Senior Software Engineer - Electrification

Date: Apr 14, 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  or Cary, NC
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Senior Software Engineer - Electrification - 105702
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position



This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change. 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Software Engineer for the John Deere ISG Electrification team located in Fargo, ND or Cary, NC, you will….


  • Act as a technical lead on a team of motivated developers to deliver the software solutions critical to our growing electrification needs.
  • Develop innovative and robust software solutions for our electrification products and the vehicle platforms that use them.
  • Provide mentorship to other developers in software design, modeling, coding, and testing practices.
  • Collaborate with team and stakeholders to define and prioritize project backlogs. 
  • Contribute to the delivery of cutting-edge electrification products that set the foundation for John Deere’s future of precision, performance, and productivity.


Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years of professional experience developing software projects using the C programming language
  • 5 or more years of experience employing rigorous process measures to ensure product quality
  • 5 or more years of experience in embedded software development using real time operating systems, task schedulers, and configuring microcontroller peripherals
  • 5 or more years of experience developing robust software verification measures for production intent products
  • Experience with communication protocols such as J1939, ISO11783, UDS, TCP/IP
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (English)

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with power electronics products such as inverters, converters, or battery management systems
  • Experience with Agile software development methods
  • Experience with test automation using Hardware in the Loop systems
  • Experience with control systems (e.g. electro-mechanical control or electro-hydraulic control systems)
  • Experience using model-based software development
  • Other programming languages such as C# or Python



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


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree.


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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