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Linux SW Engineer for BMW Infotainment System

Date: Jan 20, 2018

Location: Bucharest, Romania, RO

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id101446 

Multi Location Job 

Position Summary: Linux Software Engineer for System team in the BMW Infotainment project
You will be part of a team which has full responsibility for providing software which validates and tests the limits of the latest HW platforms used by the new generation of BMW Infotainment System.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and assessment of customer requirements (RFC, RFI, RFQ) with focus on the basic system software packages and drivers
  • Feature-/Release-planning and tracking of internal and external suppliers in different locations
  • Reporting to project management and customer
  • Driving system bring-ups and system integration of low-level software stacks
  • System monitoring, profiling, and optimization regarding of startup/boot time, CPU load, and memory bandwidth
  • Analysis of trouble tickets, steering actively the bug-fixing by technical coordination of all involved parties with multiple dependencies
  • Deliver on time and on quality a customer specific Linux distribution including the hardware validation software packages
  • Design, develop, maintain and improve the software components based on requirements from the customer or own proposals.
  • Perform code reviews
  • Resolve inconsistencies in case of unclear technical requirements in the specification by direct communication with the customer
  • Act according the standards of the automotive industry and in-car applications and software development processes


Mandatory Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer, preferably in embedded / hardware oriented

  • Solid knowledge of C/C++

  • Experience with Linux low level programming (drivers and kernel modules)

  • Good English communication skills both written and verbal


Nice to have Qualifications:

  • Yocto and bitbake expertise

  • Embedded systems hardware architecture knowledge

  • Experience with embedded development

  • Familiar with Python language

  • Source control systems experience (Git)

  • Experience in task planning and assignment

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or other relevant (IT connected) specializations


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel (0-20% of time) depending on the project necessities


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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