Software Engineer 1 (Aviation Tools Developer) in Olathe, KS

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Garmin   •  

Olathe, KS 66061

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago


Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you're a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they doevery day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

Garmin is looking for self-motivated, passionate, and creative software engineers to develop tools that will reduce manual overhead, improve processes, and automate where possible. As a member of this team you will participate in planning, requirements definition, design, development, testing, and release of numerous tools for various purposes. Examples of the use of tools developed include management of requirements, management of code reviews, configuration management, software defect tracking, and automated testing. We are looking for creative individuals who can find even more ways to make our teams more efficient, and allow us to deliver the highest quality software products to our customers. Key essential functions for this role include:

  • Designing, implementing and supporting highly scalable cloud based applications and REST based web services in JavaScript (Node.js)
  • Designing, implementing and supporting various tools/applications in Python, Bash, C/C++, Java


Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, or Physics from a four-year college or university and a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA, or a minimum of 4 years work experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description.

  • Experience with developing applications using web standards such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOM, and HTTP
  • Experience with SCM tools such as Git or Subversion
  • Experience developing applications with relational databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision and demonstrate strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with a collaborative development style

Desirable Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with software development quality methodologies such as nightly builds, unit testing, static code analysis, and code reviews
  • Familiarity with asynchronous I/O programming
  • Experience with issue tracking systems such as JIRA
  • Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • JavaScript frameworks such as Electron/NW.js/node-webkit
  • Caching technologies such as Memcached
  • NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Redis
  • Message queuing systems such as RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • Container technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • Cloud technologies such as OpenStack or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Client side web development using AngularJS, React, or MobX
  • Web application performance analysis and tuning
  • Utilization of open source software in client/server architectures

At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone? – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.

Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer dental insurance, an employee stock purchase plan, a Retirement Plan, and much more….trust us, it doesn't get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for? Apply today.

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.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17