Garmin Aircraft Systems Engineer (Avionics Certification) in New Century, Kansas
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.\n \nWe’re looking for a few good engineers to soar with us. Whether you love coordinating projects or ensuring compliance with rules and regulations, our certification engineers enjoy the flexibility of a multi-faceted job that allows them to have a hand in creating sophisticated, state-of-the-art avionics. Our detail-oriented engineers lead aircraft certification projects by coordinating internal and external groups to ensure well-planned, efficient and timely aircraft systems implementation, development and FAA certification. While we strive for continual innovation, we ensure our combination of performance, safety, quality, value, innovation and ease of operation give our pilots an unwavering level of confidence when they’re up in the air. \n \nIf you think you have what it takes, apply for our full-time Aircraft Systems Engineer position at our hangars in New Century, KS. In this role you will be responsible for leading aircraft certification projects by coordinating internal Garmin groups and outside customers to ensure well planned, efficient and timely aircraft systems implementation, development and FAA certification. Other essential functions include: \n\n\nDevelop well organized project proposals, project specific certification plans and project schedules\n\nDevelop efficient and accurate certification approaches for 14 CFR part 23/25 aircraft modifications \n\nAssist in the preparation and verification of aircraft installation and FAA certification documents \n\nCoordinate with outside customers to understand and meet their expectations consistently \n\nCoordinate internal Garmin groups to communicate, execute and meet project goals \n\nAccurately define aircraft modification compliance requirements in accordance with 14 CFR part 23/25\n\nLogically define project documentation structure\n\nProvide engineering support for the integration of aircraft systems including integrated cockpit systems, automatic flight control systems, TCAS, TAWS, Weather Radar and other assorted avionics systems\n\nProvide engineering support for the development of system safety documents \n Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from a four-year college or university or a minimum of four years’ experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description and must possess previous experience working in avionics design, installation and FAA certification. Other requirements include: Must possess a demonstrated understanding of commercial avionics interface standards and their installation Must demonstrate a clear understanding of the FAA system safety process Proficient with Microsoft Office products Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality Candidates with a Pilot license and FAA Systems and Equipment DER (Electrical) authorization potential, proficiency with AutoCAD, a demonstrated understanding of HIRF and Lightning aspects of aircraft certification and the FAA TSO process are highly preferred! 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 family’s preferences. In addition, Garmin’s 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. 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.