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Senior Product Engineer, GNSS

Date: Sep 15, 2021

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: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Product Engineer, GNSS - 77468 


Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Product Engineer, GNSS for Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) Localization Team located in Urbandale, IA, you will join our team of technical experts to improve John Deere's Receiver Product Lines spanning across the globe. In this role, we are looking for an experienced Product Engineer to own the performance of hardware and software systems that uphold the exceptional capabilities of our Receiver Product Lines that use Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) technology to improve the reliability, accuracy, and repeatability of precision agricultural machinery. 


  • Set requirements, objectives, and acceptance criteria that designers will utilize for the development of GNSS navigation products
  • Understand and become an expert in current and existing GNSS navigation products including architectures and interfaces to help address questions that arise during development
  • Troubleshoot field reports to understand root cause on issues and help identify sustainable solutions
  • Lead and inspire developers and others on the team to accomplish big goals


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


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.


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

What Skills You Need


  • A minimum of two years of experience working with GNSS product development or testing
  • Experience engaging and driving team consensus

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Understanding of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and Inertial technology
  • Experience working with agriculture or construction electronics
  • Exposure to geographically distributed teams in a hybrid or remote environment



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

  •  BS degree in engineering or other technical fields



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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