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DE_Karlsbad_Becker Göring Straße 16
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Karlsbad, Germany
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

The position is offered in the Intelligent Cockpit in Karlsbad (near Karlsruhe) to support the project development team for Automotive solutions. We develop future Infotainment-, navigation- & car computing systems that will be available in vehicles within the next few years.

The HW project lead (HW-PL) is a member of the global HW development team to realize automotive systems. He leads the HW development for dedicated OEM customer projects and coordinates all HW-related tasks, focused on German and European car makers. In addition, the HW-PL is the technical interface towards the OEM.

Your Team

Our team has a global footprint in Karlsbad (Germany), Novi Michigan (USA), Bucharest (Romania) and Shanghai (China) with the focus on project development and production readiness. We are delivering HW samples to customers but as well to software development, test and quality teams inside HARMAN as basis for their activities.

What You Will Do

  • Technical lead of the local HW project team, steering of the project team in remote locations (Bucharest, Shanghai) in close cooperation to the local project leader
  • Act as customer interface for Hardware
  • Perform the analysis and evaluation of customer requirements, special OEM specifications, setup BOM calculation & HW effort estimations
  • Support of RFIs/RFQs & prove of concepts (PoCs)
  • Realization of system designs, schematics and/or schematics integration of hardware applications and functional blocks / modules for In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems in the range of medium to high complexity under consideration of Harman guidelines during the complete development process
  • Global cooperation with other departments as Construction, Quality, Manufacturing and Software during the development process
  • Maintenance support
  • Setup, delegation, monitoring and tracking of work packages (design and verification) and performing design reviews for each development stage
  • Collect, analyze and prepare all relevant project data for the project status and report project status to management level
  • Perform/support technical measurements on customer site (EMC, Thermal, functional)
  • Execution of special projects/tasks on behalf of the disciplinary superior
  • Knowledge transfer to team mates and co-workers
  • HW internal alignments on adherence and improvements of methods and processes.
  • Evaluations of new tools

What You Need

  • At least a bachelor´s degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications or appropriate graduation)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the development of In-vehicle Infotainment systems or instrument clusters or other automotive ECUs of similar complexity
  • High knowledge of standards & requirements inside the automotive area, especially for EMC
  • Experience in technical lead of HW team
  • Experience ISO 26262 compliant hardware designs
  • Experience in requirements management
  • Structured, highly efficient and result-oriented working style
  • Aim for a high quality product
  • Good knowledge of ASPICE / HW SPICE
  • Good English language skills (spoken and written)

What is Nice to Have

  • Good knowledge of IBM ELM-, Siemens Teamcenter PLM-, and Mentor tools
  • Knowledge of Measuring Tools like Voltmeter, Oscilloscope and/or Logic-analyzer
  • Knowledge of Debuggers like “Lauterbach”

What Makes You Eligible

  • Basic knowledge of project and product management
  • Good communication skills and creativity
  • Good problem solving skills
  • High degree of independence as well as ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to create new solution patterns

What We Offer

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training, and competitive market base compensation.
  • You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products.
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance.
  • Attractive salary package based on the Metall- & Elektro-Tarif Baden Wuerttemberg and an Employer contribution towards a company pension plan
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings.
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.

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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.