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System Architect (m/f/d)

Date: Feb 23, 2019

Location: Garching, Germany, BY, DE

Company: HARMAN International








  • Create System Design and Architecture on mid to high complex Systems, Platforms and modules for Car Audio Systems from basic idea up to product launch
  • Technical lead on development of platform and OEM specific car audio amplifier ECUs
  • Lead and steer the technical architecture team (HW, SW, ME) to ensuring feasible and cost uptimized product design
  • Perform technical presentations directly with OEM’s
  • System definition based on analysis of customer requirements in RFQ phase
  • Train and guide System Engineers in project execusion
  • Gererating detailed System block diagram under consideration of Harman guidelines, best BOM cost, low power consumption, thermal design constraints and environmental conditions.
  • Develop verification plan and content for the designed system to secure the fulfillment og the key requirements
  • Perform design reviews for each development stage about compliance of development parts to system design requirements to secure maturity
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge of current and future technologies, methods and tools, related to system engineering and system architecture.
  • Continuosly improve and routinize the cross functional architecture process




  • Master or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mechatronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • In-depth knowledge of system architecture styles and design principles




  • Minimum of 5-10 years experience in developing real-time embedded systems, at least 2 years experience as system architect (cross-disciplinary team lead)
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas required: infotainment solutions, multiprocessor architecture, multimedia products within Automotive
  • Solid background in using modern development tools like DOORS, Enterprise Architect, JIRA, and system DFMEA




  • Good written and verbal communication skills both in German and English
  • Flexible in terms of tasks and responsibility
  • Ability to build relations and work independently
  • Self-motivated, passionate about audio and high sense of responsibility


Our Offer:


  • Work in international teams with the biggest worldwide automotive customers
  • Attractive salary package
  • Employer contribution to company pension plan
  • Training on the job and extensive technical trainings
  • Further career development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as
  • flexible working time
  • allowance for public transportation
  • language courses
  • daily lunch allowances
  • 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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