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

About the Role

The Telematics Solution position will report into the HARMAN Engineering organization and will be responsible for researching and the delivering softwares, POCs for automotive embedded devices, which are both consumer and automotive grade products.

Telematics is the key foundational technology for the connected car and autonomous driving.  It includes technology like LTE modems and network access devices (NADs) as well as wireless standards e.g. BT/WiFi, GNSS, NFC etc. are one of the fastest growing areas. HARMAN works with leading suppliers to design telematics solutions to ensure every in-car experience is entertaining, productive, safe, and secure.

As part of an agile team, you will research and build the software on telematics devices with state-of-the-art technologies and features like  communication, networking, and positioning .  You will be on a path finding mission to enable and create new business in the Telematics domain. Will be part of highly visible demos; and lead effort to bring the product and solutions to market. Your responsibilities include design, development/coding, build, debug, and modify software enhancements and new products development.

What You Will Do

  • Function as single point of contact for delivery of V2X projects executed out of Bucharest
  • Manage bottom line delivery responsibility for both delivery and technical management of activities.
  • Technically drive the complete development of V2X project, guide and track overall team activities for multiple features
  • Good mix of technical and project management skills for Technical Manager role
  • Develop scalable, maintainable, well mannered (CPU, memory, disk, power, network) automotive grade Linux applications with C, C++ for embedded platforms
  • Understand business requirements, associate them with agile entities (stories/tasks) for planning and execution.
  • Build and grow technical expertise across Telematics/V2X domains

What You Need

  • Masters/Bachelors degree in electrical, communications, computer engineering or a similar discipline
  • Should have 12 - 15 years of overall experience in Automotiave/Datacom/Telecom.
  • Strong C++ programming with 5+ years of experience and good understanding of design patterns
  • Apt at developing reusable and scalable C, C++ code.
  • Proficient understanding of STL (Standard Template Library): containers and algorithms.
  • Hands on working experience with Linux on an embedded platform
  • Experience with Network and System Programming on Embedded devices
  • Proven project management experience
  • Previous experience with people management and should be able to manage a team of 6 members.
  • Previous experience in Requirement analysis
  • Experience in dealing with customers, negotiating requirements, timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and drive a team for complete project.
  • Design features and components using OOP concepts using tools like Enterprise Architect
  • Preferred experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment using standard tools such as Gdb, Valgrind, wireshark etc
  • Good understanding of  
    • Linux Inter Process Communication mechanisms (sockets, message queues, shared memory)
    • Concepts and techniques for Multithreaded applications
    • State Machine Implementation
  • Working experience with
    • Industry standard version control systems like GIT, Gerrit, Perforce
    • Gtest based C++ unit test framework.
    • Open Embedded, bitbake package management
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills to collaborate with teams across geographies

What Makes You Eligible

  • Prior hands-on experience with embedded software development for Automotive Products is a strong plus
  • Experience in V2X Technologies / Vehicle Security / Telematics / Data Communication

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.