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Bios Software Engineer

Date: Oct 17, 2018

Location: Bucharest, Romania, RO

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 113310 

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Position Summary:

As a Bios Software Engineer you will test- / Bringup Low level Software Programming of automotive head units / infotainment systems for Entry/Medium/Complex IO controler and higher SOC´s.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Customizing existent generic low level SW components (for SOC and I/O Controller)
  • Customizing existent generic PC SW components / routines to control external target Hardware under Harman Bios
  • Develop customer project specific low level SW components and PC-Tools based on the guidelines and in closed cooperation with generic Harman BIOS development group
  • Perform basic HW bring up based on Harman Bios together with the HW engineers before the project application SW is available and Support Hardware Team during Debugging Phase
  • Develop new low level SW components  (HBBIOS) for SOC and I/O Controller
  • Familiar with build environments like buildroot and/or yocto
  • Familiar with revision control systems like perforce or git
  • Willing to work within a global team structure (Team is based in US, China, Germany, India)
  • Support “lessons Learned” Strategies for System Architecture- and Hardware-Teams
  • Join customer presentations and Debug Workshops
  • Knowledge of commonly used interfaces in infotainment systems (PCIe, UART, TDM, Video-, I2C, I2S, USB, MOST, SDIO) appreciated
  • Technical support for internal and/or external staff in an international environment


Basic Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Electronics/Software Design with more than 2 years experience
  • Good Knowledge of IO-Controler  and higher SOC Systems Architectures  (RENESAS / ARM / INTEL)
  • Good knowledge of programming languages C (C++), Linux, scripting languages like Python
  • Good Knowledge of automotive Interfaces (Ethernet, I2C, SPI, SDIO, MOST)
  • Ability of team work
  • Willingness to travel
  • Good knowledge in spoken and written English


What we offer:

  • An international team working with the world's largest automotive manufacturers
  • Access to Harman University for extensive technical trainings
  • Employee discounts on our HARMAN products (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon)
  • Meal tickets
  • Flexible working hours
  • Medical subscription
  • State of the art new office easily accessible by city transportation
  • Fitness discounts
  • and much more...

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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