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Senior Embedded Security Engineer - REMOTE

Date: Jan 16, 2023

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, US, 50322

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) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Senior Embedded Security Engineer - REMOTE - 91899
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position


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

Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Your Responsibilities

John Deere is looking for a Senior Embedded Security Engineer to join our team that is responsible for securing the Tech Stack used across our fleet of connected and automated machines.  Our team’s mission is to bring the technology to our embedded systems that enables them to be secure, and to drive secure development practices into all of our embedded teams around the globe.


We have multiple positions open in this area.  The following are the responsibilities of the team.

  • Threat modeling at the vehicle level, and also the ECU level
  • Influencing the architecture design of new features (embedded, cloud and mobile) to ensure that our security needs can be met
  • Identifying and implementing cryptographic security controls
  • Providing technical leadership to teams to help them grow their security capability
  • Developing tools and frameworks that make it easy for teams to adopt security


If you have passion and experience in any of those areas mentioned above, we’d love to talk with you. 

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

  • 5+ years of experience in development of embedded applications in C or C++
  • 3+ years of experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Experience with influencing teams without authority
  • Experience with Linux distributions
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering or experience that would be equivalent.

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

  • Experience in the development of embedded systems for vehicles
  • Experience in the development of IoT devices
  • PKI experience
  • Experience in a DevOps role
  • Developed AWS-native applications
  • Understanding of FTP, TLS, UDP, PCI/IP
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering or equivalent.


  • Driving Sustainable Results
  • Operating Globally and Inclusively
  • Making Sound Decisions
  • Communicating with Impact
  • Leading Change
  • Acting Strategically

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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