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Software Architect / SW Architekt (m/f/d) in our Camera Surround View team

Date: Dec 30, 2018

Location: Garching, Germany, BY, DE

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 111746 

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​: München, Germany  / Garching bei München (Munich)



Our team works on introducing new products and technologies to drive the success of the overall organization towards the autonomous driving market. You would work within Harman’s ADAS team, specializing in the area of Camera vision technologies, specifically - but not limited to - Vehicle surround view systems.The purpose of this position is to support the development of ADAS products by specifying and developing requirements for the surround view product.  These features will support NCAP 2020 guidelines as well as support autonomous driving levels in conjunction with other vehicle sensors and systems.



Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Technical responsibility for a software system architecture or SW subsystem architecture within the Surround View product
  • Design and develop suitable SW architecture models for Surround View based on different Hardware platforms and operating systems taking into account safety requirements
  • Work with software engineers and support them to implement the SW architecture
  • Technical analysis and assessment of project requirements
  • Development of requirement specifications for SW components for internal and external developers
  • Definition of non-functional requirements, e.g. SW metrics, performance KPI, stability criteria and memory budgets
  • Technical coordination with architects and engineers during the whole development lifecycle
  • Monitoring of development status and software quality and with means of design and code reviews
  • Consideration of Harman processes, Automotive SPICE and functional safety requirements


Our Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in software development and design (in C/C++ and UML / Enterprise Architect)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the area of automotive engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of software architecture principals and design tools (UML / EA)
  • Professional skills in C/C++ and object oriented (OO) software engineering
  • Deep knowledge of real-time operating systems (RTOS), Linux and Android (is a plus)
  • Good Knowledge of OpenGL and GPUs, camera systems is a highly appreciated
  • Basic knowledge of Functional safety (ISO26262) and knowledge of image processing is a plus
  • Engaged team player willing to work in a multi-national team
  • Technical leadership experience is a plus
  • Fluent communication in English (spoken and written)


Our Offer:

  • Be part of an international team working with the world's largest automotive manufacturers
  • Attractive salary package based on IG Metall Tarif Baden Wurttemberg
  • Employer contribution to company pension plan
  • Extensive technical trainings (e.g in our HARMAN University)
  • Career development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as
    • flexible working time
    • allowance for public transportation
    • language courses
    • sportevents like B2Run or a skiing trip
    • daily canteen allowances
    • employee discounts on our HARMAN (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
    • and much more...


If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply online, which will take you approx. 3 min. to fill out the form and upload your documents (CV, letter of motivation, university certificate, and reference letters).




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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