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Garmin Software Engineer 2 - Consumer Automotive in Olathe, Kansas

Our Consumer Automotive product development team has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Software Engineer who is passionate about developing high-level C/C++ software for embedded devices. As a member of the product software team, you will be responsible for designing object-oriented software to implement customer-facing features. This team incorporates a wide range of navigation, sensor, camera and communication technologies to build products that are essential to our customer's lives.

  • Our product development teams are looking for a full-time Software Engineer, with a passion for developing software, to develop software for new and exciting products. Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Creates and executes designs for small sets of new functionality as part of a software project

  • May perform as a technical leader or Lead Software Engineer for derivative software project

  • Collaborates and adds value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions

  • Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques

  • Performs technical root cause analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems

  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced software engineers (Software Engineer 1)

  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes, and provide comments on some electrical design aspects

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math or Physics or a technical field (such as CIS or IT) from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of one-year relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Other requirements include:

  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge and utilization of engineering tools necessary for successful performance of the essential functions of this job description

  • Must demonstrate proficiency and possess experience necessary to develop moderately complex software in C, C++, C#, Java, assembly language, or other selected languages

  • Demonstrates mastery of relevant software engineering tools (configuration management systems, build processes, debuggers, emulators, simulators and logic analyzers)

  • Must demonstrate proficient ability to capture and document software requirements


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

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

  • Previous experience working in a team environment

Previous work or internship experience in design, particularly consumer products and work experience in a team environment are highly preferred!

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.