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Sr. Engineer (Android, Java. Media)

Date: Jun 21, 2019

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 116858 

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A software engineer in this position will focus their time developing and testing software.  As a Senior Engineer, they will be expected to function as a lead on some projects and mentor less experienced engineers and interns. The person most successful in this position will have a strong understanding of operating systems Android and Linux. He/she should also have solid knowledge of and experience in embedded C/C++/Java; passion for developing new products, and experience working the complete SW development life cycle.

  • Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs and software implementation.
  • Analyze Android Framework add features, make modifications, fix bugs for Automotive use cases while adhering to Software design and coding best practices
  • Participates in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program.
  • Coordinates software development activities with software team leader  
  • Identifies product requirement or performance issues. Works with software team leader to negotiate resolution.
  • Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development across different geographical regions. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
  • Manages small projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating and follow through.
  • Manages large projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating, and developing requirements in compliance with the established software development process.
  • Works with the customer to further define requirements and to resolve issues.
  • May direct the work of 1-2 other engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5 years of C/C++/Java.
  • 3 years of Android application development, native.
  • Familiar with Android technologies such Service, Binder, AIDL, HIDL and so on.
  • Working knowledge of Android framework on Multimedia Engine is a plus.
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a multithread, multiprocessor and multi-interface environment.
  • Knowledge of software development processes.

Required Competencies:

  • Android application or framework experience in Java development.
  • Android C++ native development experience.

 Preferred Qualifications and Desired Competencies:

  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills
  • Experience working in a highly agile distributed team
  • Strong in concepts of multithread programming.
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion to learn new skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative problem-solver capable of identifying and reproducing complex software defects
  • Hands on experience in developing Multimedia applications at least for one of the following Media devices: USB, MTP, iPod, Bluetooth, Rear Seat Entertainment


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • 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.

Keywords: Android Auto, multimedia engine, USB Play, Infotainment

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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