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Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: East Moline, Illinois, US, 61244

Company: John Deere

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - East Moline  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Embedded Software Engineer - 74798 


Your Responsibilities

As an Embedded Software Engineer at the Global Crop Harvesting Product Design Center located in East Moline, IL, you will be part of an 8 person team developing embedded software to control combine harvesting vehicles. You will be performing software development, testing, and integration to deliver customer facing features.

  • Develop embedded software for vehicle controllers in C and Simulink
  • Create user interface applications in C++ using Qt frameworks
  • Perform embedded systems engineering tasking including requirements analysis, concept development, software architecture and design reviews
  • Execute unit and integration testing of software in multiple environments (virtual, lab and on-vehicle)
  • Analyze issues and drive for resolution of issues found during lab and field testing

What Skills You Need

  • 1 year of experience academically and/or professionally with embedded software development using C, C++, and Python (nice to have)
  • Strong passion for embedded engineering and learning new technologies coupled with a collaborative mindset
  • Strong communication, interfacing, and teamwork skills
  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience (or training/internships/academic projects) in embedded software development with one or more of the following: C/C++ programming language, Qt, MATLAB/Simulink tool chain.
  • Experience with simulation and modeling tools, including: MATLAB, Simulink, and Real-Time workshop
  • Experience with scripting using tools such as Python
  • Technical experience relating to design and diagnostics of electro-hydraulic systems
  • Experience with CAN communications protocols such as the J1939 and ISO 14229 standards
  • Experience with AUTOSAR


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, Computer Science, or Systems 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. 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.


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.



Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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