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Web Front End Developer 2

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.

Information technology is rebooting the workforce one computer, one operating system, one associate at a time. From developing new tools and implementing standards-based applications to managing Garmin servers, email and phone systems, the team uses industry-standard technologies but also creates customized programs to meet the company’s needs. At Garmin, IT teams are comprised of associates who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

We’re seeking an Internet front end developer to design, enhance and develop innovative and secure single- and multi-system Web properties and applications. Must be able to work in a team environment to ensure effective, efficient project completion. If you want to help us look good online, send us your resume.

We’re looking for a full-time Internet Front End Developer 2 at our headquarters in the Kansas City area. In this role you will be responsible for researching, designing, and implementing new front-end best practices, frameworks and technologies. You will also consider user feedback and data when developing moderately complex solutions to contribute to the evolution of Garmin’s online standards. Other essential functions include:

-Works independently in an exciting fast-paced, dynamic environment

-Provides solutions for moderately complex problems for existing applications

-Maintains, improves, and extends existing applications with limited assistance from other associates

-Works collaboratively and professionally in a team environment to determine general approach and specific solutions to technical problems

-Reviews complex tasks for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy

-Works with team members to develop and implement unit and system testing processes for single or multi system projects

-Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work documentation and organization

-Responsible for planning small/medium sized projects or tasks


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

-Outstanding academics with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge

-Demonstrated experience in successful implementation of technology solutions

-Must demonstrate proficiency implementing the latest best practices and patterns to build user-focused

-Web applications and high fidelity prototypes utilizing front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (ES6, Backbone, React is helpful)/jQuery.

-Experience with modern tools such as (GIT, CI/CD, PaaS, Node)

-Experience with SASS

-Experience with REST Services

-Have worked in an Agile environment

-Work experience with a CMS

-Previous experience working in a team environment and a diverse online portfolio demonstrating a thorough understanding of current front end coding practices is highly preferred!

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 family’s preferences. In addition, Garmin’s 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.


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