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Senior Embedded Systems Engineer

Date: Jan 16, 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: Engineering (CA)
Title: Senior Embedded Systems Engineer - 91835
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position

 Visa sponsorship is available for this position





As the Senior Embedded Systems Engineer working on a hybrid basis within our Embedded Software, Architecture, and Test Engineering division, you will play an integral role on the team developing cutting-edge technologies for our Turf & Compact utility vehicles in Grovetown, GA (25 minutes west of Downtown Augusta).


This role will also allow you to lead a software strategy across the vehicle and facilitate and align program timelines. You will also become known as the driving force behind the transition from concept to production software. 


Additionally, you will also be involved with...


  • Developing concept software with the goal of enabling a successful transition to production software
  • Gathering requirements and writing features at the feature level
  • Performing software feature decomposition 
  • Creating the software strategy for interfaces across the vehicle 
  • Owning interfaces to domain or feature boundaries

What Skills You Need


  • Advanced expertise in embedded software development, systems engineering, or control system design experience using C/C++ to design, develop, and maintain complex embedded software systems
  • 4 or more years of experience with utilizing simulation and modeling tools such as MATLAB, Simulink, and Stateflow to develop and maintain complex simulation models and evaluate the design of embedded systems
  • Experience with following rapid prototyping software development processes to design and develop rapid prototypes of embedded software systems
  • A track record of developing and nurturing business relationships in a team-based culture
  • A history of leading and mentoring software engineers

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Familiarity with John Deere products, practices, and operations
  • Experience with authoring requirements and utilizing requirements management tools
  • Previous contribution to an Agile team and knowledge of Agile methodology
  • Ability to apply closed-loop control theory to design and implement embedded systems
  • Expertise in CAN J1939 to enable communication between electronic control units (ECUs) in vehicles or heavy equipment



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering



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.



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