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Harman International - 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.


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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