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IT Network & Telecommunications Engineer Intern

We are seeking a full-time IT Network & Telecommunications Engineer Intern in our Olathe, KS location. In this role, you will be responsible for learning and training to become a Network & Telecommunications Engineer including managing technology through the use of tools and scripting, including learning about the organization, leadership and coordination with cross functional IT teams to ensure components of overall system are managed.

Essential Functions

  • Learn to design/develop complex, integrated solutions to meet business requirements or enhance performance of Garmin’s network and telecommunications systems
  • Learn to perform/evaluate cost analyses and vendor comparisons for projects to ensure cost effective/efficient operations
  • Learn to measure feasibility of various approaches and make recommendations
  • Gain understanding of capacity avoidance, redundancy, and health constraints of network & telecommunications systems
  • Learn about SOX, PCI, and other regulatory or security requirements and partner with a mentor or leader to ensure adherence
  • Learn about the use of tools and scripting to effectively manage technology
  • Gain understanding of interdependencies in system and application components and learn how to apply that knowledge in system design and maintenance
  • Learn effective problem-solving techniques, root cause analysis, identification, and implementation of corrective action for given problems
  • May participate in planning and implementation of minor version upgrades
  • Learn about 24X7 on call support and may participate in responding to network and system related questions
  • Participate in organization and learn about leading meetings with users of IT systems
  • May provide support to helpdesk on escalated problems and issues

Basic Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Relevant experience and/or training
  • Other education and/or experiences as required for the specific projects being developed

Desired Qualifications

  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)
  • Previous experience working in a team environment


This job must be performed within commuting distance of the office listed above.


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.


This position is eligible for Garmin's benefit program. Details can be found here: Garmin Benefits