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Michael Albert
Senior Software Engineer
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Michael Albert

Senior Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer with 8 years of experience using C and Python to develop safety critical embedded software. Communicates effectively with both technical and non-technical co-workers and clients. Proud team player focused on achieving project objectives with speed and accuracy.
Garmin International, Inc.
University of Kansas
Austin, TX, USA

Professional Background

  • Current status
  • Profession
    Software Engineer
  • Fields
    Aeronautics / Space
  • Work experience
    6-10 years (6-10 years relevant)
  • Management
  • Skills
    Data Analysis
    Machine Learning
    Front End Web Development
  • Languages
    Native or Bilingual
  • Highest level of education

Job search preferences

  • Desired job type
    Interested in working remotely
  • Desired positions
  • Desired work locations
  • Freelance

Work Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Jun 2017 - May 2021
4 yrs 0 mos
• Embedded software developer for Garmin Aviation’s Integrated Flight Deck, with a focus on cutting edge aviation safety software (TAWS, HTAWS, SurfaceWatch, Stabilized Approach, Autonomi, etc). • Project manager/lead developer during the development of several large software features (delegated tasks to other engineers, estimated effort, ensured the features finished prior to software deadlines, etc). • Software feature lead for several of Garmin's Aviation Safety software features (communicated directly with OEMs and customers to provide information and technical support). • Represented Garmin during the aviation industry’s development of new safety and alerting standards for offshore helicopter operations (DO-376). • Trained and mentored junior developers and engineers, teaching skills in aviation software engineering and working to improve overall team performance. • Developed software to strict performance and reliability standards (FAA mandated requirements - DO-178C). • Experience with the “full stack” of embedded development – from working with pilots on UI design to writing low level algorithms. • Wrote technical documents and requirements to document the behavior of software features. • Developed both unit tests (C) and system level tests (Python); familiar with structural coverage, black box testing, etc. • Extensive experience with independent code reviews, version control (Git, SVN), automated testing (Jenkins), and the Atlassian product family (Jira, Confluence).


Bachelor of Science (BS)
Computer Engineering
2009 - 2013