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Senior Acoustics Engineer (HALOsonic Engineer)

Seoul, South Korea Job ID: R-2468-2021

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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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.

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HARMAN is an innovative technology leader that is rapidly on the move. We empower our global teams to do their best as they take on the big challenges that make life better

About the Role

Responsible for the continuous improvement and application of a range of vehicle noise management systems including Active Noise Control, Random Noise Control and Engine Sound Synthesis. Will need to organize and execute vehicle tuning/testing, analyze data appropriately, and apply results towards the design of high performance audio systems utilizing advanced DSP, Acoustics, and Psychoacoustics engineering.

What You Will Do

  • Lead noise management systems development and tuning, working with local and global development teams
  • Analyze and investigate new noise management related technologies and best practices
  • Interface with OEM NVH teams to design, develop and continuously improve noise management systems and technologies
  • Develop and document noise management systems tools and best practices
  • Perform sofware and hardware testing of development designs
  • Use, maintain, and improve upon Best Practices and Design Standards via the Lessons Learned process and the Knowledge Base
  • Provides elevated support for Global HALOsonic engineering Teams in USA, China and etc. by providing suggestions, simpler interpretations or recommendations regarding engineering matters for faster responses
  • Generate and evaluates tuning procedures, tuning results, tuning reports, and other supporting documents as required.
  • Lead and may support, on-site testing, troubleshooting, field modifications
  • Confirm and release tuning EQ including test report.
  • Understand customer and internal requirements for all development and pre-development projects on specifications of Engine Sound Synthesis, Engine Order Cancellation and Road Noise Cancellation.
  • Represent Harman at customer meetings, conferences and training.

What You Need

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical, electrical, acoustics engineering, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience years of experience in acoustics and/or Powertrain NVH
  • Specific experience in NVH data acquisition
  • Skilled in Head Acoustics ArtemiS, Siemens Testlab, or equivalent NVH testing and analysis tools
  • Experience with independently developing and executing test plans for NVH performance evaluation and root cause analysis
  • Ability to work independently to meet customer schedules and expectations

" HARMAN is 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 offer a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation ( "

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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  2. Senior Engineer

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