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Aviation Human Factors Design Engineer

Company: Garmin
Location: Olathe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Garmin Aviation's mission is to create innovative, best-in-class avionics products and services that reflect our passion to serve and enrich our customer's lives -- and our Aviation Human Factors Design Engineering team is at the heart of it all! From the design of our cutting-edge flight decks, to the look-and-feel of our aviator watches, to defining the interfacing of our web and mobile applications, this team shapes and designs anything our pilots see and touches. We're looking for an Aviation Human Factors Design Engineer to join this visionary team that plays an integral part of our product development, focusing on general aviation, business aviation, commercial aviation military and unmanned/optionally piloted vehicles./n/nThe ideal candidate would be a pilot or have some form of aviation experience, along with experience in Human Factors or User Experience / Design work. Essential functions for this role include:/n/n/n/tDesigns, reviews and tests user interface designs for avionics products and aviation web / mobile services/n/tEnsures consistency using Garmin aviation user interface guidelines by leading user interface reviews, providing UI training to software engineers and soliciting feedback to improve guidelines as needed/n/tAttains in-depth knowledge of product operation including configurations and variations of Garmin integrated flight decks/n/tWrites system concept, design and description documentation to support creation of features and products/n/tEvaluates and tests new products and features during development including concept evaluations, bench testing, flight simulation testing and flight testing and certification/n/tSupports customer visits and reviews/n/tServes in leadership capacity to design new features including coordination of stakeholder input including flight operations or customer test pilots, technical research and competitive analysis/n/tIdentifies areas of aviation and human factors training needs within the aviation software team and develops and implements training to address the needs/n/tLeads development, coordination and execution of human factors evaluations/n/tRepresent the pilot by working with the software development team to ensure ideal solutions are developed and deployed/n Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Aviation Sciences or Human Factors from a four-year college or university OR an equivalent combination of education and experience with outstanding academics. Other requirements include:/n/n/n/tAdvanced working knowledge of aviation industry and avionics/n/tDemonstrated proficient knowledge of aviation industry and competition/n/tStrong and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills/n/n/nCandidates with the following qualifications are highly preferred!/n/n/n/tPilots license (Private, Instrument or Commercial rating)/n/tExperience with Adobe software products, Sketch, or other design tools/n/tExperience with competitor integrated flight decks and flight management/n/tExperience with integrated flight decks through flying, flight test engineering or flight simulators/n/tKnowledge of Garmin aviation products, especially Garmin integrated flight decks/n/tDemonstrated passion for aviation, along with critical problem-solving skills and ability to influence and inspire others/n/n/n 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, veterans status, age or disability.

Keywords: Garmin, Olathe , Aviation Human Factors Design Engineer, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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