Software Engineer (Mid Level- Front End) at Garmin International

Posted in Information Technology 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Olathe, Kansas

Job Description:

GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

We are looking for a full-time Front End Mid-level Software Engineer 2 for our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas.  In this role, you will be responsible for developing scalable web applications for our core website. The ideal candidate has a passion for development and understands how they fit into the ever-changing front-end landscape, as well as a desire to explore the following opportunities: 

  • Develop highly visible web applications that are used by millions of worldwide customers across 50+ countries 

  • Collaborate with global engineering teams using exciting technologies including React, Vue, GraphQL, Node.js, Cloud Foundry, Elasticsearch, CSS3, and HTML5 

  • Participate in the full development lifecycle from concept, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and deployment 

  • Maintain all aspects of an application including front-end, backend, data integration, UI design, and optimization 

  • Engage in a diverse development culture that encourages you to focus your expertise while expanding your knowledge of all areas of modern front-end development 

  • Create intuitive customer experiences using REST APIs and web components 

  • Iterate quickly in an Agile, CI/CD driven environment with daily production releases 

  • Embrace ambitious and innovative concepts including component-based architecture, edge computing, functional programming, micro-frontends, and test-driven development 

  • Express passion through failure, learning, and improvement 

  • Be part of a truly collaborative team that strives to make a difference 

  • Identify and drive improvements in engineering best practices and global standards  

Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor of Science Degree OR Master of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or another relevant field AND 2 years relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Other requirements include:

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript/Node.js 

  • Strong HTML/CSS skills 

  • Experience developing web applications using JavaScript frameworks (Vue, React, Angular, etc.) 

  • Experience using REST and AJAX 

  • Experience with web standards, usability, and accessibility principles 

  • Experience communicating and interacting with non-technical individuals 

  • Strong and effective verbal and written communication skills 

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.