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Software Test Engineer

Date: Apr 25, 2019

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 116351 

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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. 


Position Summary: 

The Software Test Engineer will champion software testing and verification/validation activities for infotainment projects and infotainment modules such as HMI, Tuner, Bluetooth, Connectivity, Wifi, Media, Vehicle Interface, Audio, Voice Recognition, Systems, Navigation, Telematics, and Security.  This includes test planning, test development, test execution and test results reporting for new features and regression, integration testing and system testing of Infotainment products.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Champion software testing and verification/validation activities for infotainment projects and infotainment modules, both on test bench and vehicle
  • Some key tasks include:
    • Feature specific testing, Integration testing, Regression testing
    • Stability testing, Performance testing
    • In vehicle testing/troubleshooting, bench testing/troubleshooting
    • Defect reproduction, defect verification of fixed/resolved issues
    • Create and maintain test cases and manual/automated test scripts
    • Smoke/Sanity testing to support continuous integration build environment
    • Find defects in software, characterize defects, collect logs and open defect tickets
    • Prioritize defects and work with development teams to drive down defects
    • Summarize and report test results
    • Support vehicle test drives
  • Create test reports of errors with supporting traces, log files and excellent descriptions
  • Ensure test results are documented and communicated appropriately and defects have been entered in the defect management tool
  • Report regularly on project status to stakeholders. Advocate appropriately for product quality
  • Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development/testing
  • Work with peer test engineers, project test leads and remote test teams ensure successful completion of test activities and proper handoffs


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Computer Science/Engineering desired, MS strongly preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in software testing
  • Expertise in test case development, test execution, test management, test status reporting
  • Expertise in testing on Android Platform, Android Applications, Embedded Systems
  • Expertise in Android test/debug tools
  • Good working knowledge of technology, tools, and test methods for infotainment
  • Good working knowledge of functional and non-functional software testing, the software test life cycle, and various test design methodologies.
  • Good working knowledge of CAN protocols, CAN analyzer tools
  • Good working knowledge of test automation, Android test automation, test case scripting, and scripting languages
  • Good working knowledge of Unit, Module, Component level testing
  • Good working knowledge of White Box, API / Interface test development and testing
  • Good familiarity with software testing across all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience in supporting customer-facing product teams
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Effectively works under tight deadlines and manage projects independently
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum methodology
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Software testing training (SQE, ISTQB, etc.)
  • Dedicated performer with Passion for testing and software quality
  • Relentless learner with a dedication to learning new technologies and test methods
  • Avid follower of the latest technology and products in consumer electronics
  • Automation experience
  • Embedded programming experience


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time
  • 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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