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Software Quality Engineer

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: Mannheim, BW, DE, 68163

Company: John Deere

With currently 3000 employees, the John Deere factory in Mannheim has been Germany’s largest manufacturer and exporter of agricultural tractors for more than 50 years. The production programme for the worldwide market includes 27 different basic models (70 to 185kW (95 to 250hp)) in different versions and with numerous options. The Mannheim factory accounts for two-thirds of Germany’s total tractor production.


John Deere GmbH & Co. KG – Factory Mannheim Product Engineering is looking for a:


Software Quality Engineer (m/f/d)


Your Role:


As a Software Quality Engineer, for Factory Mannheim Product Engineering, you will focus on prevention of defects during the software development life cycle.  In addition, you will:


  • Lead activities to ensure embedded SW quality in Mannheim
  • Implement a risk based approach to software quality planning.
  • Implement the Quality process in development life cycle.
  • Use structured methodologies to review and analyze software defects, looking for systemic causes.
  • Define corrective action plans / process improvements to address the root causes.
  • Communicate lessons learned to the organization.
  • Drive best practices and behaviors throughout all scrum teams in an Agile working environment.
  • Develop key measures and metrics of quality performance and track progress.
  • Act as leader and coach throughout all phases of execution
  • Collaborate with your Software Quality peers in Waterloo, Pune and within EEG to ensure common practices.
  • Act as gate keeper for software releases


Your qualifications, skills & experience:


  • Experience in regards of software development and able to find solutions for complex software problems
  • Knowledge of project management principles, tools and integration
  • Good communication skills
  • Quality standards like ISO 25119 and / or ISO 26262
  • Experience in conducting root cause analysis
  • Experience with Agile methodology of software development
  • Software Quality Certification

    Ideally, you have an Engineering Degree in Automation, Informatics, Electrical Engineering or SW Engineering

  • In addition, a fluent English level is required


The position will be located in Mannheim, Germany


If you are interested in joining our team, we are looking forward to receive your application.

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