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Bengaluru, India Job ID: RR-37290

HARMAN’s engineers and designers are creative, purposeful and agile. As part of this team, you’ll combine your technical expertise with innovative ideas to help drive cutting-edge solutions in the car, enterprise and connected ecosystem. Every day, you will push the boundaries of creative design, and HARMAN is committed to providing you with the opportunities, innovative technologies and resources to build a successful career.

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  • Agile
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  • Inventive
  • Innovative
  • Technical Capability
  • Results-Driven

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A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

What You Will Do : Create software verification test plans based on defined software testing process Test case design and documentation based on software requirements Data driven Test execution and Test Result Analysis Develop test plans and appropriate test vectors for independent validation of audio features Implement and execute function verification Perform integration and regression tests on audio features and systems Establish traceability between requirements and test cases Defect management and tracking, root cause analysis of defect Perform testing of DSP algorithms in ARM CortexA15 and TI C66xx processors within TI Jacinto 5 SoC, Analog devices Griffin Platform. Reverse-engineer designs from legacy software. Participate in peer review of designs and test cases. Provide estimates of testing effort to help size the scope of projects. Analyze multiple approaches to a problem and chose the best solution based on experience and sound engineering practices Work with software team leaders to negotiate resolution of issues. Work with third party developers and contractors. Communicate with peers inside the HARMAN group to coordinate software development. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups. Participate in key technical reviews, explore and drive inhouse DSP solution development Provide key technical guidance to fresh and less experienced Engineers Work with junior Engineers for working through convincing quick demos using available hardware and software components What You Need : Passion for audio and music. Masters/Bachelor&rsquos degree in electrical engineering, computer science, electronics engineering, or equivalent. 7+ years of experience in the DSP and/or audio field engineering 7+ years of embedded software development or testing. 7+ years of C/C++/Python or other structured language. Knowledge of filtering, audio processing, and noise control algorithms in both time and frequency domains. Understanding of DSP frameworks and how individual DSP algorithms interface and interact with each other, the control software and tool interfaces in an optimized way. Experience with tuning/calibrating systems of algorithms Knowledge of features, strengths and weaknesses of various DSP platforms and algorithm approaches Expert in several embedded system debuggers, emulators, compilers, etc. Able to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware. Working knowledge of embedded operating systems (schedulers, memory management, driver models, RTOS concepts, etc.) Experienced working with off-shore development teams. Exemplary verbal and written communication skills. Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects. Skilled in root cause analysis techniques Capable project management and time management skills. Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies: Experience with ASPICE compatible software practices Basic knowledge of Agile & Scrum (certified or experience) Certified ISTQB foundation level or equivalent Knowledge of digital communication protocols: I2C, I2S, SPI, UART, USB Working knowledge of automotive networks: CAN, LIN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, MOST Knowledge of amplifier hardware concepts including data converters, power supplies, output stages and analog filter design Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio / MATLAB Experience with multi-core System-on-Chip processors Experience with Audio Weaver tool Experience with Configuration management tools (GIT, JIRA, DOORS and Bamboo etc) Critical Qualifications & Competencies: Expert on testing concepts and testing methodology Experience in performing system testing, functional testing, regression testing, software integration testing Experience in Manual and Automation testing Experience in Audio testing tools / equipment Experience of audio systems and acoustic principles Experience in audio performance testing Experience developing consumer and automotive products Experience with NXP Dirana3 automotive SoC Experience with Xtensa Explorer development tools

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. (


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Career Path

  1. Engineer

    An entry level role, the degreed Engineer knows and applies basic concepts and techniques of the profession under direct supervision and guidance. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree

  2. Senior Engineer

    A Senior Engineer provides a wider variety of technical support tasks using a combination of advanced engineering principles and techniques. They operate with little guidance/supervision as Subject Matter Experts (SME) in their defined area of specialization. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years’ experience.

  3. Principal Engineer

    Principal Engineers are recognized as an emerging expert. They lead the conceptualization, design, implementation and testing of technologies, tools, or process while consistently demonstrating technical expertise and ingenuity. They demonstrate the ability to plan, define, and execute projects with no supervision. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 12 years’ experience.

  4. Senior Principal Engineer

    Recognized as a technical expert, Senior Principal Engineers consistently demonstrate high levels of technical expertise, ingenuity and creativity. They develop and apply advanced technologies, engineering principles, theories and concepts, and have broad knowledge about the design and operation of systems outside of their specialty. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 16 years’ experience.

  5. Distinguished Engineer

    A Distinguished Engineer has a strong record of creativity and innovation. They advance engineering principles, theories and concepts, and are recognized as a Company-wide authority in one or more technical areas. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 20 years’ experience.

  6. Fellow

    A Fellow is an industry recognized expert with a significant body of peer reviewed research and journal publications and frequently speaks at conferences. Acts as a HARMAN ambassador. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 25 years’ experience.

  7. Senior Fellow

    A Senior Fellow is the most accomplished of an elite group of engineers, widely recognized as a World renowned expert in their field of expertise. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree + 30 years’ experience.

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When faced with challenging projects, I ask the opinion of other engineers, make more mockups and try as many solutions as it takes to find the best one.


I feel like our commitment to excellence drives me to make sure I collaborate with the right people and teams to deliver great results.


I work with some talented and experienced people at HARMAN. They drive me to find better solutions, and working with them helps me grow.


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    Deepen your technology knowledge in Product Security, Android, Python, System, Software, and Hardware Architecture, and System testing.

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    Transparent career progression with tangible and specific goals to work towards in preparation to meet your ultimate career aspirations

  • Collaboration

    Collaborate with a diverse group of end-to-end prototyping and research engineers, interaction and visual designers, software and hardware developers.

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    Work with engineers from across the Globe to create world class design and production solutions.

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    Our engineers to take pride in their unique character, cultural and work identities and are encouraged to bring this valuable perspective to their work.

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