Principal Engineer I, SW
HARMAN International
Bangalore, Karnataka
1m ago

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.

Platform Architect is responsible for System Architecture definition of ATLAS / Titan and leads the Change Control Board & Architecture design discussions.

Platform Architect is responsible for guiding the Domains / CoCs in architectural matters and deciding whether or not proposed changes support a sound Android architectureResponsible for driving efforts that take advantage of long-term silicon / hardware disruptions for Android PlatformsPlatform Architect drives innovation across the company, platform Contributions in Android software and security technologies in the broadest sense.

Platform Architect is responsible for driving HARMAN software development into Android upstream by reviewing, interacting with Google.

Platform Architect provides technical leadership to Android software organization

will be actively involved in HARMAN's roadmap process and drive, among others, HARMAN's Android strategy for virtualization, Containerization and security in conjunction with Product Management.

The Platform Architect is responsible for leading, mentoring and grooming fellow technical architects, functional owners and system engineers of the platform and project teams.

This ownership extends cradle to grave for the software development lifecycle : including the pursuit, planning, development, launch, and maintenance phases of a program.

In the role, you will lead by example with technical and management direction, orchestrate ongoing activites and priorities for architects, define scope and manage architecture responsibilities.

The Platform Architect is both an internal and external customer plus supplier communication path regarding status and escalations.

The Platform Architect is expected to participate on the Harman Architecture Review Team. The Platform Architect is expected to participate on the patent review board, Global Software Architecture Board.

The Platform Architect will report to the Technical Fellow of the Android product line and work with other teams including product management, business operations, sales and other groups inside of the Android product line.

Act as technical expert for new business quotations. Resolve conflicts between internal and external stakeholders including suppliers and customers. Job Responsibilities :

  • Act as one Window for All Cockpit and Android topics as Subject Matter Expert for all internal & external Stakeholders
  • Guiding entire HARMAN Android Ecosystem (including Samsung and third party vendors) to comply and do quality Android designs.
  • This works involves development of Proof of concepts Demos for Customers, CES events and also involves Customer Design Win Discussions.

  • Responsible for investigating, inventing, incubating and incorporating new technologies into Android productline based programs as subject matter expert
  • Oversee Technical work of platform & domain android product line software architects
  • Act as Lead Platform architect and provide direction for new technologies
  • Front end RFI,RFQ, RFPs technical response. Mentor and train software architects work on new RFI,RFQ, RFPs
  • Challenge various software teams to provide efficient, secure and on-time software solutions
  • Analyzes critical problems and determines priority calls to drive resolution
  • As Founding member of the Android Architecture group managing the system and functional aspects of the Infotainment system with alignment to Google Android Ways of Working.
  • Participate in Harman architectural reviews and provide insight to next steps and possible root causes
  • Work with Engineering Development teams to ensure Android compliance for our Customers.
  • Lead investigations into performace issues and find solutions
  • Act as Harman Engineering excellence and Best practices champion for Software Correctness (Code Reviews), Stability( Static Code Analysis) & Reliability (continuous System Test maturization)
  • Participate in software architecture, design and code reviews as software expert
  • Continue to support Harman Android-Linux Kernel teams as technical subject matter expert
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • 15 years of software development experience
  • 8+ years in a Senior System Architect role defining platforms for Software Product Lines in embedded software development
  • Proven hands on software development expertise
  • Extensive experience in consulting and / or client-facing role is preferred
  • Must have significent architectural knowledge of Android automotive infotainment systems
  • Recent significant systems / software experience with complex development cycles that span multiple release versions
  • Previous experience in all phases of the software development process (Requirements, Scope, Design / Plan, Develop, Test, and Customer Acceptance.)
  • Must be able to articulate vision and influence decision making outcomes with internal stakeholders, external suppliers, and the customer
  • Must have a "whatever-it-takes" attitude using diplomatic leadership skills within a collaborative teamwork environment to accomplish the necessary results
  • Proven and effective communication, analytical, judgment, initiative and execution skills
  • Preferred Qualifications : Masters in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • 10+ years experience as an embedded software developer
  • 5+ years experience in embedded system optimization and launch issue resolution as a hands on contributor
  • Previous subject matter expert for systems software specializing in startup and stability
  • Drive for Results, Team Player, Change Orientation, Customer Focus, Self-Awareness
  • Experience with managing distributed development teams is preferred
  • Automotive and infotainment industry experience
  • Vehicle systems and network architecture practical knowledge
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