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Principal Engineer, Electrical Design

Date: Mar 25, 2019

Location: Budapest, Hungary, HU

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115838 

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Position Summary:

Harman Principal Electrical Design engineer is responsible for electrical product development in audio products. Provides support throughout the design and redesign with internal and external engineers. The engineers also have to write the validation process, test the system and make adjustment.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design changes on Harman digital/analog mixed signal electronics products
  • Provide technical expertise, make sure Harman product specifications are met with acceptable performance according to changing standards
  • Design change and provide technical support on digital signal related products with essential knowledge on MCU, DSP, audio codec technology
  • Assessment of alternate electronic components – making decision on alternate component usage
  • Recent experience in designing, implementing, and testing DSP electronics products. Knowledgeable in the use of Audio Precision, Logic analyzer test equipment
  • Interacts as needed with internal team and external team (Supplier, Test and Validation, Component Engineering and Quality)
  • Operate simple DC, AC, EMC and RF measurements per instructions
  • Close cooperation with internal and external development teams and suppliers
  • Throughout the design process, electrical design engineers are responsible for documenting specifications, schematics, validation process and diagrams regarding their projects
  • Mentor the electrical engineers
  • Meets the individual target settings and helps to fulfill the target setting of the Hardware Design group
  • Expert in her/his professional field


Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Msc or Bsc Degree in Electrical engineering, plus 3 to 5 years of experience in product development
  • Minimum 5+ years experience in analog / digital electronic development 
  • Hands-on experience with RF measurement devices like spectrum analyzer, signal generator, vector network analyzer
  • Knowledge on CCC, CSA safety standards and FCC, CE EMC standard
  • Good English skills, communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient technical knowledge on audio/video/MCU/communication digital signal processing
  • Familiar with MCU, DDR, USB, DSP, AV I/O circuits design and integration
  • Hands-on experience on technical know-how of MCU/DSP/Digital/AV signal processing system/board
  • Understand how to layout analog, digital and power supply circuits
  • Basic understanding of electrical schematics, symbols and functions
  • Familiar with electronic circuit simulator tools
  • Solid knowledge of analogue and digital electronics


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in an office in Budapest
  • Willingness to travel internationally on occasion

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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