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Principal Engineer,SW - Instrument Cluster Product Development lead - Digital Cockpit

Date: Feb 22, 2019

Location: Bangalore, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International

Job Description

Role: Cluster Product Development lead

Department:          Digital Cockpit

Reports To:           Debashis Mukherjee



Provide Cluster related domain consultancy and solutions for Digital / Hybrid Cluster Platforms and customer RFI / RFQ response.   



  • Provide expert input for Product Development team in defining requirements and architecture of Cluster Platform keeping in mind domain specific requirements - in terms of strict timing related KPIs, Functional Safety compliance, AUTOSAR related technologies, HMI Technologies, Graphics, system boot time, etc
  • Provide expert input for Cluster tooling and Testing strategy and guide / mentor Test Automation team
  • Plan Cluster architecture and feature roadmap based on state of the art technologies in this domain and trends in the ecosystem
  • Be the SPOC within the organization for all OEM related RFI/RFQs on Digital / Hybrid Cluster related opportunities.



  • Internal communications to train associates / build awareness in Cluster domain
  • External communications in terms of leading Technical Q&A and Requirement Analysis for customers & technical evaluation of partners / vendors

Market Technology trend Analysis:

  • Aware of Market Technology trends related to: chipset, feature set, performance, customer base, etc



Basic Qualifications:

  1. BE / B-Tech / M. Tech in CS, IT, EE, EC
  2. More than 15 yrs of experience in Automotive Electronics out of which at least 10 yrs. in Electro Mechanical / Hybrid / Digital Cluster domain.   
  3. Deep experience in Cluster algorithms and vehicle specific variations – related to Fuel Gauge Management, Speed and RPM Gauge Management, Coolant gauge management, etc. including corresponding signal / data processing.
  4. Experienced in complete architecting, designing and development of Cluster systems including related quality and reliability processes related to ASIL compliance, FMEA, etc
  5. Deep experience in CAN, AUTOSAR, Visualization / HMI Tools used in Digital Cluster domain. Knowledge of CAN FD, Adaptive AUTOSAR would be added advantage
  6. Expert in Embedded Systems & RTOS


Desired Characteristics:

  1. Should be a self motivated, result oriented technical leader with an Innovative mind set
  2. Have excellent problem solving ability
  3. Should be able to work under aggressive time frames
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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