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Additional Location:
Koto-ku, Japan | Nagoya, Japan
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

We are looking for a Hardware Engineering Project Lead within the Connectivity team. Telematics products exposes the internal car ecosystem to the Internet: the car becomes an element of the Internet of Things (IoT), offering a new level of access to car’s functionalities and a platform to build additional features in areas such as safety, security, comfort. You will work with concepts like Telematics, 5G and V2X (vehicle-to-everything).

You will be a window person to JOEMs and representing HW domain team for successful program execution.

What You Will Do

  • Be a window person to customers and lead hardware development and integration on assigned new product development projects, through the global design team.
  • This position is the primary technical face of Harman for telematics products to J-OEM.
  • Work closely with other global team members, includes PM, System engineers, mechanical engineers, manufacturing, suppliers, and quality assurance departments to drive successful project award/delivery to meet timing, cost and quality.
  • Work closely with customer and provide technical support in a timely manner.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations.
  • Customer issue resolution
  • Participate in system bench testing at customer’s site or other third-party system component supplier, representing from a hardware perspective.
  • Coordination of multiple Harman departments in assembling and gaining buy-in for responses to customer questions
  • Understand customer and internal requirements and specifications for assigned projects.
  • Chair and/or attend customer meetings as HARMAN’s engineering representative. Provide immediate feedback to the appropriate personnel. 
  • Pilot reviews and launch-readiness meeting

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hardware (and/or High Frequency Radio Communication) Engineering or related field and 5+ years of relevant work experience in global teams
  • Exceptional reputation as an innovator based on having created forward looking research, projects, and award-winning publications
  • Experience working in the technology industry or automotive industry
  • Experience in design and test for high frequency radio communication
  • Ability to communicate advanced and complex concepts and ideas persuasively and concisely to all levels of the business
  • Ability to manage technical projects and cross-functional teams
  • Fluent Japanese / Business English

What is Nice to Have

  • Ideal candidate has experience working at or with J-OEM
  • Hands-on electronics system debug experience required
  • Automotive V2X/TCU, AUTOSAR experience preferred
  • DRBFM experience preferred
  • Ability to use common electronic trouble-shooting tools such as oscilloscopes, CAN log trace tools, DMMs, current clamps, spectrum analyzers, soldering iron, etc. preferred
  • Embedded hardware design experience or familiarity preferred
  • Schematic Capture and PCB layout CAD familiarity desired
  • TS16949 and other quality tools (PPAP, APQP, MSA, SPC, DFMEA) familiarity desired

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 30%, domestic only OR domestic and international travel

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.