Sr. Embedded Software Engineer

  • Harman
  • US - CA - Northridge
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: Harman

Location: Northridge, CA, US - 91324

Job Duration: 2021-05-04 to 2021-06-03


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About the Role

HARMAN’s Embedded Audio group consists of a portfolio of the most innovative audio input and rendering solutions available.  As the Sr. Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Engineer, you will bring software development insights to this team to drive the application of the most innovative audio solutions on the planet.  Collaborating with the Harman Embedded Audio (HEA) Engineering and Sales teams in Northridge, CA and our HEA development center in Shenzhen, China, the Embedded Software Engineer will marshal all HARMAN’s technical might to drive products and technologies through the New Product Introduction process.

Your Team

You will report to the Director of Engineering and Project Management.  

What You Will Do

  • Participate in the design and development of new technology and products for HEA relying heavily on practical experience and analytical modeling efforts.
  • Help determine the feasibility of new software and embedded hardware, ideas, and products proposed or ideated.
  • Design and fully develop embedded software related to audio processing on MCUs and DSPs.
  • Optimize prototype and/or design parameters to maximize performance — one objective being the reduction of the development cycle time.
  • Predict the performance of new or modified product prototypes — prior to their fabrication and testing.


What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • 5 years of experience in advanced programming languages including Java and C++.
  • 5 years of experience in embedded software engineering.
  • Experience with advanced microprocessors and DSPs.
  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing Audio hardware and software.


What is Nice to Have

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science (with a specialty in Embedded Software)
  • Experience with small low-power processors.
  • Experience with porting algorithms onto MCU hardware.
  • Experience with Windows, Android, iOS.
  • Strategically and operationally strong; Ability to synthesize complex information into a simple strategy and then execute and communicate against this strategy.


What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestic and international travel.
  • Be willing to work in an office in Northridge, CA.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.


What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, Harman/Kardon, etc.)
  • Opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the world.
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities.
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration.
  • On-site opportunities to focus on personal well-being and development provided by our Wellness Committee, Volunteer Committee, and Harman Women’s Network.
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies and extensive course catalog.



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. (