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Associate Software Test Engineer

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 114290 

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team of engineers validating/qualifying software for multiple infotainment products for a given customer
  • Contribute to the technical direction and architectural vision of the test automation framework
  • Create and execute automated test plans capable of providing detailed and well-formatted result readouts and reports for developers and management 
  • Continuously assess and evolve technology and core framework components
  • Some key tasks include:
    • Feature specific tests
    • Integration tests
    • Partial/Full Regression
    • Automated tests
    • Specific tests focused on deltas or changes
    • In vehicle testing/troubleshooting
    • Bench testing/troubleshooting
    • Defect reproduction
    • Verification of fixed/resolved issues
    • Developer support
    • Create and maintain test cases
    • Supporting in customer test drives
  • Create test reports of errors with supporting traces, log files and excellent descriptions.
  • Ensures test results are documented and communicated appropriately and defects have been entered in the defect management tool
  • Interfaces with the customer as needed to reproduce an issue found in a particular vehicle or system


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Embedded software development or testing preferred
  • Knowledge of C, C#
  • Knowledge of Python Scripting
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment
  • Working knowledge of embedded software systems
  • Experience working with Automotive infotainment systems
  • Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger's, emulators, compilers, etc).
  • Working knowledge of software development processes  


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • 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. 
  • Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
  • 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 10% of the time
  • 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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