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Robotics Engineer

Date: Jun 11, 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Robotics Engineer - 82685 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

Your Responsibilities

As Robotics Engineer in Urbandale, IA, you join our team building world class software solutions to develop and test our Automation and Autonomy tech stack (A&A) solutions.  We are looking for someone with expertise in embedded C++ software development including integration of perception sensor technology. 

What Skills You Need

  • Experience with software product development through practical work experiences, relevant internships or academic experience 
  • Experience working with C++ or other Object-oriented languages 
  • Experiences that required demonstration of excellent communication skills 

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Expertise with C++ (including modern C++ syntax, patterns, practices) 
  • Experience working with FPGA or C Software language
  • Experience in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, etc.) 
  • Experience developing Linux software applications 
  • Experience or training with multi-threaded systems 
  • Experience using Qt, OpenGL, SQL, or GIS software libraries 
  • Experience with Agile software development processes 
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and software test automation 
  • Experience with UDP, TCP/IP, CAN networking communication protocols 
  • Experience with Computer Vision Machine Learning software development 
  • Masters or Ph.D in relevant software experience


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree in a related technology field or 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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