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Sr. Engineer, Audio Control

Date: May 23, 2018

Location: Chengdu R&D, China, CN

Company: HARMAN International


Position Summary:

Responsible for audio control solution for all OEM programs based on Linux or Android platform.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


Lead Chengdu CoC Media Linux/Android based audio team , 6+ internal audio engineers will report to this position directly, and also 5+ external resources will report to this position.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervision Linux/Android based audio teams in  Chengdu, China and  
  • Multi-projects management for all CPMs (customer program management)
  • Strategic and Future Oriented:
    • Develop and communicate  audio control & audio processing roadmap and strategy for Linux/Android platform to customers, partners and to the organization
    • Initiate and lead to develop innovative audio applications / solutions for all Harman Linux/Android infortainment platforms
    • Initiate competitor analysis to use the results for better handling of RFQs and as an input for the development of the infotainment roadmap/strategy
  • Responsible for the quality (in-time, in-function) of the audio control & audio processing software packages for all contracted Linux/Android based infotainment programs
  • People Development: leadership/mentoring, support for the team, succession planning, resource management 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electronic Engineering or computer science with 10+ / 8+ years experience in the area of automotive electronics or consumer electronics  
  • Fundamental knowledge in audio control & media processing & software architecture
  • Experience in leading multi-cultural teams
  • True professional, business-oriented and result focused. He/she works well organized and methodically to follow-up on projects
  • He/she demonstrates a high level of energy with strong leadership skills
  • Work experience in foreign countries (e.g. US, Germany) is beneficial
  • Excellent in presentations, good moderator and communicator with good negotiating skills
  • Excellent English language skills (fluent in spoken and written, can host conference call in English)
  • Detail oriented


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • Willingness to work in an office.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


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 connected services.  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.  The Company’s 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 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.7 billion during the last 12 months ended March 31, 2016.  The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.  HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or 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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