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DevOps Intern (HQ - Olathe, KS - Summer 2020) at Garmin International in Olathe, Kansas

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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.

Forget “special projects” for newbies, our software engineering interns work side-by-side with a mentor, making hands-on contributions to the world’s top-selling GPS navigation and wireless communication products. Put your brain to work at Garmin.


We are looking for a full time DevOps Intern at our world headquarters in Olathe, KS.  In this role, you'll also be responsible for developing and supporting software engineering tools within Garmin's Aviation group. Other essential functions include: 

  • Identifies and resolves defects of basic scope using proper engineering tools and techniques such as debuggers, emulators, simulators, and logic analyzers

  • Communicates status of work clearly providing visibility to supervisor or mentor

  • May be responsible for planning own technical work

  • Applies design standards and procedures to implement basic designs

  • Learns how to use and apply engineering tools as needed for this role

  • Thoroughly documents work in an organized manner

  • Works collaboratively and professionally in a team environment  with other Garmin associates to achieve goals

Qualified candidates for this role will have completed coursework in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a field relevant to perform the essential functions of this job description with a minimum cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0. Other requirements include: 

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Must possess relevant experience and/or training in a high level language such as C, C++, C# or Java relevant to Garmin’s business needs

  • Must possess relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object oriented design methodology relevant to Garmin’s business need

Preferred Experience with: 

  • Linux administration 

  • Virtualization technologies such as VMWare

  • Linux containers and container technologies such as Docker 

  • Container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes 

  • Cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Open Stack 

  • Scripting languages such as Bash and Python 

  • Programming in C/C++

  • Database technologies such as MySQL 

  • Monitoring technologies such as Zabbix, Nagios, SolarWinds Orion

A cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 and previous experience working in a team environment is highly preferred!


Garmin Intern Perks:

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Test cutting-edge Garmin products before they are released

  • No formal dress code

  • Mentorship to help you grow in your technical and professional skills

  • Associate discount on consumer products

  • Housing stipend option for interns whose permanent address is located more than 50 miles from Garmin

  • If you join us full-time, your time as an intern counts towards becoming fully vested with your 401

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. 

  • Applicants will be considered for all U.S. locations; this excludes Salem, Oregon.

  • Applicants will also be considered for all SWE internship positions open at Garmin, excluding Salem, Oregon. 

  • Applicants will be considered for all Garmin business segments (i.e., Aviation, Fitness, Marine, Outdoor, Auto OEM, Consumer Automotive, etc.).

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.