Software Engineer

Industry: Diversified Industrial


Less than 5 years

Posted 339 days ago

A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Job Responsibilities:

Software development is done with a variety of tools, including ActionScript, C++, Java, and HTML5.  A Software Engineer in this position will focus their time developing and testing software.  As a Software Engineer, you will be expected to work as part of a team developing and debugging features in the domain. Self-guided work is expected, and guidance from more senior team members will help expand your capabilities.  The person who will be most successful in this position has a good understanding of the required programming languages used in vehicle infotainment.

  • Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger’s, emulators, compilers, etc).
  • Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
  • Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of software development processes.
  • Working knowledge of embedded operating systems.
  • Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs. 
  • Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bus, and/or port to different platforms.
  • Tests software designs and code at the unit and system level to insure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved.
  • Participates in internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program.
  • Coordinates software development activities with software team leader.
  • Identifies product requirement or performance issues.  Works with software team leader to negotiate resolution.
  • Communicate with peers inside the Harman group to coordinate software development.  This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.
  • Manages small projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating and follow through.
  • Manages large projects and technical resources, including planning, estimating, and developing requirements in compliance with the established software development process.
  • Works with the customer to further define requirements and to resolve issues.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 1-3 years of embedded software development or testing.
  • 1+ years of C, C++, Java, or other structured language.
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.


Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • 2 – 3 years of embedded software development experience using C++ is highly preferred.
  • Androidexperience highly preferred.
  • Experience developing and debugging Java software applications (JDK, Eclipse, LEWIT, Kona).
  • Microsoft Visual Studio development experience (or equivalent).
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment. 
  • Working knowledge of QNX or Embedded Linux.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel20% of the time
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI
  • HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.