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Sr Engineer II, SW -Instrument Cluster - Digital Cockpit - Verification & Validation

Date: May 17, 2019

Location: Bangalore, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115163 

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Sr Engineer II, SW -Instrument Cluster - Digital Cockpit - Verification & Validation


Essential Responsibilities:


  • Define Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Methodologies for Digital Cockpits – including Standalone fully Digital Clusters as well as Integrated Systems (supporting Infotainment, ADAS, HUDs along with Cluster functionalities)
  • Define test strategies / methodologies for all levels of testing in the V-Model
  • Functional Validation of different functions of Digital Cockpit.
  • Reporting, Tracking, Retesting and Closure of Defects after bug fix
  • Identification of automation areas to improve efficiency & quality and proactively drives Automation script development, improvements & test script maintenance. Identification of test stubs usage , preparation and execution of use cases with test stubs
  • Develop , Execute and Maintain Functional/Sanity/Stability and Performance test scripts and test cases for digital cockpit:
    • Cluster specific features like telltale, driver info, warning, chimes , gauges (speedometer, tachometer, odometer), Vehicle settings, trip information, infotainment settings etcs
    • IVI specific feature like – Media(USB,BT) , Projections, WiFi, Navigation  etcs
    • Interdomain communication features for Media, navigation, Phone,vehicle info etcs
  • Expertise in Verification and Validation on test bench and vehicle
  • Defines test methodologies in line with Functional Safety requirements / guidelines related to code coverage, branch coverage, error guessing, FMEA ,fault injection testing etc
  • Create and Review Functional Safety Test and Fault Injection Test Plan with stake holders
  • Functional Safety & Fault Injection Tests Verification and Validation on test bench and vehicle
  • Designs specific tests / methodologies to measure / verify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to start-up time and run time performance
  • Track system performance for memory ,CPU and timing (KPI) with quantifiable metrics
  • Ensure quality of delivery for customer releases. Quick and efficient execution of test cases.
  • Excellent debugging and analytical skills
  • System Requirement understanding and analysis ,Hardware/Software architecture understanding
  • Resolve technical issues related to test environment and setup with independently or with minimal guidance
  • Analysis of systems/service logs. Initial analysis of issues to raise proper defect definition in ELVIS or defect management system
  • Follows CMMI/ASPICE/ISO26262 guidelines for creating and maintaining test documentation/methodologies.
  • Test development with positive, negative and exploratory test scenarios
  • Test planning and report generation  
  • Perform reviews, process definition and other activities to ensure high-quality results
  • Provide necessary support for measuring performance of  test team by generating Monthly Metrics like Tickets Raised, Test Case Coverage, Test Cycle Completions, Test Execution
  • Triages defects arising during testing  and works with software / systems teams and/or partners to identify solutions / fixes for the defects
  • Close cooperation with other team members, development team, leads and projects managers
  • Studies industry wide Testing Best Practices and evolving standards & implements the same to improve Testing effectiveness and Productivity
  • Ensure 100 % traceability between requirements and test cases
  • Preferred knowledge on hypervisor



  • Bachelors in Computer Engineering/science or Electrical / Electronics / Comm. Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of Automotive Domain - cluster and infotainment
  • Knowledge on Network Management , CAN & Diagnostics , Vehicle Information/Settings
  • Hands on experience in cockpit feature testing
  • Knowledge of Software development/test life cycle/buglife cycle
  • Good knowledge of Hardware, software embedded system concepts and architecture.
  • Basic Automotive Hardware knowledge is required
  • Good knowledge and experience on Functional Safety concept and derive test methodologies and strategies on Functional safety feature testing FMEA, fault injection for cockpit programs.



Desired experience  

  • 4+ yrs of hands-on experience in Testing of Automotive Electronics and SW systems – esp. in the area of Instrument Clusters and Infotainment Systems
  • Proficiently analyze user requirements and develop test cases based on functional specifications.
  • Experience in creating test strategies and methodologies to comply with Functional Safety and System security requirements
  • Experience with Test management tools, Test Automation tools, Configuration Management tools (Perforce, DOORs etc.)
  • Test Automation and test script development , test stub creation ideas, execution and maintenance



Desired Characteristics:

  • Dedicated performer with the ability to advocate appropriately for product quality.
  • Relentless learner with a dedication to learn new technologies and test methods
  • Self-driven and Innovative to drive continuous improvements in Test process
  • Resourcefulness in triaging problems and coordinating with multiple teams for issue resolution
  • Strong written, verbal communication and inter personal relationship skills



Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time
  • Willingness to work in an office in Bangalore, India.
  • 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 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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