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Senior Engineer, Module Systems

Date: Sep 3, 2022

Location: Ankeny, Iowa, US, 50023

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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Ankeny  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Engineer, Module Systems - 89335
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Module Systems Engineer for John Deere Des Moines Works located in Ankeny, IA, you will define systems requirements by identifying and translating customers, business, and other stakeholder needs. In addition, you will...


  • Facilitate design solutions by developing and evaluating systems design and architecture
  • Provide technical consultation on specific Crop Care system/equipment and their theory of operation
  • Assist with technical issues with customers support, manufacturing or other continuous improvement needs


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 4 or more years of experience in product design, test, or analysis
  • 2 or more years of demonstrated experience leading and collaborating with multifunctional, cross cultural design teams across other functional groups 
  • Good understanding of engineering principles and can independently apply these principles to system development
  • Knowledge of the product development processes and enterprise software delivery processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with systems engineering methods of decomposition, system boundaries, and interfacing
  • Experience with writing, defining, or interpreting requirements for design
  • Understanding of Crop Care equipment and the businesses they operate in
  • Experience with software development in a team environment
  • Work experience with specific systems such as hydraulic, electrical, control, liquid application
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with both local and global teams
  • Advanced degree in engineering or certificate in system engineering
  • Knowledge of agriculture practices



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


  •   Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Electrical, Mechanical, or Software 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 extend 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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