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Senior Battery Software Architect

Date: Oct 1, 2022

Location: Cary, North Carolina, US, 27513

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) - North Carolina  - Cary  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Battery Software Architect - 81417 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Battery Software Architect for John Deere Power Systems located in Cary, NC, you will….


  • Be responsible architecting the complete embedded software for the battery management system (BMS) as well as integration of the control algorithms utilizing the appropriate engineering tools and considering the BMS overall requirements
  • Lead functional safety analysis for the control architecture to comply with ISO-26262 standard and other automotive safety standards
  • Define BMS functional requirements based on vehicle, customer, and regulatory requirements
  • Work closely with BMS algorithm and battery cell engineering
  • Benchmark of different battery management architectures and technology to determine the optimum solution for John Deere solutions


Visa sponsorship IS available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years’ experience in developing software solutions
  • 2 or more years’ experience in the design, development, and testing of battery management systems in lithium-ion batteries
  • 5 or more years’ experience contributing as a core team member on a cross-functional product development team
  • 2 or more years’ experience in battery management system integration into electric vehicle applications

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Understanding of Lithium-Ion Battery technology trends, vehicle industry application trends, battery management system technology trends, and lithium-ion battery test approaches.
  • Deep understanding of Battery Management System algorithms including state of charge (SOC), state of health (SOH) and Safety Functions
  • Previous hands-on experience with design according to ISO 26262
  • Previous experience in BMS PCBA architecture, schematic design and validations
  • Experience with artificial intelligence and/or machine learning methodologies and application to battery management systems.
  • Experience with battery management system testing.
  • Experience with construction, agricultural, and turf vehicle engineering.



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


  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Electronics engineering, Physics, or other related discipline with experience



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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