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JP_Tokyo_3-5-7_ Ariake_Koto-ku
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Koto-ku, Japan
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

  • Conduct system level software testing for globally developed amplifier products.
  • It will also help drive strategic direction for global system testing strategy and specific development project test strategy.
  • Work closely with Program Management and Engineering to ensure proper test coverage in the most efficient manner possible.

What You Will Do

  • Leads the local System Test Validation Team
  • Assigns daily tasks, sets goals, evaluates performance of the local team.
  • Assess equipment status, budgets and procures appropriate equipment necessary for SW validation.
  • Conducts system level software validation for projects or teams on audio electronics.
  • Interfaces with Program Management, Engineering Sales and customers to develop and execute system level software testing for amplifiers.
  • Support global testing initiatives.
  • Builds and maintains amplifier systems bench for system testing purposes.
  • Support other regional test groups when required.
  • Develops test strategies and plans in accordance with business and product requirements.
  • Initiates and fosters team wide activities in learning and adopting new and relevant state of the art technologies for automotive infotainment, consumer electronics, embedded systems, software testing, and test tools.
  • Applies specifications, user guides, use cases, comparable products, and previous known bugs to create and maintain test plans, test designs, and test cases.
  • Creates automated test scripts by using specific scripting languages.
  • Performs manual and automated software testing.
  • Perform endurance-based testing or life testing to verify functionality over long periods of time or ignition cycles.
  • Identifies software issues and transfers problem issues into the issue tracking system with supporting log files and data.
  • Records, processes, and analyzes data with PC based tools and test instrumentation.
  • Documents testing and creates test reports.
  • Follows internal process or/and A.SPICE guidelines for creating and maintaining test documentation.
  • Coordinates with different departments domestically and internationally. Participates in requirements reviews, design reviews, and other activities in the framework of an Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Participates in internal and customer test drives. Provides technical support for the resolution of various customer and interdepartmental issues on an as needed basis.
  • Performs setup of modules/wiring and maintains test benches and test vehicles appropriately.
  • Demonstrates and maintains a safe driving record. Maintains and operates any vehicles within the group according to company vehicle policy.
  • Weekend work may be required from time to time to ensure program commitments are met.

What You Need

  • 7-10 years in a product engineering or test engineering role in an embedded environment, preferably in automotive infotainment or consumer electronics.
  • 5-7 years for creating test plans and test cases.
  • 5-7 years for creating test scripts used in automated testing frameworks.
  • 2-4 years of experience engineering leadership/management
  • Demonstrated experience functioning in a highly collaborative, demanding, and fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of functional and non-functional software testing, the software test life cycle, and various test design methodologies (function, performance, stress, load, risk-based, scenario, etc.,).
  • Vehicle networking experience (A2B,CAN, MOST)..
  • Software testing training (I or JSTQB, etc.,).
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing software bugs.
  • Dedicated performer with the ability to advocate appropriately for product quality.
  • Relentless learner with a dedication to learn new technologies and test methods.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.
  • Bug tracking tools (JIRA, etc.,).
  • Configuration Management tools (Perforce, GIT, etc.,).
  • Office productivity software.

What is Nice to Have

  • Ideal candidate has experience working as Car Audio or other automotive module engineer with HONDA or other Japanese automotive OEM customers.
  • Experience in working with global teams with all levels of a matrixed organization.
  • Embedded system design experience or familiarity preferred.
  • Embedded system and software development and model-based familiarity desired
  • Experience working at or with HONDA or other Japanese automotive OEM customers in an embedded system test desired.
  • Knowledge of FROP tool infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of process models (e.g., Automotive SPICE)

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 25%, domestic and international travel.
  • Be willing to work in an office, client-site, home office.
  • Able to work late evening and early morning as necessary especially when work with global teams.

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‚Äôs 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.