Software Quality Analyst-Marine
Garmin - Olathe, KS

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Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others 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!

If quality and testing are your thing, Garmin has your team. We’re looking for passionate software testing and quality associates who want to make people’s lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. From developing and maintaining test cases to executing and analyzing results, we need self-motivated, team-oriented and confident engineers who strive for – and exceed – superiority. If you thrive on methodologies, validations and executions, we want to test you!

We’re seeking a

Software Quality Analyst

for our Marine department in

Olathe, KS,

to perform software quality assurance development and testing activities for Garmin’s products in a team-oriented environment.

Software Quality Analysts will work closely with product development teams to create, maintain, and & review test cases and execute test cases/scripts for feature interaction, stress & performance to improve continuous test coverage and overall quality and usability of Garmin products.

Key responsibilities for this role include:
  • Perform analysis of test results and users’ feedback, and communicate with product development teams to assist in problem resolution and create periodic test reports per test process
  • Analyze defects to create additional test cases to improve test coverage and provide leadership in first level defect analysis
  • Define new or improved test processes
  • Train and mentor new team members
Software Quality Analysts may also serve as a test coordinator and lead overall test planning and execution for an assigned product.


Qualified candidates for the Software Quality Analyst role will possess an Associate’s Degree from a two-year college or technical school or a minimum of 4 years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description and excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule.

A minimum of 2 years experience as a Garmin International Software Quality Specialist or 4+ years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description and relevant experience and/or training in software quality assurance processes and methodologies AND experience and/or training creating test plans, conducting usability tests, and/or writing test scripts are also a must.

Other requirements for this role include:
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision while exercising sound judgment
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment
Candidates who possess a Bachelors Degree from a four-year college or university, previous experience working in a team environment, and experience testing and developing/analyzing software tests in a core product market (Aviation, Automotive, Mobile, Marine, OEM, Fitness, Outdoor and Recreation) are preferred.

At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone? – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.

Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer company-paid dental insurance, stock options, a 401k plan, a pension plan….trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for? Apply today.


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