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RO_Bucharest_5-7 Dimitrie Pompei blvd
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Bucharest, Romania
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

At HARMAN, we recognize that effective collaboration and adaptability are critical elements in delivering value to our customers.

As a Project Leader specializing in Software Integration, you will be responsible for overseeing the seamless integration of software components within our SBU Connectivity projects, with a particular focus on Automotive SPICE SWE.5 standards. This role requires close collaboration with our Software Integration, our DevOps engineers, and the Software Project Leaders to ensure successful integration of software modules and alignment with project goals.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to lead critical software integration efforts within the Build and Integration domain, contributing to the development of innovative and high-quality solutions that meet industry standards and customer expectations.

Your enthusiasm for working in an international team is evident and reflects our shared vision of making HARMAN a leading software company. Your dedication to refining our software integration processes, with a focus on improving efficiency and maintaining exceptional quality, aligns perfectly with our organizational goals.

Your Team

This position reports to the Director, Build and Integration. As an integral member of our experienced development team, you will work closely with software engineers, test engineers, and of course your software integration colleagues (onsite and remote).

What You Will Do

  • Ensure best-in-class CI/CD with automated L1/L2 testing is implemented and executed.
  • Develop software integration plans that outline the process, milestones, and resources required for successful software integration.
  • Work closely with our Software integration/DevOps engineers and software project leads to ensure alignment of integration efforts with project timelines and goals.
  • Implement quality assurance measures to ensure that integrated software components meet established standards and requirements, including Automotive SPICE SWE.5 compliance.
  • Promptly identify and address integration issues, working closely with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve technical challenges.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of integration processes, configurations, and results to facilitate knowledge transfer and future reference.
  • Proactively identify integration risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions to project timelines and deliverables.
  • Provide regular integration progress updates to stakeholders, including project leads, developers, and management, to ensure transparency and alignment with project goals.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance integration processes, tools, and methodologies to promote efficiency and effectiveness within the software development lifecycle.

What You Need

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in leading software development or working in software integration.
  • Proven experience of working with CI pipelines.
  • Experience of working with Linux operating systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to effectively coordinate cross-functional teams and drive project success.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail, with a commitment to delivering high-quality results within project constraints.
  • Experience of planning and tracking within frameworks such as Scrum or Kanban.

What is Nice to Have

  • Fluent English skills and exceptional communication skills.
  • Understanding of UML and/or SW architecture concepts.
  • Understanding of embedded systems.
  • Technical understanding and familiarity with continuous build and version control systems.
  • Experience in the automotive industry or Automotive SPICE.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2 or related certification is a plus.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Intrinsically motivated, achievement-oriented, and deeply passionate about technology.
  • Quick to grasp concepts and adept at structured thinking.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Fast learner with the ability to accurately synthesize large amounts of information.
  • Demonstrate robust critical thinking and adept problem-solving skills.

What We Offer


  • Work in international teams with the world’s largest automotive manufacturers
  • Use HARMAN Flex – chose the right working model fitting their job (WfH, Hybrid or Office)
  • Access career development opportunities and get both on the job training on high-end automotive projects, as well as extensive technical trainings
  • Access HARMAN Webshop with large employee discounts for audio products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG)
  • Are encouraged to a healthy work/life balance with a progressive holiday plan based on total work experience, 2 sick days, 3 days off compensation for weekend legal holidays and flextime
  • And of course, enjoy meal tickets, a premium medical subscription, fitness discounts and other corporate perks



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.