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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607

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.


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


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer - 85319 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities

As a Sr. Embedded Software Engineer in Customer Proactive Services, you will be a member of a delivery scrum team and work with multiple stakeholders to build and implement solutions improve capability, reliability and efficiency of diagnostic and controller reprogramming as part of the Service Advisor product. In addition, you will

  • Participate in functional requirement analysis and design to drive improvements to diagnostic and reprogramming solutions
  • Provide solution for new customer requirements from technology identification and deployment perspective.
  • Technical leader in the design, develop, test and integrate high quality solutions across product teams and the Enterprise
  • Follows Agile software design methodology for software configuration and development
  • Analyzing medium to high complexity requests and helps in formulating plans for execution (with minimum supervision)
  • Provides production support of the system

You will have the opportunity to work on a hybrid model based out of our new office in Chicago, IL. Currently, the team reports in 1 day per week, could increase to 2-3 days per week in office.

Visa sponsorship is available for this position

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

  • 8-10 or more years of experience in Embedded Systems / Linux C++ programming (Both will be added advantage)
  • Experience with C++ 11/14/17, STL, Multithreading in C++
  • Experience working with the latest developer tools: Visual Studio/CMake, Conan, Git, Jenkins
  • 2 or more years of experience with Agile development process
  • Experience working with Test Driven Development (TDD) and Test Automation
  • Experience with CI/CD build processes and configuration
  • Excellent software design, analysis, and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills to co-ordinate with Global team members, business partners and other stakeholders

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

  • Understanding of CAN and vehicle diagnostics domain.
  • Understanding of embedded programming and tools: Cross compilations, toolchains.
  • Experience on C++ Quality Analysis tools, e.g., Valgrind, CppCheck, SonarQube.
  • Experience or understanding of Node.js and Node.js C++ extensions.
  • Experience on JavaScript and UI frameworks.
  • Experience or understanding of working on Java web services
  • AWS or similar Cloud experience


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics, IT, Computer Science or 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




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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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