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Sr Engineer I, SW - Android Systems Developer - HAL and Kernel

Date: Jan 3, 2018

Location: Bangalore, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 104834 

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Android Systems Developer – HAL and Kernel


Position Summary:

Work on Android code base for customizing for Car Infotainment Systems based on the requirements.

Work on Android HAL, Linux drivers and Core Android frameworks for Middleware Infrastructure domains.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Porting, enhancing and customizing existing android modules to infotainment systems.
  • Design, implement, validate and roll out assigned new infotainment software modules in Android.
  • Setting up the test frameworks and Resolve technical issues.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have 4-8 years of experience in embedded software development
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android.
  • Fair knowledge of Android Automotive
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks, build system , Android internal frameworks (HAL etc)
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • CPU Architecture:  ARM, TI, Intel.
  • Knowledge of embedded system boot up concepts and software layers
  • Experience of working with version control, bug tracking, continuous integration and other productivity enhancements software like Git, SVN, Bugzilla, Jira
  • Good knowledge of working with Open source software packages.
  • Hands on experience with UML and applying software design patterns and technical design documentation and API design techniques.
  • Hands on experience with SW design and development using communication protocols (SPI , UART , I2C)
  • Strong System programming skills , OOPS concepts and OS internals
  • Experienced in Android programming environment using binder, shared memory etc.
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable software modules
  • OS: Linux / Android. Proficiency in real time multi-threaded software design and development, system programming using IPC, synchronization primitives
  • Programming Language: Strong in C/C++, basic shell scripting
  • Experience with Unit test frameworks and
  • Tools: Development and Debugging using Host – Target tool chains for embedded platforms
  • Basic knowledge of security concepts and protocols
  • Positive attitude towards work (Dynamic) and good communication skills


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • B.E. in Electronics , Computer Science or similar
  • 4-8 years of overall experience
  • Experience in Automotive domain and Android based system software development experience

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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