Embedded Software Engineer - Networking Marine at Garmin International

Posted in Architecture 26 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Cary, North Carolina





Job Description:

GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, Garmin’s focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use every market we serve. 

Come on board with Garmin Marine engineering! Our team is looking for self-motivated, confident and passionate engineers to create high-quality, state-of-the-art products that give our consumers an unwavering level of confidence when on the water. Our marine team leads the industry with innovative technology that integrates performance, safety, quality, value, innovation and ease of use into our products – to help our consumers make the most of their time on the water. Our marine product development team in Kansas City is hiring a full-time Embedded Software Engineer - Networking for our Marine team.

Embedded Software Engineer - Networking job responsibilities include:


  • Develop moderately complex software in C language, or other selected languages for Garmin products and/or applications consistently following Garmin’s coding standards and in accordance with applicable software development methodology and release processes

  • Utilize software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, build processes, and debuggers in the software development process

  • Create and execute designs for small sets of new functionality as part of a software project

  • May perform as a technical leader or Lead Software Engineer for derivative software project

  • Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions

  • Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques

  • Perform technical root cause analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems

  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced software engineers (Software Engineer 1)

  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes, and provide comments on some electrical design aspects

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

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other Garmin associates in cross functional teams to achieve goals

  • Apply a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion

  • Passion to learn and grow in a team-based development environment

  • Other responsibilities include reviewing product and/or application information manuals and brochures for technical accuracy and participating in product definition activities such as feature analysis and system tradeoffs.

Qualified candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math or Physics or a technical field (such as CIS or IT) from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of one year relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience plus a cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule.

Qualified candidates will also demonstrate proficient knowledge and utilization of engineering tools necessary for successful performance of the essential functions of this job description including experience necessary to develop moderately complex software in C language.  Demonstrated mastery of relevant software engineering tools (configuration management systems, build processes, debuggers, emulators, simulators logic analyzers) and demonstrate proficient ability to capture and document software requirements.

Other preferred qualification for this position include:


  • Experience working with Linux

  • Experience working with TCP/IP

  • Experience working in a team environment

  • Experience or expertise in evaluating and improving embedded software performance

  • Ability to develop, debug and maintain embedded multi-threaded software

  • Familiarity or experience with user interface design and development

  • Previous experience developing embedded systems

  • Interest in fishing, boating, and/or sailing activities

Our benefits, designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life, keep us competitive and allow our associates to make their own decisions about their well-being and future. We offer a choice of healthcare plans—with low or no premiums—which consistently rank in the 90th percentile when compared to other high-tech employers, plus dental and vision plans for you and your family. In addition, our financial benefits rate 82% above the median for technology companies comparable in size. Our 401K retirement plan provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount.

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