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Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, US, 50322

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) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Embedded Software Engineer - 73508 


This position may be located in Waterloo, IA per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency. 

Join our team of software and systems engineers developing programming and configuration solutions across John Deere for displays, telematics, embedded controllers, and smart components.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Your Responsibilities


  • Design, develop and test software for enterprise programming and infrastructure solutions 
  • Operate in a scrum team environment on varying project scope and direction from a project lead
  • Support the team with concept, development and testing of solutions

What Skills You Need


  • Demonstrated capability in software product development using C++, C, Python and scripting languages
  • Training or experience with Object-Oriented Analysis/Design (OOA/D) and multi-threaded systems
  • Experience that demonstrates you are a self-starter, and able to work well without close direction
  • Demonstrated capability performing in an engineering team environment and interfacing with engineers and personnel of other disciplines
  • Minimum of 2 years of software industry experience

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience using Linux, Qt, UI frameworks, OpenGL, and Database Architect/SQL
  • Experience with J1939, UDS protocols for programming and communication 
  • Experience with Agile software development practices
  • Experience with  Test-Driven Development (TDD) and software test automation 
  • Experience with software application development and payload configurations 
  • Advanced Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science or Technology related discipline


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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