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Software Engineer 1 - Aviation DevOps at Garmin International

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Olathe, Kansas

Job Description:

GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they’re a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a policy that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.

At Garmin, we create products that solve complex problems and make people’s lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. Whether you are interested in developing software using Java, JavaScript, Python or more, we have a future for you. We are looking for a full-time Software Engineer to develop software for our at our Olathe, KS location. The software engineer administers, develops and supports software engineering tools within Garmin's engineering group. In addition to designing new software and performing maintenance on existing products, engineers develop software in Java, JavaScript and Python. They also test software using debuggers, emulators and simulators; perform software releases and software quality assurance activities; and work collaboratively and professionally with other Garmin associates. Other essential functions include:

  • Support the administrative needs and manage software engineering tools.    These tools include (but are not limited to)version control, code review, requirements management, issue tracking, build and integrated development environment tools.

  • Design and implement highly scalable cloud based applications and REST based web services

  • Maintain and improve existing software  engineering tools with upgrades and installations

  • Work with other Garmin teams to ensure infrastructure and applications that depends on it work together seamlessly

  • Assist in training engineering staff on proper software engineering tool use

  • Apply Garmin's Mission Statement and Quality Policy and enthusiastically exhibit a desire to see Garmin succeed

Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Aerospace Engineering, Math or Physics or a technical field (such as CIS or IT) relevant to the essential functions of this job description from a four-year college or university OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Other requirements include:

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge and utilization of engineering tools necessary for successful performance of the essential functions of this job description

  • Must demonstrate proficiency and possess experience necessary to develop basic software in Python, JavaScript, Java C, C++, language, or other selected languages

  • Demonstrates knowledge of relevant software engineering tools (configuration management systems, build processes, debuggers, emulators, simulators and logic analyzers)

  • Demonstrates knowledge of relational databases such as MySQL

  • Must possess experience with Linux/Unix administration and proficiency in shell scripting and command line tools

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience developing applications using web standards such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOM, and HTTP

  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB or CouchDB

  • Experience with software development quality methodologies such as nightly builds, unit testing, static code analysis, and code reviews

  • Experience with Windows software deployment and administration 

As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events—and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence. Our associates benefit from these connections in many ways, including through discounts on products and services, opportunities to attend sponsored events, and even help with work-life initiatives, such as pilot certification and adoption assistance.