28 days old
2017-10-272017-11-25

Aviation Software & Systems Engineer

Garmin International
Olathe, KS
  • Job Code
    17000IG
GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

Our aviation product development team in Olathe, Kansas is hiring a full time Aviation Software & Systems Engineer to support the successfuldevelopment, and verification of sophisticated avionics systems by creating and testing embedded and PC software; evaluating relevant sensor and component technology; devising and analyzing algorithmic concepts; and implementing system-level simulations and tests.





Job responsibilities include:



  • Develop and maintain algorithms and software for sensor-system intensive FAA-certified avionics,including attitude heading reference systems (AHRS), strap-down magnetometers, and air data computers


  • Assist in software verification activities to support FAA certification


  • Evaluate viability of existing and emerging sensor technologies for advanced state-of-the-art avionics products


  • Design and implement simulations of complex avionics systems


  • Participate in testing of avionics systems in laboratory and flight environments


  • Participate in product design activities including electrical, software, or mechanical development



Qualified candidates will possess a Masters Degree or PhD in Electrical, Aerospace, Software or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university with a cumulative minimum 3.5 GPA or a field relevant to Garmins business needs for this role, or 4 years work experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description and demonstrated training and knowledge in dynamics, estimation, and/or control theory relevant to Garmins business needs for this role. A minimum of 2 years experience performing a role that involves structured software programming, preferably C or C++ and active use of system design and analysis tools, preferably Matlab and/or Simulink. Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and superior analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality are also a must!




Candidates with demonstrated knowledge of Inertial sensors and navigation relevant to Garmins business needs, experience with RTCA DO-178B software development and certification testing procedures, and or a Private pilots license are preferred.




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 planswith low or no premiumswhich 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. Relocation assistance provided. Apply today.







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