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Senior Embedded Software Engineer- Aircraft Performance 

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Senior Embedded Software Engineer- Aircraft Performance


Garmin International is looking for a full time Senior Embedded Software Engineer- Aircraft Performance, in our Chandler, AZ office to develop performance management functionalities for our Aviation customers.  In this role, you'll be working in the Aircraft Performance Management team and be responsible for generating requirements and software for new features that calculate time and fuel estimates utilizing lateral and vertical guidance for flight plans.


Essential functions include:

Determining time and fuel required to complete a flight between two airports based on meteorological conditions and aircraft specific performance data.

Predictive Performance Management, Vertical and Lateral Guidance.

Ability to plan, coordinate, and schedule effectively.

Ability to design and implement new technical features, considering industry regulations.

Able to identify, and resolve defects using proper engineering tools and techniques such as debuggers, emulators, and simulators.

Communicates status of work, clearly providing visibility to supervisor or mentor.

Completes technical work through requirements, software, and test development and execution.

Applies design standards and procedures to implement complex designs.

Documents work in an organized manner and creates trainings for inexperienced engineers.

Works collaboratively and professionally in a team environment with other Garmin associates and aircraft manufacturers to achieve goals.


Basic Qualifications:

Possess a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical 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.

At least 3 years of Engineering experience with a focus in Embedded Systems

Must demonstrate knowledge, education, experience and/or training necessary to develop software in C

Experience with Flight Management System (FMS)

Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Desired qualifications:

Experience in determining maximum takeoff and landing weights based on available runway parameters, meteorological conditions, obstacle and terrain geometry, and aircraft-specific performance data.

Experience in determining required takeoff and landing field lengths and speeds for a given aircraft weight based on the required calculation parameters.

Experience in determining aircraft center-of-gravity, fuel burn profile, and required ballast fuel based on aircraft empty weight and moment data, fuel tank CG data, and specific aircraft loading configuration.

Experience with DO-178B / DO-178C certification.

FAA Private Pilot License.

Experience in working with Aviation Authorities (FAA/EASA).

Experience in creating software that complies with aircraft performance regulations.

Experience with transport category airplane certification projects (Part 25).


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.