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Electrical & Software Test Engineer

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Grovetown, Georgia, US, 30813

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) - Georgia  - Grovetown  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Electrical & Software Test Engineer - 94010
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 an Electrical & Software Test Engineer for John Deere Engineering Center located in Augusta, GA, you will maintain and integrate applicable software into the Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL) test environment to allow earlier detection of software issues. In addition, you will: 


  • Analyze software requirements and plan, coordinate, and perform testing on electrical components, embedded software, and agricultural machines to verify that components, systems, and software meet requirements
  • Develop the automation environment, plant models, and scripts for automated testing 
  • Conduct software / hardware test activities to meet Product Development Process schedules and align testing with Product Verification & Validation activities
  • Collaborate and troubleshoot with verification champions, testers, developers, and stakeholders


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • 3 or more years' experience with the development and execution of embedded software qualification and validation in the SiL, HiL and ViL environments
  • General understanding of C, C++, C# and integration of Matlab plant models
  • Good analytical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Effective communication, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills and teamwork experience
  • Good knowledge of electrical and electronic controls, components, and troubleshooting related issues

What Makes You Stand Out


  • ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certification or equivalent
  • ECU Test tool knowledge and experience
  • Experience with J1939 CAN and use of CAN interface tools such as Vector tools
  • Knowledge of Agile development process and using Rally
  • Knowledge of data logging tools, such as eDAQ to record and analyze CAN data
  • Knowledge and experience with John Deere Vision or V2Net and EETs PVV documentation systems



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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field. 

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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