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Posted by: Garmin International on May 24, 2024


Olathe , KS

Job Description:


We are seeking a full-time Team Leader Human Factors Design Engineer (Web/Mobile) in our Olathe, KS location. In this role, you will be responsible for directing and coordinating activities of a Human Factors Design Engineering team responsible for the development and design of multiple, highly complex aviation products and services.
Essential Functions
Coordinate associates, methods, and tools to develop project road maps, estimates, budgets, and deliverables in alignment with Gamin Aviation business goalsPerform administrative duties related to associate performance management, annual team budgets, and process improvementLead a team of Human Factors Design Engineers with diverse capability levels in the definition/documentation of technical product roadmaps involving pilot interfaces, defining new features including coordination of stakeholder input, technical research, competitive analysis, writing system design/description documentation and creating associate software change requestsPromote/lead efforts to ensure consistency using Garmin aviation user interface guidelines, user interface reviews, providing UI training to software engineers and soliciting feedback to improve guidelines as neededLead/coordinate concept development, product design and development activitiesLead/coordinate concepts for complex products and product families including identification of market need, technical and market feasibility analysis, system design and product definitionDirectly supervise Human Factors team members with daily observation, assuring appropriate attendance and providing assistance to team membersEnsure team meets overall goals in accordance with the product development plan or market requirements and ensure project milestones are metDirectly supervise various levels of team members by setting the tone for a healthy team environment and providing individualized coaching, training and mentoringParticipate in recruiting activities, interview, hire, train, and evaluate performance for the team which includes performance evaluations/associate relations with HR Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Human Factors, Aviation, Math or Physics AND a minimum of 5 years experience in a technical role, performing duties similar to the functions of this team OR a minimum of 10 years relevant work experienceExcellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0)Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of aviation, avionics, and industry standards, guidance material, and regulationsDemonstrates expert level knowledge of Garmin Integrated Flight Decks and advanced proficient knowledge of all Garmin aviation productsDemonstrates proficient knowledge of aviation industry and competitionStrong working knowledge of aviation human factors and associated guidance and regulatory materialDemonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsMust be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude, work well with others, and be a driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problemsBroad technical knowledge and skills in one or more areas of avionics systems and product developmentDesired Qualifications
Master's Degree in Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, or other relevant fieldDemonstrated advanced knowledge of aviation human factors and associated guidance and applicable FAA and international regulatory materialProficient using common rapid prototyping tools, remote research tools (ex. Figma, UserZoom, Qualtrics, etc.) and/or data analysis tools (statistics in Minitab, Python, SAS, SPSS, etc.)Pilot's certificate with Instrument Rating
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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