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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Fargo, ND, US, 58102

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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) - North Dakota (US-ND) - Fargo 
Function: Information Technology
Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer - 32319

***NOTE:  This posting will fill multiple positions in the following locations: Silvis, IL; Waterloo, IA; Ankeny, IA; Dubuque, IA; Fargo, ND and Cary, NC.***

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer at John Deere, you will be part of a global team of Embedded Software and Electronics developers working to meet the technology demands of our customers.  As a senior software engineer you will work and mentor others in a Scrum team environment to design new and innovative solutions to meet customer needs.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Analyze customer needs and features and determine engineering specifications and architecture to solve complex problems.
  • Be an expert user of critical technology. Develop new applications of technology for product development.
  • Design, implement and test software features to support one or many products.
  • Work in an Agile and Scrum team environment.
  • Lead in resolution of product-line based difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers.
  • Lead or participate in the team planning process of new products and/or major improvements to existing products.
  • Provide technical support to non-software groups including marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organizations.

US Visa sponsorship IS available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 4 or more years of embedded software design, test and/or analysis experience.
  • 4 or more years of Product Engineering experience, design or test.
  • Model-based software development (MBSD) or software development in C, C++, C# or scripting programming languages.
  • Experience with real-time operating systems.
  • Strong team leadership, technical leadership or project management experience.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (both domestic and internationally.)

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience using MATLAB and Simulink.
  • Experience with AUTOSAR.
  • Experience with CAN communications protocol and the J1939/ISO11783 standards.
  • Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems in an automotive or agricultural setting.

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science.

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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