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Hartford, United States of America
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

Join us as a Principal Software Engineer for Mobile and Desktop applications and become the linchpin of our development team, steering us toward greatness. Your role is not just about writing code – it's about leading the charge in critical architectural decisions that define the foundation of our projects. Unleash your creativity and technical prowess to build and uphold exceptional standards that become benchmarks in our industry. Embrace the challenge of creating cutting-edge technologies that position us as leaders and be instrumental in charting the course to a future defined by innovation and excellence.

Your Team

Dedicated to perfecting the Roon Remote and Roon Server products, the Roon team is on a mission to provide users with an unmatched, immersive music experience. By blending state-of-the-art technology, creative design, and user-friendly features, the team strives to enrich the lives of audiophiles and music lovers worldwide. Their commitment to fostering a collaborative and innovative culture ensures that each team member is equipped to contribute their expertise.

What You Will Do

  • Develop systems that manage audio software using .NET-based technologies across multiple platforms, including Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android.
    - These systems include User Interface engineering, Desktop / Mobile application development, Databases (programming), Networking, Graphics (real-time rendering or image processing), Audio (playback, management, processing), Software performance profiling, debugging, and optimization.
  • Guide the technical direction of the development team to ensure projects with varying levels of complexity are delivered on time and within scope.
  • Being a leader, mentor, and confidence driver for the team.
  • Collaborate on systems that manage audio content, music metadata, and audio streaming within local networks.
  • Effectively communicating with internal stakeholders.

What You Need

  • A passion for delivering top-notch audio experiences to users and an interest in the audio technology domain.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant software application development experience, demonstrating proficiency and depth in your skills.
  • Advanced software development experience using C# and C/C++.
  • Expertise in developing software across platforms, including but not limited to; Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android.
  • Proven experience in leading teams and projects, with a track record of effectively guiding and coordinating fellow developers.
  • Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal.

What is Nice to Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Experience in GPU programming, specifically real-time rendering and image processing.  
  • Virtual or Remote work in any US time zone.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 5%, domestically and internationally.  
  • Complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.

What We Offer

  • Competitive wellness benefits and 401K Retirement Savings plan.
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities.
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration and collaboration in a global environment.
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies and extensive course catalog.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, Harman/Kardon, etc.).
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.


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.