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Hardware Engineer

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Bucharest, Romania, RO

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 114446 

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Position Summary:


Support in the HW development and software testing of automotive infotainment computer systems.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Development, test and verification of analog and digital functional blocks (e.g. power supplies, MCU/SoC units, …) within complex hardware architectures under considering of quality, cost and suitability for series
  • Test and analysis of application and driver software in infotainment computer systems with the aim to ensure correct functionality of software with dedicated hardware
  • Support in design, creation and implementation of software and hardware for infotainment computer systems
  • Creation of measurement reports and technical documentation
  • Schematic entry and variant management
  • Evaluation of requirements and feasibility of functions as well as the assistance in System Design / HW realization
  • Assisting in the technical requirements specification of purchased parts of functional blocks and the evaluation and selection of suitable supplier
  • Assisting in the judgment of software feature fulfillment in dedicated hardware blocks
  • Basic knowledge in command shell programming and shell debugging (e.g. routines to control hardware units under Harman operating system)
  • Perform basic HW bring up based on Harman operating system
  • Familiar with revision control systems (eg perforce for check-in/check-out)
  • Knowledge of commonly used interfaces in infotainment systems (PCIe, UART, TDM, Video-, I2C, I2S, USB …) appreciated
  • Realization of system designs, schematics and/or schematics integration of hardware applications in the range of medium to high complexity under consideration of Harman guidelines
  • Global cooperation with other departments as Construction, Quality, Manufacturing and Software during the development process
  • Maintenance support
  • Technical support for internal and/or external staff in the industrialization of function items in an international environment
  • Perform technical measurements on customer site ( EMC, Thermal, functional )


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of bachelor degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering or appropriate graduation)
  • 1 up to 3 years professional experience in the HW development and verification of analog/digital applications and standalone functional units
  • Knowledge of Hardware and Software Technology, ideally in embedded area
  • Basic knowledge of programming software (i.e. C#, C++, LabView, VB…)
  • Knowledge of tools for schematic/layout realization and simulation (e.g. Mentor Graphics, SPICE, …)
  • Basic knowledge of operating systems (i.e. Linux, Android)
  • Knowledge of the requirements inside the automotive area, especially for EMC
  • Good knowledge of Excel/Word etc.
  • Good knowledge in spoken and written English
  • Willingness to travel






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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