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Sr. Software Engineer - Android Audio

Date: Feb 22, 2019

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 114940 

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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: 

Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bugs, and/or port to different platforms.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • A Senior Software Engineer in this position will focus their time developing and testing software. 
  • The Senior Engineer 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 such as Android and LINUX. They should also have solid knowledge of and experience in embedded C/C++; 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.
  • Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bugs, and/or port to different platforms.
  • Tests software designs and code at the unit and system level to ensure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved.
  • Participates in internal and customer-driven design reviews throughout the program.
  • Coordinates software development activities with the software team leader.
  • Identifies product requirement or performance issues. Works with the software team leader to negotiate a resolution.
  • Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
  • Manages small 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 Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5 years of embedded software development or testing.
  • 5 years of C/C++ or other structured languages.
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.
  • Good working knowledge of GIT
  • Extremely good knowledge of Android and its IPC like Binders
  • Familiarity with Android Audio and/or Media System

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on knowledge of Android Native layers like AudioFlinger or AudioPolicyManager or AudioHAL
  • Familiarity with Java
  • Familiarity with Android O or later Audio architecture.
  • Audio concepts like PCM data, Bitrate, multi-channel audio

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 10%.
  • Willingness to work in the Novi, MI office.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation,  drug screen, and DMV background check.

 

 

 

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HARMAN (harman.com) 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!  (www.harman.com)

 


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