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Principal HW Engineer- Camera Systems Functional Safety

Date: Oct 10, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 109823 

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Position Summary:


This position is within HARMAN’s Connected Car Division and is located in Novi, MI.  The purpose of this position is to support the development of ADAS products by specifying and designing electrical hardware for a front camera system.  The scope of this position includes the camera module, SoC selection and functional safety design considerations   The ideal candidate will have good analytical skills, knowledge of engineering discipline, and the experience in vision related ADAS functions


Job Responsibilities:


  • Defining and designing in functional safety requirements for the front camera system
  • Defining the requirements for the Front Camera electrical hardware.
  • Working with the Architects to support the defined camera system features
  • Taking a leading role in dealing with suppliers to understand their capabilities and ultimately defining selection criteria for electrical components
  • Coordinate product build and test at all stages of development



Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering
  • 12 years experience in electrical hardware design
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle systems and ADAS/Active Safety development
  • Working knowledge of ISO26262 Specification
  • Proficiency with standard engineering tools
  • Ability to work effectively within a global matrix environment


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in design of imaging systems for automotive applications
  • Working knowledge of automotive optical sensors, as well as complementary sensing systems such as radar, lidar, etc.
  • Good communication skills


Eligibility Requirements:


  • Willingness to travel up to 25%
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI
  • 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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