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Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Dec 31, 2021

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. 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: Engineering (CA)
Title: Embedded Software Engineer - 79207 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement 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 at John Deere Dubuque Works, you will be part of a global team of Embedded and Electronics developers working to meet the technology demands of our customers.    As an engineer, you will work and learn in a Scrum team environment, designing new and innovative solutions. 


In addition, you will have the opportunity to:


  • Design implement and test software features to support one of many products.
  • Work in an Agile and Scrum team environment
  • Assist in the resolution of complex technical issues
  • Participate in the team planning process of new products and/or major improvements to existing products.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need


  • Engineering experience gained through relevant internships, educational projects and/or practical experience.
  • Experience or education in software development methods and standards
  • Experience or education in C or object-oriented design and programming in C++

  • Experience with IDEs or code editors, such as Microsoft Visual Studio or Visual Studio Code
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability and experience working in a self-directed mode
  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (both domestically and internationally)

What Makes You Stand Out



  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Linux based systems, UML, and additional coding languages such as Bash, JavaScript, Python, and Lua
  • Experience developing with GUI development for embedded applications such as QT/QML or Crank Storyboard
  • Experience Model Based Software Design, preferably Mathworks (Simulink/Stateflow/Real-Time Workshop)
  • Knowledge of electronic circuits and components, such as Microcontrollers, FETs, EEPROM/Flash, etc., with the ability to read schematics and data sheets
  • Experience with CAN communications protocol and the J1939 standards
  • Experience within an automotive, agricultural, or industrial machine setting



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


  •  Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science



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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