Software Test Technician I - Contract



Requisition Id : 109872 

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Job Description

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:

Primary purpose of the full-time Software Test Technician I is to perform software system tests, record the behavior, and report the results for both customer owned, and Harman owned product. This is an ideal position for a currently enrolled college student pursueing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science or even a recent graduate in one of those majors. You’ll get real world experience while still in school!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform software testing of assigned products according to required standards and specifications.  Interpret customer complaint into testable performance criteria.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of test cases, test data and results along with reporting failure information to appropriate departments of the company.
  • Keep abreast of products, using published change notice reports and Engineering Change Notices (ECN) provided by supervisor in order to revise or update products as necessary.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock, but exposure is within OSHA's standard requirements.
  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Two year technical diploma or a High School Diploma or equivalent, and currently pursuing a four year degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Ability to read schematics, use service manuals, follow test procedures, and use logical troubleshooting techniques. 
  • Strong understanding of audio system design and operation.
  • Must have good communication skills and interface well with others.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to hear full range audio frequencies to determine abnormal variations.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and clear driving record in order to perform drive testing at Harman using customer owned vehicles
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and within OSHA's standard requirements.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Use test equipment, such as an oscilloscope and digital multimeters.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Read and interpret documents and description of problem to complete appropriate testing.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • 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!  (

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Developer, Technician, Engineer, Electrical, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering

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