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Olathe, KS
10000+ employees
1989
Company - Public (GRMN)
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Navico, Fitbit, Apple
In 1989, Dr. Min Kao and Gary Burrell founded Garmin on their shared vision of integrating global positioning system (GPS) technology into navigational devices for consumers. They successfully brought together their diverse backgrounds, represented by the open space ... Read more

Mission: To be an enduring company by creating superior products for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor, and sports that are an essential part of our customers' lives.

Garmin Reviews

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer I in Olathe, KS
    Current Employee - Design Engineer I in Olathe, KS
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    I have been working at Garmin full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Comfortable, friendly, good benefits, interesting

    Cons

    Somewhat low pay. Benefits may make up for it.

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Garmin Photos

Garmin photo of: Garmin HQ in Olathe, Kansas (Photo thanks to Flickr user balpeck, available under by-nc-sa v2.0)
Garmin photo of: Royals Charities Event
Garmin photo of: The Big Slick Charity event at #TheK
Garmin photo of: GPS Vets supporting an Air Force Unit overseas
Garmin photo of: Heart of America 5k
Garmin photo of: The Marine testing products at the lake
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Garmin Interviews

Experience

Experience
59%
23%
18%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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23%
7%
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Garmin in January 2018.

    Interview

    I had a behavioral phone interview with a recruiter from Garmin followed by a technical phone interview with an engineer over a few weeks. I was tested on C, OOP, algorithms and data structures.

    Interview Questions

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Garmin Awards & Accolades

  • Best Place to Work for Recent Grads, Symplicity, 2016
  • Best Tech & Engineering Internships, Vault, 2017
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