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Sr. Software Engineer

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, United States, 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: Estados Unidos (US) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Sr. Software Engineer - 73466 


Your Responsibilities

As a Sr. Software Engineer for John Deere (Intelligent Solutions Group) located in Urbandale, Iowa, you will be a member of a delivery scrum team and work with multiple stakeholders to build and implement activation solutions for John Deere displays, telematics, controllers, and smart components.  You will also work closely with the Sales System team to integrate with StellarSupport™.  In addition, you will:

  • Participate in functional requirement analysis and design to drive improvements to activation and tool solutions.
  • Perform as a technical leader in the designing, developing, and testing of software for activation and tool solutions.
  • Operate in a scrum team environment on varying project scope and direction from a project lead.
  • Analyze medium to high complexity requests to help in formulating plans for execution with minimal supervision.
  • Provide product support of the system.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated capability in software product development using C++, C, Python, Java, and scripting languages.
  • Demonstrated capability performing in an engineering team environment and interfacing with engineers and personnel of other disciplines.
  • Strong facilitation, planning, organizing, and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience that demonstrates you are a self-starter, and able to work well without close direction.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Strong leadership skills and takes initiative to proactively solve issues.
  • Experience in Embedded Software Development:
    • Linux, Qt, UI frameworks, OpenGL, and Database Architect/SQL.
  • Experience in Digital Software Development:
    • Node.js, JavaScript and UI frameworks, Java web services, and AWS/other Cloud experience.
  • Experience working with Test Driven Development (TDD) and Test Automation.
  • Experience working with resources from multiple functional areas.
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies/tools. 
  • Advanced degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an 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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