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Sr. DSP Engineer

Date: Nov 12, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 110685 

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Sr. DSP Engineer - HALOsonic

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for the conversion of signal processing concepts, either theoretical or prototyped in Matlab, into algorithms implemented on embedded processors (e.g. Analog Device Griffin or Texas Instruments Jacinto). The position will be responsible for understanding physical DSP hardware concepts such as memory management and processor pipelines. The position will be responsible for DSP software development & validation including requirements analysis and supporting internal and external customers (e.g. HALOsonic System Engineers or Customer NVH teams)


Job Responsibilities:

  • Modeling of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms
  • Design, document and implement embedded DSP software modules based on allocated requirements from the governing software architecture
  • Perform design and code reviews
  • Design and execute module (unit) tests
  • Remove defects found and hand over tested DSP software modules for integration testing
  • Adhere to the standard software development process (ASPICE compliant) and MISRA coding standards
  • Enhance existing software modules based on newly allocated requirements, change requests and problem reports


Basic Qualifications:

  • Master or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Very good knowledge of digital signal processing (DSP)
  • Good knowledge of UML, Matlab/Simulink and object-oriented software languages like C/ C++
  • Advanced knowledge of digital signal processing (preferably in the area of audio signal processing), including DSP programming (ADI, TI DSPs)
  • 5+ years of embedded software development.
  • 5+ years of C/C++ or other structured language.
  • 5+ years of experience in the DSP and/or audio field.
  • Experience with modern software development tools like JIRA, Perforce, SVN, DOORS, and ClearCase
  • Experience in the automotive industry is an advantage, especially regarding communication protocols (e.g., MOST, A2B)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills both in German and English
  • Flexible in terms of tasks and responsibility
  • Ability to build relations and work independently
  • Self-motivated, passionate about audio and high sense of responsibility


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in an office.
  • Willingness to travel 5%
  • 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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