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Sr HW Test Qualifications Engineer

Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Querétaro, Mexico, QUE, MX

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 112788 

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates and maintains the Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) for responsible products.
  • Interface with other Harman organizations to ensure all qualification issues are reported and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Develops detailed product specific test plans in accordance with customer specifications and/or standards.
  • In-Depth understanding of customer specifications and requirements.
  • Develops validation designs including alternatives to manual testing
  • Responsible for the development of environmental tests and analysis for electronic components to determine that devices under test are meeting required standards and specifications, while maintaining and updating reports, test plans, files, and test data as required.
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.
  • Develops and prepares preliminary drawings or sketches showing proposed specifications, design characteristics, wiring diagrams, BOM (Bill of Material), etc. and also makes recommendations regarding these items for consideration and evaluation by Manager.
  • Schedule testing activities for an assigned project, e.g. estimate required hours and record actual vs. estimated, assist with and resolve scheduling problems for assigned project/job and determine feasibility.
  • Works from detailed drawings, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, as well as verbal and written instructions.
  • Use tools such as multi-meter, o-scope, analyzers, digital analysis tools, machine tools, soldering equipment and computers to design and document test setups.  
  • Coordinates with external test laboratories for test outsourcing.
  • Responsible for training as required for specific test setups.
  • Review test setups to ensure correctness.
  • Responsible to perform other tasks as business needs require or as assigned by management.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BSEE minimum degree required, or other related engineering field. i.e. BSCE. 
  • 5 years related electrical, mechanical, or validation engineering experience.
  • Knowledge of audio components: speakers, amplifiers, and head-units.
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in statistical, quality and continuous improvement methods and Tools
  • Understand how to use specific lab equipment including: data acquisition systems, oscilloscope, multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, digital analysis tools, machine tools, soldering equipment and computers to design and document test apparatus.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and work with technicians, other Harman personnel, and the external customer to complete projects.
  • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Proficient in computer languages: C/C++, Lab View/Lab Windows, etc… is a plus
  • Competent with automotive communications (LIN, CAN, LAN, etc.)
  • Prior experience with ISO 17025.
  • Prior experience with audio components: speakers, amplifiers, head-units.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple projects, as well as solve problems in a timely manner.


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Well versed in electrical engineering theory, design tools and techniques, and troubleshooting tools and techniques. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills for identification of both problems and solutions. 
  • Prior experience working with audio components, how they are designed, work, and interact with each other.

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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