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Sr Engineer II, SW - IOC Lead

Date: Nov 13, 2017

Location: Bangalore, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International


Job Title:  IOC Lead      Global Grade: 11b


Domain Description:

The Vehicle Interface Domain focuses on the development of software for the underlying controls and communication layer of the infotainment software system including microcontroller I/O, vehicle communications interfaces/protocols, and device drivers.  Software development is primarily in C and some assembly.  


A software engineer in this position will focus their time developing and testing software.  As a Senior Engineer they will be expected to function as a lead on some projects and mentor less experienced engineers and interns. The person most successful in this position will have a strong understanding of I/O controls for microcontrollers used in vehicle infotainment, solid knowledge of CAN and other communication protocols, strong knowledge in operating system concepts, work experience in low level device drivers and preferably a good understanding of Vector based products.


Essential Responsibilities of a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger's, emulators, compilers, etc).
  • Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
  • Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of software development processes.
  • Working knowledge of embedded operating systems.
  • Analyze customer/internal requirements and specifications and translate these into software designs.
  • Develop high quality software code based on designs.
  • Perform extensive unit and system level testing to insure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved.
  • Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bus, and/or port to different platforms.
  • Participates in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program.
  • Coordinates software development activities with software team leader.
  • Identifies product requirement or performance issues. Works with software team leader to negotiate resolution.
  • Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
  • Manages small projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating and follow through.
  • Manages large projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating, and developing requirements in compliance with the established software development process.
  • Works with the customer to further define requirements and to resolve issues.
  • May direct the work of 1-2 other engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 4-6+ years of embedded software development.
  • 5+ years of C/C++ or other structured language.
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • RTOS experience for development on Infotainment, Audio or Multimedia products.
  • Working knowledge of MicroC/OS is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Renesas microcontroller architecture.
  • Vehicle networking experience including CAN, LIN, MOST, etc.
  • Working knowledge of IIC, RS232, SPI or other serial interfaces.
  • Familiarity of Vector-based products and solutions including vehicle diagnostics and calibration.
  • Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.

Eligibility Requirements:

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



About Us:


HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for consumers, automakers and enterprises worldwide, including audio, visual and infotainment systems; 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 27,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.2 billion during the last 12 months ended June 30, 2015.  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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