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Sr. Electronics Design Engineer

Date: Nov 5, 2022

Location: Austin, Texas, US

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) - Texas  - Austin  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Sr. Electronics Design Engineer - 90518
Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position


This position may be located in Fargo, ND, Austin, TX, Cary, NC or Chicago, IL per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


Your Responsibilities


Does the future of energy and electronics excite you? As a Sr. Electronics Design Engineer supporting John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), you will join a dynamic, innovative design team and operate in a technical environment where valuing others, diversity and inclusion are critical to the success of our team and our business. In addition, you will:


  • Work within all phases of the engine controller product lifecycle utilizing a variety of tools and experiences for design, simulation and testing
  • Develop and/or evaluate possible design solutions for engine controllers to improve cost, quality and performance
  • Collaborate with others globally across John Deere ISG- Electronic Solutions (ES), Power Systems and Enterprise Technology Engineering Center (ETEC) to define and capture customer needs, define product requirements and develop electronic hardware solutions
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to less experienced engineers


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years of experience performing electronic circuit design, including schematics, PCB layout, product specification, modeling, simulation, etc.
  • 5 or more years of experience comprehending microprocessor- based embedded electronic, software and mechanical packaging designs and requirements
  • 5 or more years of experience performing complex engineering work requiring application of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out engineering tasks
  • The ability to make sound decisions and communicate effectively within a cross- functional organization
  • 3 or more years of experience developing and/or executing test or analysis plans for product verification and validation
  • 5 or more years of experience with Electromagnetic Induction (EMI) principles and design considerations/integration

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with Pspice or other circuit simulation tools
  • Experience with MathCAD
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics or other schematic capture tools
  • Experience designing to harsh environmental specifications
  • Experience with microcontrollers
  • Experience with electronic control systems hardware design in diesel engine technology
  • Systems engineering experience
  • FMEA experience



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


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related discipline


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 Benefit Pension)
  • 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


Click Here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.


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.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


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