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Principle Test Engineer

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Querétaro, Mexico, MX

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 114267 

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Drive and maintain design for Test guidelines into new product designs, ensuring optimized test coverage and cost and identify development activities.

  • Work with external manufacturing partners to define production testing requirements, validation plans for tests systems, and defining their ongoing monitoring and verification activities
  • Drive continuous improvement in the way the test systems are developed and managed, and ensure that the personnel using the test facilities receive adequate training and support.
  • Provide technical expertise & support to engineering and production teams.
  • Analyze project/internal requirements and specifications and translates these into test development specifications.
  • Develop test applications based on test specifications and project requirements.
  • Analyze existing test packages to debug issues, add features or make modifications in test applications.
  • Develop and monitor development of test equipment design and test fixtures design to insure accuracy and standardization in product testing.
  • Support the standardization of test application platform and test equipment. 


  • Knowledge in electronic design for testability requirement.
  • Knowledge in LabView/TestStand/Process Model test development platform or equivalent platform for test development.
  • Knowledge of different electrical manufacturing test strategies.
  • Able to develop testing tools (including but not limited to communication protocol tool, driver interface either for specific product, device and/or instrument etc) in LabView/TestStand environment via VB, DotNet or other interfaces as appropriate.


 Education: MS in electrical engineering or computer engineering.  Would consider a Bachelor degree with proper experience.

Experience: 10 or more years’ experience in electronics testing in high mix products. 

                                                                                                                                                                      Desired Characteristics:

  • Cooperative & Proactive.
  • Thorough & Analytical.
  • Accountable & Leadership
  • Customer Focus
  • Self Disciplined
  • Experience and skills in driving strategic change.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills with both hardware and software
  • Strong project management skills


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 40% of the time.
  • Willingness to work in Guadalajara, Mexico.


Other: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Demonstrated ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Physical Demands: Work requires moderate speed and accuracy in a narrow range of simple motion. Work requires handling light weight materials or equipment up to 50 lbs with no special speed or exertion.


Working Conditions: Ordinary office, shop, field, or warehouse working conditions with some slightly disagreeable features.


Hazards: Negligible.  Little or no exposure to hazards.

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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