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Software Engineer

Date: Sep 25, 2022

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.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identify 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: Software Engineer
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

Your Responsibilities

As a 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 using Simulink, C, and 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

  • Exposure to software development through education, training, or projects
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience (or training) in embedded software development projects with one or more of the following: C/C++ programming language, Qt, Matlab/Simulink tool chain.
  • Experience with simulation and modeling tools (e.x. MATLAB/Simulink )
  • 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 and/or John Deere Operating System


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 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


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.


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 extend 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.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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