Software Engineer - Aviation Tools Developer

Garmin   •  

Olathe, KS

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

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, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, or Physics from a four-year college or university and a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum of 1 year relevant experience, 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 Qualifications

  • 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
  • Client side web development using AngularJS or React
  • Web application performance analysis and tuning
  • Utilization of open source software in client/server architectures
  • Experience with Java
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