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High Level Software Engineer 1- Automotive

Garmin International
Olathe, KS 66061
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Our Consumer Automotive product development team has an exciting opportunity for a full-time High Level Software Engineer 1 who is passionate about developing high-level C/C++ software for embedded devices. As a member of the product software team, you will be responsible for designing object-oriented software to implement customer-facing features. This team incorporates a wide range of navigation, sensor, camera and communication technologies to build products that are essential to our customer's lives. Our product development teams are looking for a full-time Software Engineer, with a passion for developing software, to provide technical leadership in our Olathe, KS headquarters. Essential functions include:

  • May serve as a Lead Software Engineer for a 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

  • Balances quality, quantity, and complexity in work output

  • May work with software vendors to integrate externally developed deliverables into project

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

  • Offers process improvement suggestions and authors new procedures as appropriate

  • Review product and/or application information including manuals and brochures for technical accuracy

  • Participate in product and/or application definition activities including feature analysis and system tradeoffs

  • Perform other duties as necessary


Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math or Physics or another relevant engineering/technical field OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Other requirements include:

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

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

  • Must demonstrate competence with researching fundamental problems and implementing appropriate algorithmic solutions

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

  • Must possess the 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

  • Must possess proficiency in writing software in C, C++, C# or Java as appropriate for performing the essential functions of this job description

  • Must possess relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object oriented design methodology relevant to Garmins business needs

  • Must possess relevant education and/or experience in software design, development and maintenance, as required for the successful performance of the essential functions of the position

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience implementing User Interfaces and other customer-facing features using Object Oriented programming languages

  • Familiarity with testing, debugging and optimizing software on embedded systems

  • Previous experience designing and implementing Object Oriented designs in C++

  • Experience following Agile development processes in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

  • Experience performing peer reviews of software architecture, detailed designs, and work breakdowns produced by other software engineers

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

  • Previous experience working in a team environment

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, veterans status, age or disability.

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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