Hardware Product Verification and Validation Engineer

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Fargo, North Dakota, US, 58102

Company: John Deere

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota  - Fargo  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Hardware Product Verification and Validation Engineer - 105590
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position




Your Responsibilities


As a Hardware Product Verification and Validation Engineer for Intelligent Solutions Group - ES, located in Fargo, North Dakota, you will….


  • Gather and format test requirements from internal and external customers with assistance from others.  Review and provide proper feedback about the requirements to stakeholders or cross functional design teams.
  • Create Hardware Test Plans, with assistance from others, based on product requirements, test standards, and testing best practices.
  • Perform with assistance, Product Verification and Validation testing, internally or externally, and support troubleshooting problems associated with testing.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of testing results and up to date schedules of current and future testing, communicating results and schedule progress to stakeholders.
  • Review test results, draw conclusions, and compose technical reports based on findings and results of testing.
  • Collaborate with other project team members as needed to ensure the testing is performed as specified in the product specifications.


VISA sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 1 or more years product testing of electronics or product development experience
  • 1 or more years project management experience
  • 1 or more  years work experience in a team environment
  • 1 or more years experience with data acquisition and validation tools
  • Good written and verbal communications skills (English)

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with product testing or design of ruggedized electronics.
  • Experience working with VC-B1 or VC-B2 voltage levels
  • Experience with development and debugging tools (e.g. oscilloscopes, multi-meters, etc.)
  • Knowledge of reliability planning for electronic assemblies.  
  • Experience with basic electronics hardware and systems (i.e. Op Amp, FET’s, Transistors, A/D converters, serial and parallel interfaces, etc.)
  • Experience in LabVIEW or other NI programming languages
  • Experience with communication networks (e.g. CAN, Ethernet, RS-232/485, etc.)
  • Experience with communication protocols (e.g. J1939, ISO11783, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Experience working in an ISO 17025 accredited test lab.  



Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Mechatronics Engineering from an accredited engineering program

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use


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The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.



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