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HIL Infrastructure Engineer

Date: Jun 1, 2022

Location: East Moline, Illinois, US, 61244

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  - East Moline  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: HIL Infrastructure Engineer - 85801 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.



Overview & Responsibilities


As a HIL Infrastructure Engineer for our Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) based in East Moline, IL, you will be an integral member of a team responsible for building world-class simulation infrastructure to develop and test embedded software for our Seeding, Planting, and Tillage equipment product lines.  This is the ideal role for someone with expertise in Hardware in the Loop (HIL) test infrastructure development to work at the forefront of agriculture innovation. 


You will also:


  • Create and maintain hardware-based verification environments which emulate physical systems interfacing with embedded controllers.
  • Perform installation, verification, modification, and troubleshooting of HIL units and hardware
  • Support modeling and simulation activities for Seeding, Planting, and Tillage programs
  • Collaborate with design teams to determine appropriate simulations for verification of feature requirements
  • Resolve support requests from Software Engineers, Verification Champions, and Test Automation Engineers utilizing the test environment

What Skills You Need


  • 3+ yrs of experience designing and maintaining automatable HIL systems (ETAS, NI, dSPACE, etc)
  • Experience utilizing MATLAB and Simulink for modeling
  • Strong knowledge of embedded systems and expertise in debugging complex electrical systems
  • Familiarity with serial bus communication protocols, such as J1939 CAN
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a self-directed mode

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Knowledge of Tractor, Seeding, Planting, or Tillage systems
  • Product design or verification experience in Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, and/or Off-road equipment industries
  • Experience with various test automation tools, such as ECU-TEST, Squish, Jenkins, and GitHub



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent related work 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 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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