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Aviation Software Engineer 1
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Job Description

Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they're a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a policy that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.

Our avionics team is looking for self-motivated, confident and passionate engineers to help us create products that solve complex problems and make pilots lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. At Garmin, our aviation technology provides an industry-leading combination of performance, safety, quality, value, innovation and ease of operation to help our consumers get the most out of every hour they spend in the air. We strive for continual innovation, resulting in high-quality, state-of-the-art products aimed at giving our pilots an unwavering level of confidence when they're up in the air.

POSITION SUMMARY: Builds upon existing software solutions to develop basic software for Garmin products and/or applications in a team-oriented environment

Builds upon existing software solutions to develop basic software in C, C , C#, Java, assembly language, or other selected languages for Garmin or OEM products and/or applications consistently following Garmin's coding standards and in accordance with applicable software development methodology

Perform new product and/or application software design and development as well as maintenance activities for products and/or applications already in production

Troubleshoots basic issue reports, reproduces issues, evaluates technical cause and implements and tests software solutions

Identifies and resolves defects of basic scope using proper engineering tools and techniques such as debuggers, emulators, simulators, and logic analyzers

Communicates status of work clearly providing visibility to supervisor or mentor

May be responsible for planning own technical work

Applies design standards and procedures to implement basic designs

Learns how to use and apply engineering tools as needed for this role

Thoroughly documents work in an organized manner

Works collaboratively and professionally in a team environment with other Garmin associates to achieve goals

Accepts and acts on constructive criticism

Apply Garmin's Mission Statement and Quality Policy and enthusiastically exhibit a desire to see Garmin succeed


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


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Aerospace Engineering, Math or Physics or a technical field (such as CIS or IT) relevant to the essential functions of this job description from a four-year college or university OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule) with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge

Must demonstrate knowledge, education, experience and/or training necessary to develop basic software in C, C , C#, Java, assembly language, or other selected languages

Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills


Superior academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 as a general rule)

Previous work or internship experience in design, particularly for consumer products

Previous experience working in a team environment

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 plans-with low or no premiums-which 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.
As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events-and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence. Our associates benefit from these connections in many ways, including through discounts on products and services, opportunities to attend sponsored events, and even help with work-life initiatives, such as pilot certification and adoption assistance.


About Garmin International, Inc.

We are an authorized, full service Garmin GPS Dealer. We offer a variety of Garmin products at reasonable prices, with excellent product support and in-stock accessories. We can help you choose the right GPS product for your needs. Email us at sales@gpszone.ca or phone us toll free at 1-888-444-0302.