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Autonomous Driving Engineer (m/f)

Date: Oct 22, 2018

Location: Garching, Germany, BY, DE

Company: HARMAN International

We are extending our Autonomous Driving Department, which is working on the most disruptive innovations and new technologies in the context of the autonomous car. As an Autonomous Driving Engineer, you will boost the research, development, implementation and evaluation of algorithms in one or more of the following fields, relevant for the automated vehicles:

  • 3D point cloud fusion and data aggregation
  • Manipulation of large-scale geo-referenced data sets
  • Probabilistic environment representation
  • Localization, route and path planning
  • Planning under uncertainty and novel ways for risk-aware intelligent decision making in uncertain environments
  • Machine learning techniques for novel autonomous driving applications


Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Enhance our team for research, develop and implementation of algorithms in one or more of the following fields, relevant for the automated vehicles:
  • 3D point cloud fusion and data aggregation
  • Probabilistic environment representation
  • Localization, route and path planning
  • Realtime risk-based decision making
  • Manipulation of large-scale geo-referenced data sets


Required Skills:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Excellent C++ programming expertise required, additional languages are a plus
  • Proven software architecture and system integration skills
  • Extensive background in robotics algorithms with strong focus on software development
  • Ability to develop, understand and implement complex algorithms efficiently and correctly
  • Experience with modern software engineering tools
  • Experience working independently in a large software setting
  • Experience working on robot and/or automotive electronics hardware is a plus, as is experience with simulation environments and ROS
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrate a proven ability to multitask and deliver on challenging software development tasks


Our Offer:


  • Attractive salary package
  • Training on the job and technical trainings
  • Further development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as flexible working time, allowance for public transportation, language courses, employee discounts on our HARMAN products (JBL, AKG; HARMAN Kardon) 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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