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Project Manager, Software

Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: Bangalore, India, KA, IN

Company: HARMAN International


Essential Responsibilities:


 •   Ability to lead virtual teams in multiple time zones and countries (i.e. U.S., India, China, U.K., etc.).

•     Drive software teams to complete design and planning activities including UI/GUI definition working with Marketing, UX, Graphics teams, etc. as needed.

•     Drive Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Daily Scrums, and all other Agile rituals as required for the Agile software development teams assigned to relevant project.

•     Conduct regular team meetings, establishing action items and due dates for activities of all Project Team members.

•     Develop and maintain project timeline schedules using Microsoft Project.

•     Provide periodic project status and budget reporting to all management levels.

•     Team Leader and spokesperson (in conjunction with Management) as final arbitrator in Team decisions and         direction.

•     Support process of vendor selection for engineering subcontracting and issue purchase orders as required.

•     Coordinate “concept through final approval process” of the creation of photo samples, artwork, user manuals and other product literature.

•     Coordinate transition of product development and engineering information to operation team, customer support, third party contractors, and quality departments as applicable.

•     Coordinate timely submission of product and/or software samples for certification and testing as required.

•     Support outsourced contractor’s personnel in planning and completing their design and verification processes when required.

•     Approve or arrange for approval by Engineering and Marketing on project deliverables when required,

•     Provide regular reports showing status of each program in development.

•     Track progress of cost, budget and timing for each program, reporting any variances and suggesting ways to bring program back to plan.

•     Ensure product concept is preserved, requested performance and application requirements of the product         are met, and appearance and packaging standards are adhered to.

•     Negotiate outsource contracts and licenses in coordination with legal team as required.

•     Locate and procure/purchase competitive samples when required.

•     Other projects which may be assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • An experienced leader with appropriate industry experience.  An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.  A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. 
  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is “politically savvy” and a team player.  An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.  A good educator who is trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor. 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of related progressive leadership experience and accountability in a technical environment
  • Certifications: PMI-ACP or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and PMP, Project Management Professional (Preferred)
  • Experience: Requires at least 3 years of project management experience in software development preferably in a mixed hardware and software environment using Agile project management methodologies.

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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