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Sr Engineer II, SW (Advanced Networking)

Date: Mar 26, 2019

Location: Bangalore, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International


Job Description : Experience : 6+ years


  • Extensive knowledge of Ethernet Driver Development and Ethernet based Automotive Networks like MOST.
  • Proven strong skills in software development (C, C++ and Assembly). Design, develop and debug network system, hands-on on Layer 2 (L2) Network protocols, switching protocols.
  • Awareness of Switch level protocols, packet routing, forwarding and filtering, Worked on switch protocols and awareness of Switch software architecture, VLAN concepts etc on Switches from TI, Broadcom etc.
  • System Level expertise like Ethernet Driver, DMA, PHY Management, Clock management, Multicore distributed Stack Development etc.
  • Preference given to candidates with good working knowledge of the IEEE standards like 802.1p and 802.1q (Diffserv QoS, VLAN), L2/L3 switching/routing, L2/L3 Unicast and Multicast addressing, IEEE 1588, 802.1Qas,at.av etc.
  • Awareness of Network Protocols like DHCP, ARP, TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, VLAN, Network design & Concepts of OSI network stack. Autosar Ethernet exposure would be an added advantage.
  • Hands on Development experience in embedded development using Linux, RTOS like QNX and Baremetal programming etc.
  • Strong in RTOS skills (Hands-on on QNX or Linux) and good Proficiency in real time multi-threaded software design and development.
  • At least 8+ year’s hands of experience in developing embedded SW in C, C++ and assembly on various CPUs like ARM, Intel preferably in the field of automotive and/or networking and capable of mentoring team technically and code, Architecture reviews etc.
  • Experience in wired and wireless network based audio and video streaming is advantage.
  • Research new-generation networking & multimedia related technologies and develop corresponding system & device software for automotive applications.
  • Exposure to audio processing, Development of audio (ALSA Drivers, ALSA Plug-ins libraries) and video device drivers, V4L, AV Streaming like RTP, GStreamer and Multi-stream and class based shaping.
  • Highly desirable to have knowledge on standards based security in networking.
  • Capable of driving team technically and driving concepts to production. Self driven and motivated to meet the technical challenges, explore new protocols and implement them.



  • Be responsible for overall software architecture design and prototype network platforms.
  • Develop end-to-end audiovisual content delivery systems over the network platforms.
  • Develop & Integrate System software with middleware and applications.
  • Perform code reviews and other activities to ensure high-quality results and delivery production ready code.
  • Provide unit and component tests plus documentation for software modules. Should be able to work in Test Driven Development environment.
  • Ability to read schematics and debug digital hardware. Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting. Hands on systems aspects, drivers etc.
  • Contribute towards IP Generation for Harman in Automotive networking through innovation.



Following experience and knowledge is needed:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in CS, EE, EC.
  •  Strong team player and ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Self-motivated; results-driven individual. High degree of initiative and responsibility and must be passionate about the work.
  • Experience working with automotive infotainment systems and networking domain.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger's, emulators, compilers, etc).
  • Able to analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs.
  • Strong experience in software architecture design, software development lifecycles, code optimization and software quality control.
  • Experience working in a team environment using Agile software methodologies.
  • Working with Perforce (or a similar Source-Control-Management-System)
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solver capable of reproducing and fixing complex software defects.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.
  • Capable of working on a project in a worldwide multiple-site (US, Germany, China) and multicultural environment.


Harman Competencies:

Drive for Results

Team Player

Change Orientation

Customer Focus

Self Awareness


  • Willingness to travel 5% of the time
  • Willingness to work in an office in Bangalore
  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test



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 connected services.  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.  The Company’s 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 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.9 billion during the last 12 months ended June 30, 2016.  The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.  HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or 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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