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Senior Software Engineer - Aviation Databases at Garmin International in Olathe, Kansas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


We are seeking a full-time Senior Software Engineer in our Olathe, KS location for the Aviation Database Products Group. The Garmin Aviation Database Products Group is responsible for providing aeronautical data for use in Garmin certified avionics, portables and our Garmin Pilot mobile application. Our group writes and maintains software and tools to process this data, pack it in proprietary Garmin formats, and make available as regular updates to our customers in the field.

Essential Functions

  • Serves in a leadership capacity as an individual contributor for carrying out software development in C, C++, C#, Python or other selected languages for new products and/or applications

  • May serve as a Lead Software Engineer for complex software development project designs and/or reviews architected modules and software systems supporting new technology or improving capability/performance of existing functionality

  • Decomposes functional requirements into well-defined tasks

  • Researches fundamental problems and implements algorithm solutions that are appropriate

  • Offers peer technical assessments in areas of expertise, new technologies and software designs

  • Participates in project leadership and/or program planning including providing technical input to product development plans and concept documents

  • Makes substantial contributions toward determination of project goal/objective feasibility and applies good judgment in setting schedules/risk taking

  • Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced Software Engineers (1 & 2)

  • Contributes to advanced technical research on new technologies

  • Provides reliable solutions to a wide range of difficult problems using sound problem solving techniques

  • Assists with regular production processing responsibilities as needed, ensuring high quality output within tight industry deadlines

  • Develops and maintains process and software documentation in compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Diagnoses problem reports and determines root cause, develops solution and communicates to stakeholders

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, Physics or related field AND a minimum of 5 years relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)

  • Demonstrated proficiency with designing well architectured software systems and modules that support new technology or improve capability/performance of existing functionality

  • Demonstrated competence with researching fundamental problems and implementing appropriate algorithmic solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a lead software engineer for a complex software project

  • Ability to decompose functional requirements into well-defined tasks while balancing quality, quantity, and complexity in work output

  • Demonstrated capability to offer peer technical assessments in areas of expertise, new technologies and software designs

  • Mastered proficiency in writing software in C, C++, C# or Java and relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object-oriented design methodology

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

  • Must be positive, detail oriented, organized, team oriented and a driven problem solver, multi-tasker, and self-starter with the ability to prioritize and lead in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)

  • Demonstrated proficiency with SQL and working with relational database management systems

  • Experience using command-line shell scripting (e.g. Windows Batch, PowerShell)

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.

This position is eligible for Garmin's benefit program. Details can be found here: Garmin Benefits

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