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Garmin Sr. Embedded Software Engineer - Wireless Cameras in Olathe, Kansas

The Camera Platforms software team enjoys creating Action Cameras, 360 Cameras, Dash Cams, Backup Cams, and Wireless Monitoring Cameras that thrive in the adventurous lives of Garmin consumers. Our work is challenging and rewarding, with many opportunities to develop expertise in the growing field of imaging and computer vision systems. We develop products using advanced digital signal processors and image signal processors from leading vendors in the industry. Furthermore, our designs occasionally serve as the springboards for innovative new camera products across Garmin’s business segments. The Camera Software Platforms team collaborate closely with multi-disciplined engineers in our Kansas City-based headquarters, as well as camera engineers and optics experts in Taiwan, during all stages of the product life cycle. If you are passionate to learn and eager to tackle new challenges, then the Camera Software Platforms group is for you!

We have an immediate opening for a talented Senior Software Engineer (low level) to join the Camera Software Platforms team! You will serve in a technical leadership capacity, responsible for carrying out software development primarily in C/C++, and drivers and interface components for a variety of rugged action cameras - from single lens action cameras to a dual lens 360 camera!

Check out the features our team develops! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C60Dm3hj1qk

Additional functions include:

  • Design and/or review architected modules and software systems for new technology or improving performance of existing functionality

  • Decompose functional requirements into well-defined tasks

  • Research fundamental problems and implement algorithm solutions that are appropriate

  • Balance quality, quantity and complexity in work output

  • Offer peer technical assessment in areas of expertise, new technologies and software designs

  • Assist design engineering as needed with component datasheet review and schematic design review

  • Partner with electrical engineering or process manufacturer to turn on new processors

  • May work with software vendors to integrate externally developed deliverables into project

Candidates for this role should possess a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or another relevant engineering/technical field AND a minimum of 3 years relevant experience OR Bachelor of Science Degree in any of the fields noted above AND a minimum of 5 year relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience plus a cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule. Other requirements include:

  • Proficiency in writing software in Embedded C/C+

    • Experience developing Firmware and Low-Level drivers for camera products is highly preferred!
  • Networking knowledge - HTTP server, JSON interface

  • Demonstrated proficiency of designing well architectured software systems and modules that support new technology or improve capability/performance of existing functionality

  • Competence with researching fundamental problems and implementing appropriate algorithmic solutions

  • Proven ability to serve as a lead software engineer for complex software projects

  • Ability to decompose functional requirements into well-defined tasks while balancing quality, quantity and complexity in work output

  • Demonstrated capability to offer peer technical assessments in areas of expertise, new technologies and software designs

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 well-being 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.

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