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DSM Engineer Crop Care

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, 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) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: DSM Engineer Crop Care - 85597 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 

Your Responsibilities


As Dynamic Systems Modeling (DSM) Engineer for ISG Crop Care located in Urbandale, IA or Austin, TX, you will collaborate with DSM analysts throughout the enterprise to drive accuracy and efficiency into our workflows with a focus on the right model with the right fidelity at the right time. This position will collaborate within ISG (developers, control systems engineers, system engineers, and verification champions), the product families (DSM analysts), and enterprise development resources to develop and apply workflows for integration of control models into product family virtual prototypes.  This position will drive a simulation-based product development culture, integrating MIL analysis into development processes, by developing and correlating simulation test cases for exercising multiple features simultaneously within a production step against feature and product requirements.  This position will work with the development teams to deploy and exercise these models from early concept development through production leveraging continuous integration environments for automation.  In addition you will: 


  • Developing, correlating, and maintaining integration MIL models (multi-fidelity) and simulation develop environment with test cases for test driven development of embedded control systems at multiple system layers within product family virtual prototype environments in collaboration with product family DSM engineers
  • Collaborating with embedded developers, control systems engineers, system engineering and verification champions to map feature level performance requirements to simulations to predict field performance expectations throughout the development process
  • Develop and advance DSM tooling and capabilities for reporting, customer utilization and configuration coverage, and stochastic verification leveraging continuous integration
  • Provide input and leadership into the Enterprise MIL long term vision
  • Contribute to enterprise wide activities and strategies related to DSM & analysis
  • Contribute to the development and simulation of engineering verification procedures (EVP's) providing early predictive results to SE and VC team members
  • Provide technical support for user community of DSM models and workflow


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.    

What Skills You Need


  • Experience using Matlab/Simulink/SimScape for simulation of mechatronic systems
  • Experience in simulation with focus on physical systems, controls, and correlation

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Demonstrated ability to develop and drive a simulation based controls development culture
  • Experience using DSM Workflow 2.0
  • Experience applying dynamic simulation in embedded development workflows



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


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline is required. A Master of Science degree in an Engineering discipline is preferred.



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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