Senior Software Engineer in Salem, OR

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Garmin   •  

Salem, OR 97301

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

This job is no longer available.


As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields.

But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.

We are looking for a full time Senior Software Engineer to join our Aviation Software team in Salem, OR. Seeking someone who is interested in working in low level programming and providing technical leadership and project planning for software development for products, applications, or systems new to Garmin.

In this role, you'll also be responsible for serving in a leadership capacity for carrying out software development in C or other selected languages for new products and applications. Other essential functions include:

  • Researches fundamental problems and implements algorithm solutions that are appropriate
  • Balances quality, quantity and complexity in work output
  • Offers peer technical assessments in areas of expertise, new technologies and software designs
  • Assist design engineering as needed with component datasheet review and schematic design review
  • May partner with electrical engineering or process manufacturer to turn on new processors
  • May work with software vendors to integrate externally developed deliverables into project
  • Evaluates new technologies as they apply to existing functions.


Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math or Physics or another relevant engineering/technical field AND a minimum of 3 years relevant experience OR Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the fields noted above AND a minimum of 5 year relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience with a cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0. Candidates will also demonstrate proficiency with designing architecture software systems and modules that support new technology or improve capability/performance of existing functionality and competence with researching fundamental problems and implementing appropriate algorithmic solutions. Demonstrated ability to serve as a lead software engineer for a complex software project and the ability to decompose functional requirements into well-defined tasks while balancing quality, quantity and complexity in work output are also required. Other requirements include:

  • Demonstrated capability to offer peer technical assessments in areas of expertise, new technologies and software designs
  • Must possess proficiency in writing software in C 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 Garmin's 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

Valid Through: 2019-9-16