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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Thibodaux, Louisiana, US, 70301

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Louisiana  - Thibodaux  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer - 73472 


Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Development Engineer for John Deere Sugar Cane Harvesting located in Thibodaux, LA, you will… 

  • Work closely with systems, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical engineers to design, develop, and maintain propulsions systems on Sugar Cane Harvesting Equipment 

  • Design software architectures in support of hardware requirements 

  • Develop software utilizing model based and embedded C methods 

  • Ensure functionality of the software by way of virtual verification, on-vehicle testing, and field visits 



What Skills You Need

  • 4+ years working with embedded software on agriculture equipment 

  • 2+ years of powertrain experience 

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Strong facilitation, planning, organizing, and analytical skills 


What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with hydrostatic transmissions 

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment 

  • Systems engineering experience 

  • Experience with software testing (TDD, Software in the Loop, Hardware in the Loop, etc.) 

  • Technical experience using and understanding hydraulic and electrical schematics 


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent from an accredited engineering program. 



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.



Nearest Major Market: Houma
Nearest Secondary Market: New Orleans

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