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Associate Engineer

Date: Dec 23, 2017

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 102773 

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A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs.
  • Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bugs, and/or port to different platforms.
  • Tests software designs and code at the unit and system level to insure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved.
  • Participates in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout the program.
  • Coordinates software development activities with software team leader.
  • Identifies product requirements or performance issues.
  • Works with software team leader to negotiate resolution.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger’s, emulators, compilers, etc.)
  • Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
  • Ability to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
  • 1+ year of embedded software developing or testing experience.
  • 1+ year of C / C++ or other structured language experience.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multi-processor, multi-interface environment.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio development experience (or equivalent).


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
  • Results-Driven 
  • Having a proactive, goal oriented approach to decision making.
  • Clear and strategic thinker; proven experience in translating strategies into actionable plans
  • Capable of handling multiples projects / initiatives simultaneously and executing to completion
  • Experience with testing for automotive infotainment systems
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multi-process environment. 
  • Able to understand software development at various levels in the software architecture.
  • Experience working in a team environment using Agile software methodologies
  • Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
  • Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solver capable of reproducing and fixing complex software defects.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.  


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 10%.
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI.
  • HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
  • 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 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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