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Software Engineer (Embedded Graphics

Job in Olathe - Johnson County - KS Kansas - USA
Company: Garmin
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-06-04
Job specializations:
  • Software Development
    Computer Science, C++
  • IT/Tech
    Computer Science, C++
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description - Software Engineer I (Embedded Graphics) (21000NJ) Job DescriptionSoftware Engineer I (Embedded Graphics) -21000NJ 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.

Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

Our Technologies team is hiring a full time Software Engineer focused on Embedded Graphics to develop software for Garmin Avionics at our Headquarters location in the Kansas City area.

In this role, you will be developing software in C, C++, or other selected languages, performing software design, development and testing for OEM and retrofit avionics products. The work will be focused on developing, testing and optimizing low-level GPU drivers in a multi-threaded system; Implementing OpenGL and Vulkan APIs; Developing profiling and debugging tools for GPUs.

Additional duties include:

  • Developing high-performance, graphic intensive software on a resource constrained platform.
  • Developing and maintaining multithreaded software.
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Qualifications

    Qualified candidates for this role will possess a 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 with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Other requirements include:

    Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates proficiency with designing well architected software systems and modules that support new technology or improve capability/performance of existing functionality.
  • Excellent programming skills and knowledge of C/C++.
  • Experience in low-level programming.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in 2D/3D (OpenGL/Vulkan) graphics and rendering technologies and a strong expertise in math.
  • Experience in writing efficient GPU shader algorithms.
  • Knowledge of GPU architectures.
  • 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.

    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



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