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Design Engineer 2 (Tucson, AZ)
Garmin International    Tucson, AZ 85775

GPS Manufacturer/Distributor
We are looking for a full-time Design Engineer at our Dog Product Center of Excellence in Tucson, Arizona.

Garmin is a large, multinational provider of products that are a compelling part of our customers lives. In Tucson, these products are focused on improving the relationship between dogs and their owners. If you love hands on product development where you can see your work making a difference to the business right away, we have the job for you. This position is located in our sunny Tucson, AZ Dog Product Center of Excellence. Tucson boasts over 280 days of sun a year with no snow all year round. A city of almost a million people, nestled in Southern Arizona and home to a major research university, Tucson offers all of the amenities of larger cities with lower cost of living, minimal travel times and easy access to mountains, hiking, biking and just about any other outdoor activity one could want.

In this role, you will design and develop moderately complex electronic circuits, equipment, systems, and products. May serve as a Project Engineer or lead small projects or sub projects.

Other essential functions include:

* Design and develop moderately complex analog, digital or RF circuits for products derived primarily from existing products including simulations, schematics, PCB layout and evaluation
* Proficiently use troubleshooting and general EE tools (e.g. multimeters, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, schematic design and PCB layout programs, etc).
* May perform as a technical leader or Project Engineer for small projects or sub projects as part of a greater project, following established procedures
* Offer suggestions for process improvement and evaluate new options for similar technology
* Test circuits designed by other engineers and document the test results
* Perform moderately complex schematic design, PCB layout, troubleshooting and debugging, using established design standards and procedures
* Design test boards and circuit modifications to test design improvements
* Find technical root cause and suggest corrective action for given problems using sound problem solving techniques
* Source and analyze appropriate components to meet electrical engineering design needs
* Work with the factory team to understand design impacts on manufacturability
* Contributes to technical research on new technologies
* Collaborate and add value through participation in design reviews, providing comments and suggestions on electrical engineering design aspects
* Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
* Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes, and provide comments on some electrical design aspects
* Serve as a mentor to less experienced design engineers (Design Engineer 1)
* Use good communication skills
* Apply Garmin’s Mission Statement and Quality Policy and enthusiastically exhibit a desire to see Garmin succeed
* Apply a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field AND a minimum of 1-year relevant experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other requirements include:

* Demonstrated ability with application of design standards and procedures to develop moderately complex analog, digital and/or RF designs including simulations, schematics, PCB layouts and evaluation
* Demonstrated ability with electrical engineering tools
* Demonstrated knowledge of design impacts on manufacturability

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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