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Harman International Industries

Senior Domain Program Manager (Navigation)

Harman International Industries - Novi, MI

Requisition Id : 107198 

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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:

This Domain Senior Program Manager will have global responsibility to help drive software development alignment; supported through frequent interactions with regional and remote development resources. A Senior Program Manager in this position focuses their time assigning and coordinating tasks between global software development teams. Assistance provided to the global teams includes supporting software development, tracking and reporting on all tasks, and assisting all other Domain Leaders and Project Leads to maximize their software development capacity using global teams. In addition, this Senior Program Manager will run daily Domain Scrums across multiple products and across multiple global teams. The person who will be most successful in this position has a good understanding of embedded software development and excellent communication skills with global teams.


Job Responsibilities:

*Manage, track and report on the progress of all work being performed by the global development teams. *Assign and coordinate tasks between domain project leadership and global development teams. *Gather required hardware to support global development efforts. *Manage and ensure adherence to standard development processes for development of new features, debugging of issues, and creation of test cases for unit testing. *Participates/Leads internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program. *Manages global technical resources, including planning, estimating, and developing requirements in compliance with the established software development process. *Works with the customer to further define/clarify requirements and to resolve issues. *Runs daily software scrum meetings. *May direct the work of other engineers. *Software Quality champion who is willing to drive higher software quality across the organization. *Analyze customer and internal requirements and specifications and translates these into software designs. *Lead effort to achieve desired CMMI level. *Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger's, emulators, compilers, etc). *Working knowledge of software development processes and experience with implementation across a global development organization. *Working knowledge of embedded operating systems. *Coordinates software development activities with software team leader.

Basic Qualifications:

*Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent discipline. *15+ years of embedded software development. *5+ years of C, C++, Java,  and other structured languages. *Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Several years of experience working with and managing global software development teams across multiple products. *Proven project management experience in the Infotainment field. *Working experience with embedded systems. *Development experience on C/C++ on Android / QNX platforms. *Strong domain background in Navigation platform. *Experience interfacing with Navigation platform solutions from 3rd party suppliers. *Infotainment / Automotive background. *Experience with Dead Reckoning / Map Matching solutions. *Predictive Navigation to enable autonomous driving experience is desired. *Understanding of State Machine and UML diagrams. *Strong attention to detail. *Good verbal and written communication skills in both English and the native language(s) of global development teams. *Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.


Eligibility Requirements:

*HARMAN will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. *Extraordinary oral and written communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with business and technology leaders. *Willingness to travel. *Willingness to work in the Novi, MI office. *Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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 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!  (


10 days 8 hours ago

Harman International Industries


Senior Domain Program Manager (Navigation) Harman International Industries - Novi, MI, United States


Location: Novi, MI

Company Profile:
Harman International Industries, Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets audio products, lighting solutions, and electronic systems, as well as digitally integrated audio and infotainment systems for the automotive industry worldwide. Its Infotainment segment offers infotainment systems for vehicle applications to be installed primarily as original equipment by automotive manufacturers. This segment markets its products under the JBL Professional, AKG, Crown, Soundcraft, Lexicon, DigiTech, dbx, BSS, Studer, Martin, and Selenium brand names. Harman International Industries, Incorporated was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.