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Staff Digital Design Engineer

Date: Nov 21, 2021

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - California  - Torrance  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Staff Digital Design Engineer - 73373 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  


This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time.  The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.


Your Responsibilities


As a Digital Design Staff Engineer, for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group located in Torrance, California, you will….

  • Specify, design, develop, test and document advanced electronic products, including architecture and circuit-level design of embedded hardware and automotive power supplies.
  • Lead in the solution of division-wide complex problems or projects. Act as product engineering technical advisor.
  • Perform failure analysis and lead in resolution of difficult technical issues, within the company and with outside suppliers.
  • Provide technical support to marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organizations.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of industry trends and technical innovations in your technical discipline.
  • Provide Community of Practice (CoP) leadership that fosters the development and adaptation of common engineering processes and tools to improve and leverage the individual and organizational performance of the engineering function


What Skills You Need


  • 5+ years of experience applying technical skill and knowledge in digital electronic technology: circuit design, analysis, test & evaluation.
  • Deep and broad understanding of high-speed digital electronics technology and embedded hardware design.
  • Experience comparing microprocessor architectures, designing with, and configuring memory and I/O interfaces, high-speed digital design and layout, and EMI mitigation.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%.


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Knowledge of GNSS receiver technology, such as global positioning systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of switching regulator design and Low-frequency analog design.
  • Proficiency with time/frequency-domain simulation tools.
  • Experience in designing and supporting high production volume products.
  • Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Development Processes (EPDP).
  • Previous Ag or Automotive manufacturing experience.




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

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience



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.



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