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 wi
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Aviation Systems Engineering Support Specialist

Garmin International • 
Olathe, Kansas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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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.
 
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!
 
We are looking for an Aviation Systems Engineering Support Specialist to work at our headquarters in Olathe, KS, a beautiful suburb of Kansas City, MO. Garmin Systems Engineering Support Specialists partner with systems and programs engineers to coordinate technical issue troubleshooting, lead the generation and maintenance of select technical system documentation, and are responsible for integrated flight deck software loading and test execution. Other essential functions include:
  • Lead the generation and maintenance of select technical documentation, LRU library, and data packages.
  • Independently research, analyze and prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) responses to complex integrated avionics systems.
  • Define format and create usable data by analyzing data logged during flights and preparing in clear and concise manner.
  • Lead technical issue troubleshooting, including conducting software loading, testing and troubleshooting on integrated system test benches.  
  • Proactively engage and coordinate appropriate company resource to resolve issues.
  • Perform a wide variety of nonstandard complex tasks associated with avionic system analysis, research, test preparation and evaluation.
  • Position requires the format definition and development of relevant, clear records, logs and analytical data.
  • Assist with maintenance of scalable documentation / data packages as outlined below
  • Serve as min point of contact for making / modifying drawings (ECOs)
Job Requirements:
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of 2 years of experience in the aviation industry OR a minimum of 5 years work experience performing a substantially similar role. Other requirements include:
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Demonstrates proficient understanding of electrical engineering theories and concepts
  • Demonstrates strong and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problems.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, or another substantially similar electronics or technical field and pilot’s license 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.
 
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