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Engineering Talent Community (m/f/d)

Böblingen, Germany, Karlsbad, Germany, Ulm, Germany, Garching bei München, Germany Job ID: 125033 Additional locations: Böblingen, Germany; Karlsbad, Germany; Ulm, Germany

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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Success Profile

What makes a successful Engineer at HARMAN? Check out the top
traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Agile
  • Collaborative
  • 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.

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​:Böblingen, Germany; Karlsbad, Germany; Ulm, Germany

HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Our teams take pride in all that they do – from their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge technologies they create.

Your application to this posting will place you in a Talent Community for potential future openings in Engineering and is not attached to an individual open position. We encourage you to submit your information to be kept aware of new openings and to be found by our Talent Acquisition teams.

Engineers at HARMAN are creative, purposeful and agile. Our teams work hard each and every day to connect the world through state-of-the-art products and solutions. Through their work, our engineers are focused on making life better and more connected, not only for today, but also as we explore the next generation of technology across areas such as automotive, audio, video and lighting.

Comprising 50% of our global employee population, engineers the driving force behind HARMAN’s market-leading connected technologies and innovations. They’re deeply embedded into our global organization and across our multiple divisions and business units.

  • Connected Car: Engineers supporting our Connected Car division are redefining the in vehicle experience through software and technology. Our teams are constantly creating, integrating and maintaining solutions four our automotive customers in exciting areas such as autonomous/ assisted driving (ADAS), Telematics, Cybersecurity, Digital Cockpits and Over-The-Air (OTA) solutions.
  • Connected Services: Our Connected Services engineering teams are focused on end-to-end development. With a wide range of technical application, our teams develop software architecture and designs, create embedded C code, develop unit test plans, while then also modifying and testing all developed software programs, designs and code to ensure the highest quality.
  • Lifestyle Audio: Engineers within Lifestyle Audio are working on truly innovative products that seamlessly integrate into the home or in the car. They’re also responsible for supporting and managing all audio hardware and software global customer programs.
  • Professional Solutions: The Professional Solutions engineering teams are responsible for developing and maintaining software platforms associated with the future of audio, video, lighting and control systems. Collaboration is essential, as our teams work closely with product development and product management teams, as well as new product introduction teams to deliver successful products.

Through technical and leadership trainings and certifications, engineers at HARMAN are given the opportunity to enhance their experience and technical capabilities in their area of focus. Some of our engineers choose to follow an individual contributor path, as a technical fellow or chief engineer, while others may choose a managerial or leadership path.

Passion for creating the next best thing fuels our engineers. Each works independently at times, and collaboratively with global teams on multiple platforms to create connected products and solutions. To excel within our engineering organization, you must be self-motivated, open minded, technical inclined, supportive, flexible and highly adaptable. At HARMAN, we’re a technology company that is rapidly on the move, so we need our engineering teams to be excited and ready to take on the challenges of the future.

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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Employees Say


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.


  • On Demand Technical
    Training Resources

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

  • Career Progression

    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.

  • Global Impact

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

  • Diversity & Inclusion

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

  • Health & Wellness

    Local health and wellness initiatives, resources and activities are provided to help you achieve work/life integration and support maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.

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