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Senior Software Delivery Lead

Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Waterloo, IA, US, 50613

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo 

Note:  This position may be located in Moline, IL; Waterloo, IA; or Des Moines, IA per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Software Delivery Lead - 51319 

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Delivery Lead, for John Deere, you will be a project leader on a team designing innovative solutions for customers in an Agile culture.  In addition, you will:

  • Lead the software team planning, execution, and delivery for vehicle product delivery program as a software program manager.
  • Be a liaison between program teams and design engineering teams in defect resolution process. Lead teams to resolve system issues.
  • Be responsible for the planning and execution of multiple software programs including EPDP and Continuous Improvement.
  • Document key program milestones and scope expectations.
  • Ensure feature delivery priorities are aligned with a cross functional team of stakeholders.
  • Communicate program delivery status and risks to key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate software releases.
  • Support and drive resolution for issues that arise in testing or production.

VISA Sponsorship IS available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 4 or more years of experience relating to software engineering
  • Experience in software programming methods
  • Experience building business relationships in a team-based culture

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • 2 or more years of experience relating to software project planning and execution
  • 4 or more years of experience in software, system or product engineering
  • 4 or more years of experience in electronic system design, development and validation of embedded software, or experience in IT software development
  • Background with John Deere products, farming practices and/or farm equipment operation
  • Understanding of Agile methodology and experience in an Agile team
  • Simulation and modeling tools (e.g. MATLAB, Simulink, and Stateflow)
  • Continuous integration tools and automated testing
  • Experience with CAN J1939 communication protocol
  • PMI certification or MBA degree

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Mechanical Engineering with Controls emphasis

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.


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