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Software Engineer - Android (Aviation)-19000ML


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.

Are you a mobile developer who loves to create apps that solve complex problems and make lives easier, safer and more enjoyable? Does the thought of creating apps that interface with cutting edge avionics and provide flight planning services for pilots sound appealing to you? If you've answered yes to these questions, send us your resume! Our mobile applications team in Chanhassen, Minnesota is hiring a full-time Android Developer with experience writing software solutions in Java and/or Kotlin. Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Develop software in Java and Kotlin for Garmin products and/or applications in accordance with Garmin's coding methodology
  • Develop app(s) using Android Studio
  • Develop and take ownership of complex features
  • Create functionality for features and take ownership of features as they evolve
  • Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions
  • Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem-solving techniques
  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate code for efficiencies, and offer suggestions to improve processes
  • Uphold Garmins vision and code of conduct
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other Garmin associates in cross functional teams to achieve a goal
  • Qualifications

    Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering 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.

    Qualified candidates will also possess some or all of the following:

  • Experience developing moderate to complex software in Java and/or Kotlin
  • Experience integrating 3rd party software
  • Adaptability to new technology on the Android platform
  • Experience with NDK, Firebase, Git and Bitbucket
  • Knowledge of and good use of design patterns and object-oriented code
  • Knowledge or proficiency in relevant software engineering tools including building processes, debuggers, emulators, memory profiles, etc.
  • Ability to capture and document software requirements
  • Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your familys preferences. In addition, Garmins financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that 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. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.

    Associated topics: .net, application, backend, java, matlab, php, programming, software developer, software development engineer, software programmer

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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