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Software Release and Automation Engineer

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Torrance, California, US, 90503

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) - California  - Torrance  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Software Release and Automation Engineer
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

 Visa sponsorship is available for this position.  

Your Responsibilities


As a Software Release and Automation Engineer for ISG-Torrance located in Torrance, CA, you will….
•    Manage and maintain the systems and processes to test, build, and release embedded software for GNSS products
•    Work with diverse cross-functional teams to apply automation to software test and release processes
•    Develop tools and other resources to streamline our software test and release processes
•    Develop best practices for using our tools to ensure we deliver consistently and with repeatable methods

What Skills You Need

•    3 years of professional scripting experience
•    2 years of administrative experience with GIT, TFS, or equivalent source control system
•    2 years of administrative experience with Azure DevOps (Team Foundation Server)
•    2 years managing a multi-platform development environment (ex: embedded systems, Linux, Windows, Azure DevOps, etc)
•    Experience with software build systems and continuous integration
•    2+ yrs of experience with full software development life cycle in a production environment

What Makes You Stand Out

•    Scripting language proficiency (ex: Python, VBS, Ruby, Bash, batch, etc)
•    Windows Server administration experience
•    Proficiency with C/C++
•    Understanding of Agile development principles
•    Understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD)
•    Experience with Embedded software development
•    Experience with compilers, linkers, and memory maps
•    Working knowledge of embedded operating systems, multitasking, IPCs, and memory management.


  • Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following: 
    •    Bachelor of Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent

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.



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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.


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