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DE_Garching_Parkring 1-5
Additional Location:
Garching, Germany
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Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the role:

You will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop the future HARMAN automotive products and provide technical guidance to the global functional safety team. You bring in your passion and experience to meet the challenging aspects for robustness and functional safety properties to HARMAN domain controller, display and connectivity solutions.

What You Will Do

  • Elicit, document and review for functional safety requirements (ASIL) with customer and other engineering disciplines in line with architectural definition
  • Determine the safety performance and execute safety analyses according target architecture
  • Consider machine learning aspects for Functional Safety requirements and methods
  • Consider and align Functional Safety needs with Cyber-Security solutions
  • Derive and align the necessary verification and validation activities with internal and external partners
  • Conduct Safety Management for platform and customer application projects, prepare and report continuously the functional safety status
  • Define and coordinate measures to ensure the needed safety properties according to product targets
  • Take drive and leadership to continuously improve engineering workflows based on state-of-the-art tools for Safety & Cyber-Security in relation to the framework including a scalable Safety mechanism portfolio
  • Develop Safety concept strategies for future products starting from the definition of system safety needs of a vehicle manufacturer
  • Drive and lead Safety integration concepts with development partners from Harman and evaluate safety capabilities of complex supply parts based on “Assumption of Use”

What You Need

  • Master or bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • Mature experience in building and maintaining customer, supplier relationships
  • Strong technical leadership capabilities
  • Proven team player to effectively work in a global environment with all levels of a global matrixed organization
  • Profound on safety critical systems and related standards (SOTIF & ISO26262)
  • Profound knowledge in Systems-Theoretic-Process-Analysis, Safety Analysis, Functional Safety analysis FTA, FMEDA, FMEA and Hazard and Risk Analysis etc., Safety for Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Experience and profound knowledge of multimodal sensor data handling for perception and fusion principles
  • Profound understanding of model-based development and state-of-the-art tools for Safety & Cyber-Security as well as understanding of Cyber Security needs
  • Methodical, structured work style and experienced in translating strategies into actionable plans
  • Capability of simultaneous handling of multiple projects and initiatives and executing to completion
  • Excellent communication, presentation & interpersonal skills

What We Offer

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation
  • You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance
  • Attractive salary package based on the Metall & Elektro Tarif Baden Wurttemberg and an Employer contribution towards a company pension plan
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “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.