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Garmin International Software Architect - Embedded Systems in Olathe, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11305395 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 Embedded Software Architect?on our Automotive OEM Platform team at our HQ location in the Kansas City area. This role is responsible for the technical roadmap, technology standards, performance and scalability, and maintainability of one or more platforms and technical projects.In addition, the Software Architect identifies and implements system improvements and serves as a technical leader who guides technical and implementation direction of applications and projects.? Will also provide mentoring and technical direction to other associates, as well as participate in developing complex software solutions to enhance the project team.The Software Architect also:

+ Develops technical roadmaps, supports, and enforces adherence to the technical roadmaps and development standards through interacting and collaborating with the development teams and functional owners.

+ Technical competence in architecture of Linux and Android Platform environments on embedded systems

+ Negotiates with the business on prioritizing technical work with new business features; creating a balance between healthy systems and delivering critical business features.

+ Contributes, supports, and encourages application development and integration best practices during the SDLC

+ Identifies opportunities for improvement and implements solutions to address those opportunities (e.g. architectural, performance, maintainability, security, scalability, re-usability, etc.) within one or more business applications?

+ Translates, negotiates, and communicates complex architectural and development concepts across development teams and key (often non-technical) stakeholders to meet both architectural and business objectives

+ Performs reviews of technical design and code changes for a specific, assigned portion of the overall applications and integrations code base; providing direction and recommendations to application implementation teams and developers as needed.

+ Recommends technology and development standards to be used on day-to-day feature development.

+ Ensures utilization of standard development tools, technologies, libraries, and frameworks?

+ Exercises a significant degree of leadership to projects and programs which contribute directly to organizational objectives

+ Works with Technical Managers, and Project Managers to determine system wide design impacts

+ Regularly participates in partnering with Domain Architects by participating in vetting new technology solutions, evaluating new technologies, features and functions and provides input on broader technology solutions outside of core discipline

+ Assists in validating and communicating detailed Level of Effort estimates for each project

+ Attends or participates in applicable professional organizations to bring outside knowledge to Garmin

+ Serves as a mentor to less experienced team members? (Seni r & Tech Lead Software Engineers)

+ Develops reliable solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity

+ Serves as a leader of change

+ Provides excellent service to automotive OEM partners, with direct accountability and interaction to OEM customers

+ Serves as a technical point of contact for RFQ responses

+ Demonstrates professional maturity through giving and receiving constructive feedback

+ Addresses conflict effectively without appreciable oversight?

+ Exemplifies Garmin?s Mission, Vision and Values and proactively works to improve Garmin?s image and culture

+ Participates in project definition activities including feature analysis and system trade-offs

+ Performs other duties as necessary

Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity