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Aviation Design Certification Engineer 1

We are seeking a full-time Design Certification Engineer 1 for our Aviation Design Certification Engineering (DCE) team at our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to product development through a diverse set of skills. Project and System development contributions are not limited to one area and a DCE can work in many different disciplines consisting of the following essential skills: 

Essential Functions
  • Assist Project Engineers in managing avionics design teams
  • Guide development teams by understanding and following established design engineering processes 
  • Produce and submit key FAA documents to ensure compliance with required aviation regulations 
  • Define new products and systems through concept, product development, and requirements definition 
  • Provide system level safety analysis of integrated avionics systems 
  • Plan, develop, and implement technical compliance activities according to local, national, and international standards and regulations 
  • Lead and participate in product development reviews 
  • Interface across organizational boundaries to coordinate avionics development 
  • Review and update hardware development process documents 
  • Become an expert in FAA regulatory requirements
  • Validate, design, and verify avionics hardware, FPGA, and/or software 
  • Develop and execute hardware test plans 
  • Gain experience in a wide variety of aviation engineering skills 

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a diverse team, serving the goals of the company
  • Ability and desire to take ownership of new and/or existing products 

Desired Qualifications
  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)
  • Aviation related experience
  • Knowledge of aviation design processes (e.g. SAE ARP 4764, RTCA DO-254, or DO-178)
  • Project management and organizational experience and/or knowledge
  • Electronic design experience and/or knowledge
  • Experience and/or knowledge of environmental testing
  • Knowledge and/or training with avionics safety analysis, failure modes and effects analyses (FMEAs), and/or boolean logic diagrams

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.