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Software Engineer - Test Infrastructure

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Ankeny, Iowa, US, 61244

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Ankeny  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Software Engineer - Test Infrastructure - 79678 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement 

Your Responsibilities


As a Software Engineer - Test Infrastructure for John Deere ISG located in Ankeny, IA you will join our team in building a world-class simulation infrastructure to develop and test our embedded software for various platforms. This position will:


  • Support modeling and simulation activities for various Crop Care projects.
  • Work with design teams to determine appropriate simulations to validate the system, subsystem, and feature requirements.
  • Support the design team to develop a virtual verification environment that emulates physical systems interfacing with embedded software.
  • Handle support requests from software developers, verification champions, and test automation engineers using the test environment.
  • Drive efficiency through abstraction, automation, and reuse of simulation components.
  • Identify and document new processes and best practices to drive commonality and reuse.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience developing software in C, C++, C#, Python, or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of embedded software concepts
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to lead conversations and collaboration
  • Strong, demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a self-directed mode
  • A Mindset of creating automated, deployable solutions (Continuous Integration)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • MATLAB/Simulink simulation and model-based software experience
  • Experience with Software-in-the-Loop or Hardware-in-the-Loop test environments
  • Experience with controls development or mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics
  • Experience with J1939 CAN protocol
  • Sense of ownership, curiosity, and ability to function in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment that is distributed across various time zones and locations


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree in a related technology field or 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. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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