Regelstudium und darauf bezogene fachspezifische Zusatzqualifikation
Gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
Teamfähigkeit


Dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre Online-Bewerbung unter http://jobs.harman.com mit der Kennziffer 34682

Please mention AES00712 when applying for this position.


Senior Acoustic Research Engineer

Posted On: 2014-12-12
Location: Northridge, CA, USA

Essential Responsibilities:

Work as a member of a team of acoustic/psychoacoustic researchers for key R&D projects associated with improving the performance of headphones, loudspeakers and their interaction with consumer, professional and automotive listening spaces.
•Collaborate with researchers and engineers in Harman Lifestyle to develop better design and test methodologies and tools for home and car audio system design.
•Collaborate with researchers and engineers in Harman Pro to develop better loudspeaker systems and methodologies for in-situ optimization of professional systems.
•Responsible for developing and collaborating with cross-HARMAN synergy in the areas of audio system design (including loudspeakers, amplifiers and DSP)
•Lead cross-HARMAN technology initiatives for new and novel loudspeaker characterization and car/room/venue tuning methodologies.
•Collaborate with Universities and outside organizations in the development of new loudspeaker technologies.

Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or Mechanical Engineering, Acoustics or similar).
•1-5 years experience in Loudspeaker and/or transducer Research and Development
•Advanced degree- MS, PhD- and Acoustics curriculum/research without industry experience will be considered
•In-depth understanding of loudspeaker and loudspeaker-room measurements and measurement methodologies and how they are psycho-acoustically relevant.
•Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
•Experience in the following technological areas:
Transducer development.
Loudspeaker Systems development.
Audio Systems development.
Room Acoustics.
Automotive audio system development
Distributed team product development.


Desired Characteristics:

•Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Acoustical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
•Excellent presentation skills.
•Excellent critical-listening skills.
•Experience in two or more of the following technological areas:
Materials Science.
Magnetics.
Digital Signal Processing
Software Engineering
FEMA analysis.
Loudspeaker/transducer measurement


Eligibility Requirements:

•Willingness to travel 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 HERE:
career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=37902&company=harman&username=...

Please mention AES00716 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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