Harman international Senior Architect (m/f) for Navigation Platform in Garching, Germany


  • Value and drive the architecture and design across multiple navigation areas of the technology stack that powers the Harman Connected Car products

  • Lead the architecture of customer projects and understand the transfer of customer requirements to platform features

  • Write C++ portable, modular, high performance code that serves as benchmark, understand and support TDD, having a self-explanatory code style

  • Contribute to architectural decisions of our premium head-unit Navigation engine including address entry (geo-location), guidance, positioning (map matching), traffic, interfaces with the digital map and user interface modules

  • As part of a matrix organization work with engineers, designers, testers and managers in multiple locations as needed to help integrate and deliver solutions

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or similar education

  • At least 5 years of professional experience within navigation domain having participated in several customer projects

  • Approx. 10 years of experience in C++ with exposure to embedded systems

  • Knowledge of current software development technologies, such as component-oriented and OO software development, UML, Design Patterns, XML

  • Deep knowledge of the embedded device constraints and how to root cause and debug issues through the entire SW development life cycle

  • Self confidence, high team spirit and communication skills

  • English fluently written and spoken, German language skills are beneficial

HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.9 billion during the last 12 months ended June 30, 2016. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! (www.harman.com)

Location: Garching, DE

Req ID: 93767

Date: Mar 6, 2017

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