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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive
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Novi, United States of America
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

As a Principal System Engineer, you'll be responsible for hardware and software bring-up,  feature enablement, and software configurations of the Digital Cockpit system/high-performance compute node. You'll be responsible for developing reusable, modular software packages for the platform and migrating packages to the new BSP and Android pastries.

This opportunity requires a strong technical individual contributor with experience developing core system-level software for embedded products.

What You Will Do

  • Digital cockpit hardware, software bring-up, and feature enablement for intelligent cockpit platform products.

  • SoC(EA9/EA8/EA7,  QC6/QC8..etc) and peripheral bring up activities

  • Core BSP software development and debugging.

  • System software configuration to support multiple HW and peripheral variants.

  • System boot and runtime performance optimization.

  • Android framework extensions to support automotive feature development.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including software and hardware engineers, to integrate features and customization into the Cockpit system.

  • Help drive issue triage and participate in live debugging.

What You Need

  • 10+ years of experience in embedded systems, focusing on Android, Linux, and QNX.

  • Experience in kernel, device driver, and device tree development

  • Experience in system schematic reading and pin mux configurations

  • Experience in Android system and framework development and debugging

  • Experience in system performance measurement and optimization

  • Domain expertise in one or more areas of display, camera, USB, and ethernet is preferred.

  • Knowledge of system-level debugging using various tools like Trace32, protocol analyzer

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electronics, Electrical Engineering

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience working with AUTOSAR.

  • Experience in automotive functional safety.

  • Experience with program management tools like IBM ALM, Jira, Confluence, Sharepoint, etc.

  • Agile experience

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestic and international travel

  • Be willing to work in the Novi office. This role is eligible for a hybrid working model.

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)

  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University

  • Competitive wellness benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development


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.