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Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Silvis, Illinois, US, 50322

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  - Silvis  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Embedded Software Engineer - 85612 


Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer for Crop Care Software for Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), you will be a member of an embedded development scrum team working with multiple stakeholders to build and implement functionality for John Deere agricultural equipment.  In addition, you will: 

  • Design, develop, and test software for a broad spectrum of Deere equipment functionality 
  • Operate in a scrum team environment on varying projects with direction from a project lead(s). 
  • Provide product support of the system(s). 

What Skills You Need

  • Academic or work experience in embedded software development with experience in design, development, and testing
  • Software development in C, C++, C#, or other scripting programming languages from academia or Internships
  • Understand real-time operating system concepts
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability and experience working in a self-directed mode

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with CAN communication protocols such as J1939 and ISO 11783
  • Experience using Matlab, Simulink, and Stateflow
  • Experience with control system design
  • Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems in an automotive or agricultural setting


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in (specify degree or degrees) Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechanical 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 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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