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JP_Nagoya_77, 1- Chome Takayashiro, JP_Ota_899-1 Uchigashima-cho
Additional Location:
Nagoya, Japan | Ota-shi, Japan
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Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

Acoustic Systems Engineer will design, develop and tune new audio systems into cars.  The role will leverage Harman's brand and technology leadership in order to create the best automotive audio systems in the world.

What You Will Do

  • Design and tune audio systems for the automotive environment.
  • Investigate new audio 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.

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Acoustics is required. Master’s Degree in Engineering preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in an audio related field is required; 3+ years of experience is strongly preferred.
  • Specific experience required in 3 or more of the following fields:  acoustical engineering, transducer engineering, digital signal processing, amplifier engineering, psycho-acoustics and recording arts.
  • Knowledge of Matlab, C, C++, algorithm development and programming is preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of acoustic theory, sound reproduction and sound system tuning is strongly preferred.
  • MS Office tool handing.

What is Nice to Have

  • Passion for acoustics and/or sound recording/reproduction
  • Musical background (performing, teaching, producing, hobby, enjoy concerts, etc)
  • Flexibility in a challenging and very rewarding work environment

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 50%, domestic and international travel
  • Be willing to work in an office in Nagoya or Ota or Tokyo, JP.
  • Successfully complete a background/Aptitude test investigation as a condition of employment.
  • This position requires the use of a use of a HARMAN or customer-owned vehicle.  As such, any offer of employment will be contingent upon having a clean driving record, which will be evaluated and determined in HARMAN’s sole discretion, no more than 4 active points for moving violations (issued by any motor vehicle agency), and no references to operating a vehicle under the influence of controlled substances within the last 10 years.

What We Offer

  • We offer an authentic diverse, equal, and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development in a truly global organization.
  • You will work on products and services that touch people’s lives and will change the industrial standards, being a part of the transformations in our industry.
  • Our work environments are fast paced, challenging, empowering, collaborative, flexible and exciting.
  • We offer our own HARMAN University with regular updates on the new technologies and trends by utilizing various sessions organized by Self Learning and Development Trainings to help grow and advance talent.
  • We offer competitive compensation/benefit programs and recognition programs.

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.