Harman international Senior Software Engineer in Richardson, Texas

Senior Software Engineer

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Date: Apr 4, 2018

Location: Richardson, TX, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 107361

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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.

Position Summary:

Responsible for architecting, developing & maintaining software platforms associated with next-generation audio, video, light & control systems in Professional Solutions. This person will collaborate closely with CSU, CTG/CTO Office & Product Management Teams to identify, prioritize & develop software platforms. He/she will also be responsible to work closely with NPI teams to integrate software platforms in order to deliver successful products.

Job Responsibilities: List the professional and/or technical competencies needed when performing the key responsibilities of the position. Explain the degree to which this position affects the business (i.e. making decisions, defining or setting strategy, etc.). Please further explain the breadth of the impact this position has (i.e. affects own team, department, function, division, geography, etc.).

  • Responsible for architecting, developing, deploying & maintaining software platforms associated with next-generation audio, video & control systems for Professional Solutions.

  • Manage a global team across the lifecycle of a software product including Requirement Management, Design, Development, Testing, Integration & Release Management. Special focus on Architecture Design, Build & Test Automation, System Profiling & large-scale deployment.

  • Maintain a process-oriented culture for a team developing software products using agile methodologies.

  • Participate in overall business planning by contributing current knowledge and future vision of how technology and systems will enable business strategy, growh and competitive positioning. The CoC Software lead will propose projects derived from these regular planning sessions and align with the Platform leaders for their approval. Collaborate closely with CTG/CTO Office, CSU & PMO groups to identify & prioritize right platforms for development.

  • Talent Management by being at the forefront of the technology curve and build up organization competencies within the group to address the new areas.

  • Leading a Team - Build and develop a strong global team of software and system specialists, responsive to the needs of our businesses. Ability to attract, retain and motivate best in class talent. Promotes and develops top talent, move or change incorrect talent when needed.

  • Team Player - The successful individual will have deep and broad experience leading and managing a team and collaborate with business owners and technology peers. He/She will be able to effectively communicate, motivate, coach and develop technical excellence. Establish credibility throughout the organization and with Corporate Executive Management as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.

Basic Qualifications:

Skills required;

  • Very hands-on

  • 5-8 years of experience.

  • WebApis, API management

  • NoSQL experience with MongoDB, CosmosDB.

  • C++, C#, Mobile, Container, Cloud POC’s, Rapid Prototypes.

  • Master or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in architecting & developing large-scale software applications

  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment

  • Profound knowledge of software architecture styles and design principles

  • Profound knowledge of OOA/OOD, UML.

  • Excellect hands on experience in object-oriented software languages using C/ C++ and Matlab

  • Outstanding experience with Android and iPhone development

  • Hands on experience with cross platform development.

  • Strong understanding of design patterns, algorithms, data structures

  • Good NoSQL experience with MongoDB, CosmosDB.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • A strong ability to build relations and work independently

  • Experience with Scrum in an Agile Development environment and familiarity with relevant tools

Preferred Qualifications: Please list the preferred qualifications needed for this position based on the following:

  • Software Development – 10+ years of experience in driving and leading software predevelopment and core development, understanding the needs of program and product execution – technical capability to guide strategically and manage resources – experienced in leading agile software development

  • Business Acumen - Business acumen, to gauge not just what can be done but to know what can be profitable, is a key requirement for this role. The ability to manage near-term R&D costs/risks with long-term product commercialization is a critical requirement for this position.

  • Communication Skills - While it is required this person to be technically skilled, he/she must also be able to communicate effectively with customers and constituents outside the engineering organization. This person must have the ability to promote and explain technology initiatives to business leaders outside of the technology organization and to external partners and customers.

  • Organizational Leadership - This person should have led a significant part of a technology team. He/She must bring strong people leadership experience up to and including senior technologists.

  • Strategy - This person must be a strategic technology leader; that is, he/she must combine a solid technical foundation with forward-looking strategic skills to effectively develop a software strategy to enable Harman to capitalize on emerging technologies including emerging technology trends outside of Harman’s core domain.

  • Domain Expertise - Understanding of Professional Solutions in the domain of Audio, Video, Lighting & Control will be an added advantage. Knowledge of professional system control technologies is highly desirable.

Eligibility Requirements: List specific location of position and % of willingness to travel.

  • Willingness to travel 15% of the time.

  • Willingness to work in an office.

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

HARMAN (harman.com) 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 services supporting the Internet of Things. 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. Our 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 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. 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. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! (www.harman.com)

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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