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Senior Software Engineers

Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Vernon Hills, IL, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 105305 

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​:  

Job Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate in deriving and implementing requirements for software (SW) elements, and in programming software under direction
  • Supports deriving and implementing requirements for SW subcomponents
    • Support developing SW features and requirements analysis for product-related SW subcomponents including system interfaces on the basis of customer / market requirements (functional range, costs etc.)
    • Support the implementation of requirements into requirement specifications.
    • Develop data and functional models for comprehensive problems in the context of predetermined concepts.
    • Define determining factors and data structures.
    • Integrate functions specific to the product with existing internal and external systems (e.g. in the control base of different manufacturers
  • Support developing SW subcomponents
    • Support developing SW design, if necessary also taking inter-connected functions and existing dependencies to other subcomponents into account, or rather the integration into an overall system while keeping the operational development guidelines in mind.
  • Collaborate in preparing design and interface specification
  • Program software
  • May be responsible for directing associate level engineers
  • Support creating testing specifications
  • Test software
    • Test subcomponents within the overall software.
    • Commission and release subcomponents
  • Maintain and further develop SW subcomponents
    • Serial and customer support of delivered products. Support issues and adjustments.
    • Optimize SW subcomponents. Take impact on functionality and efficiency of the overall system into account. Pursue technical development in the specialist areas and propose further developments.  
  • Prepare documents
    • Prepare all relevant documents according to process requirements (e.g. review of development steps and description of issue and change status).



Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in software engineering
  • 2-5 years’ experience in C++ (successful completion of online C++ assessment)
  • 3+ years’ experience in embedded systems
  • Knows fundamental engineering concepts, practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and integrate software, prepare and present in design/code reviews and follow established processes for infotainment products.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Navigation map or engine experience
  • Automotive experience
  • Customer service-focused
  • Good change management skills
  • Solid team player  


    Eligibility Requirements:


  • Willingness to travel up to 10% as needed.
  • Willingness to work in an office in Vernon Hills, IL.
  • 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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