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Senior Software Engineer (Embedded in C/C++)

Date: Jun 19, 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - East Moline,  Waterloo, IA  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Senior Software Engineer (Embedded in C/C++) - 85406 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.



Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer at Global Crop Harvesting Product Design Center, you will be performing software development (C, Matlab/Simulink, C++, QT), testing, and integration of software components to control transmissions for crop harvesting vehicles. You will also perform embedded system engineering tasks, including:

  • Perform requirements analysis, operational concept development, software system design/architecture, component integration, design reviews, vehicle platform testing and problem solving.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance for the software team’s developers and collaborate with enterprise software teams as a key stakeholder for the Combine software team. 
  • Assign, coordinate, and review work from other engineers and support personnel. Mentor engineers within the team on embedded software work.
  • Analyze and drive for resolution of complex software issues.

What Skills You Need

  • 4 years or more years of expertise in embedded software development with C/C++ programming language and/or Model Based Software Design (MBSD) using the Matlab/Simulink tool chain.
  • Strong technical skills in the areas of software development, hardware integration, and electrical systems.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability and project management skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment and mentor fellow engineers.
  • Knowledge of product development processes.

What Makes You Stand Out

  •  Experience with embedded operating systems and CAN communications J1939 protocol.
  • Experience in machine learning theory and learning algorithms.
  • Technical experience relating to design and diagnostics of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems in Agricultural or Construction vehicles.
  • Technical skills and knowledge in portable electronic design, communication bus interfaces, GPS systems, wireless communications, and mobile application development.


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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