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Embedded Software Engineer - Displays

Date: Jul 1, 2022

Location: Dubuque, Iowa, US, 52001

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. And 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  - Dubuque   
Function: Product Engineering 
Title: Embedded Software Engineer - Displays - 84772

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


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


Your Responsibilities


As an Embedded Software Engineer for John Deere Dubuque Works, located in Dubuque, Iowa you will be part of a global team designing, developing, and delivering innovative and high-quality display software solutions. In addition, you will:


  • Utilize the Technology Development Process, Integrated Systems Development Process, and Product Delivery Process to ensure all activities and plans are formulated and followed, in order to launch new vehicle programs into production.
  • Utilize your problem solving skills to support prototype and current production machines.
  • Operate in an Agile software development team.
  • Be proactive with and collaborate on analyzing and identifying potential impact to performance and/or quality.  


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  


What Skills You Need


  • Experience with embedded software product development
  • Experience developing Linux software applications and APIs
  • Experience with C++ or similar object-oriented embedded development language
  • Experience with Agile software development processes
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse distributed team environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience working with display software on off-highway equipment
  • Experience with Qt/QML, OpenGL
  • Experience with CAN communications protocol and the J1939 standards
  • Experience with technology solutions utilized in the construction industry, such as grade control and GNSS, telematics, etc.
  • Experience with Ethernet protocols including TCP, UDP, MQTT, DHCP, HTTP
  • Experience with real time, embedded, multi-threaded systems
  • Experience or understanding of best practices for source control (e.g. GitHub, etc.)
  • Experience working with a cross functional team(s) that delivered major product content to production
  • Experience within an automotive, agricultural, or industrial machine setting



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


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



This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.



If you are moving to an area where housing and general expenses are significantly more expensive than at your departure location, the Company may provide a transitional benefit to help offset these costs for a specified period of time as a part of the relocation package. The Company will notify employees of their eligibility for this benefit based on a calculation provided by Runzheimer International. The calculation is based on a comprehensive assessment of all living cost variables and specific individual characteristics.


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. 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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