Senior Software Configuration Manager

Garmin International, Inc. Cary , NC 27518

Posted 3 months ago

As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve.

That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications. Software and management two things that when combined make for a pretty sweet job if youre into these things.

Our senior software configuration management engineers not only deliver software releases and variants for multiple Garmin products, but they also make proposals and recommendations on how to improve existing processes; define and implement branching strategies, build processes and delivery schedules; lead constructive discussions and drive decisions of configuration management topics; and develop and maintain scripts, among other tasks. Basically, its a pretty high level job with software engineering tasks added in. If having a hand in all things software and all-things management, including mentoring younger engineers, sounds like something youd enjoy, then lets coordinate a meeting.

We are looking for a full time Senior Software Configuration Management Engineer in our Cary, NC location. In this role, youll be responsible for:Performing regularly scheduled product releases based on code written in C, C , C#, Java, or other selected languages for Garmin products in accordance with Garmins software development methodology. Create & maintain delivery schedules for these products.Developing and maintaining build tools and infrastructure to support software engineers, including Continuous Integration tools

Working with other software engineers and engineering team leads teams to define and implement branching strategies, build processes and delivery schedules

Making proposals & recommendations to improve existing processes where needed

Leading constructive discussions and drive decisions of configuration management topics with other software configuration management engineers and software engineers

Developing and maintaining scripts and tools, and build environments to support multiple software variants for each product. Solutions must be easily scalable.Working with software engineers to manage delivery and integration of features, bug fixes, and ensure that deliveries meet quality requirements

Youll also perform a basic functionality check of software build prior to releasing to larger product engineering team, support developers using the software development tools & environment, automate routine tasks where possible, and mentor less-experienced software configuration management engineers.In addition, you will:Provide additional leadership in cooperation with the team leader and other functional teams

Perform job functions independently with minimal direction from supervisor

Gain understanding and apply detailed knowledge of Garmin processes and procedures

Make data-driven decisions

Automate routine tasks whenever possibleA Bachelor of Science or above in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math or technical field (such as CIS or IT) from a four-year college or university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA OR, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 8 years experience performing a substantially similar role is required. Qualified candidates will also possess a minimum of 5 years substantially similar experience as a Software Configuration Management Engineer. Other key requirements include:Detail-oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Relevant experience in a high-level language such as C, C , C# or Java relevant to Garmins business needs

Relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object oriented design methodology

Relevant education and/or experience in software design, development and maintenance, as required for the successful performance of the essential functions of the position

Must demonstrate scripting experience with Python or PERL, or another scripting language

Must possess demonstrated expertise with software version control such as Git, Gerrit, ClearCase or Subversion.Experience in Jenkins, Coverity, OpenStack, Incredibuild, Artifactory, Docker, JIRE, or a similar tool is a plus!Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers.

We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your familys preferences. In addition, Garmins financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount.

Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few. EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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Senior Software Configuration Manager

Garmin International, Inc.