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Bangalore, India
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Job: 

You are a passionate Software Architecture professional, who is enthusiastic about automotive electronics and wants to define the future E/E Systems and in-cabin user experience. 

As Principal E/E Software Architect, you are an expert in the full vehicle E/E Software system, and you have a good high-level understanding of all domains. In our E/E Architecture Lab, you will drive the analysis of E/E Software architecture trends and technologies across global markets, key customers, and suppliers. With your peer software architects, you will design future vehicle E/E Software architecture and product concepts. For our SW architectures you will also cover the AD/ADAS domain in collaboration with our product lines and system integration teams on combining our automotive product portfolio into a seamless user experience deployed in the HARMAN AutoOne product engineering car fleet. 


  • Full vehicle E/E Software architecture SME analysing future Software architecture trends and developing technology roadmaps and product concepts  
  • Software architect for in-cabin experience domain 
  • Collaborate with product line SMEs, customers, and suppliers and analyse, identify, and establish industry benchmark E/E Software architecture design principles and best practices  
  • Develop innovative E/E – and AD/ADAS domain software architecture for the HARMAN Auto One reference car in close collaboration with the product line architects and the E/E Architecture Lab domain architects  
  • Support technology partner and M&A analysis 

Minimum Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or comparable experience
  • Strong background (8 years) in automotive software architecture and in
  • Core expertise in all E/E Software architecture domains and its cross interactions including vehicle-level system partitioning, vehicle function allocations and system integration
  • Technical leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire people 
  • Good understanding of Functional Safety (ISO26262) and Cybersecurity (ISO21434) 
  • Experience in UML and respective tooling
  • Experience in operating systems like Android, Linux, QNX, AUTOSAR etc. 
  • Understanding of Automotive service-oriented architectures (SoA) like SOME/IP, DDS etc.
  • Excellent understanding of AD/ADAS software stack and processing pipelines
  • Excellent understanding of AD/ADAS related sensors
  • Excellent understanding of standards – SOTIF, SAE J3016, NCAP, GSR
  • Experience developing ASIL safety concepts and decomposition

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience designing and architecting mixed-critical system
  • Experience in project execution, product innovation and good understanding of product management 
  • Automotive production software development experience and Strong programming skills in C/C++ 
  • Experience in Hands-on in vehicle-level System Integration 

What Makes You Eligible:

  • Willingness to travel up to 20%, domestic and international travel
  • Be willing to work in an office or home office in Bangalore

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.