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Engineering Leadership Development Program (LEAP)-Software Engineering

Date: Apr 18, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 108143 

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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.


Every brilliant invention had a beginning.


Our engineers and designers are creative and purposeful inventors. As a HARMAN engineer, you are the driving force behind new product launches, combining your technical expertise and innovation to bring cutting – edge solutions to cars, enterprises and the connected ecosystem. Every day, you push the boundaries of creative design to touch the lives of millions with your passion, and HARMAN is committed to providing you with the opportunities and resources to succeed.

HARMAN is dedicated to providing hands-on, real world work experience for early-career professionals. With newly acquired knowledge and skills, our early career talent are prepared to make their mark on the world.


Ready to explore a world of opportunities? If so, the Leadership Experience Acceleration Program (LEAP) is just for you. At HARMAN, we invest in the future talent of our organization by developing early career professionals. Within this program, you will have three rotation assignments (8 months each) in HARMAN’s global Connected Car division. Each assignment brings with it a different skill set and challenge where you are required to be flexible and focused. As a LEAP team member, you will benefit from global experiences across multiple divisions and functions, provided a mentor to help guide your experience, exposure to HARMAN University courses, in-person group learning, virtual and self-paced programs while developing a strong peer and global network.


Are you driven to solve complex problems? Do you thrive in a results-oriented environment? In addition, are you seeking an opportunity that strikes your creative and technical abilities? If yes, then LEAP is for you!


Job Responsibilities:


An engineer knows and applies basic concepts and techniques of the profession under direct supervision and guidance. This position is responsible for the Infotainment Systems that are designed and developed by the Software & Systems Engineering teams. The engineer will focus on designing, analyzing, and developing specific products and technology and for meeting all requirements and specifications set by internal Engineering teams and external customers.


Basic Qualifications:

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


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Ability to travel up to 20% (i.e., seminars)
  • Ability to relocate outside of home country for one rotation (typically no longer than 8 months)
  • Willingness to work in an office
  • 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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