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Hardware Engineer, Analysis & Problem Solving (m/f/d)

Karlsbad, Baden-Wurttemberg Additional Location: Karlsbad, Germany Job ID: R-10429-2022

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

  • Cross customer projects root cause analysis of field failures with emphasis on lower application stack e.g. operating system, driver etc. for our Infotainment system and amplifier
  • Failure localization from customer view down to technical / component view
  • Analysis of analog and digital functional blocks (e.g. power supplies, audio blocks, microcontroller / SoC units, etc.) within complex hardware architectures
  • Responsibility for analysis tasks and coordination within HW and SW Engineering departments as required (e.g. NTF-Process)
  • Reporting of failure description, root cause and remedial actions

What You Need

  • Bachelor or Master in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences or a related technical discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in automotive development
  • Knowledge in Hardware and Software of Automotive systems (Telematics, Infotaiment, Amplifiers) as well as bus systems (PCIe, USB)
  • Knowledge of automotive networking ( MOST, CAN, etc.), automotive diagnosis and flash tools
  • Excellent Knowledge of digital signal processing (DSP), preferably in the area of audio signal processing, including DSP programming (e.g. Analog Devices and Texas Instruments)

What Makes You Eligible

  • Knowledge of DC / DC converters and digital circuits as well as EMC-compliant circuit design
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with scripting languages, tools and operating systems (e.g. Linux, QNX, Android)
  • Knowledge of problem solving tools & techniques like 5-Why, Y-Effect, Fishbone diagram, 8D or similar will be preferred
  • Well-structured and results-oriented
  • Very good analytical, logical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication, coordination and teamwork skills
  • Business fluent in German and English
  • Willingness to travel

What We Offer

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation
  • You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance
  • Attractive salary package based on the Metall & Elektro Tarif Baden Wurttemberg and an Employer contribution towards a company pension plan
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program

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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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