Acoustics System Engineer


Junior industry position

Position Summary:

Responsible for the continuous improvement and application of a range of vehicle noise management systems including Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) systems such as Engine Order Cancellation and Road Noise Cancellation and also Engine Sound Synthesis.  Will need to organize and execute vehicle tuning/testing, analyze data appropriately, and apply results towards the design of high performance systems using advanced DSP and acoustics engineering.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Job Responsibilities:

Support noise management systems development on multiple projects within local and global development teams.

Analyze and investigate new noise management related technologies and best practices.

Interface with Harman R&D teams along with customer advanced NVH teams to design, develop and continuously improve noise management systems and technologies.

Perform software and hardware testing of development designs both on bench and in-vehicle.

Use, maintain, and improve upon best practices and design standards via the lessons learned process.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 2+ years of experience or MS in acoustics or ANC.

Experienced in ANC, digital signal processing, or acoustics engineering.

Experienced in algorithm testing.

Working knowledge with Head Acoustics NVH development tools.

Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

Proficient in Matlab programming


Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance

Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition

Change Orientation:

Champion a better, faster and simpler way of doing things

Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs

Collaboration:  Connect, engage and communicate with others

Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships

Judgment: Make sound decisions

Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions

Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results

Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence

Eligibility Requirements:

Willingness to travel up to 15-20% of the time

Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI

Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test

Willingness for overtime and weekend work, as needed


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Junior industry position


Novi , United States