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Senior Subsystem Engineer

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Waterloo, IA, US, 50613-8000

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) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo 

Note: This position may be located in Waterloo, IA or Moline, IL per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Subsystem Engineer - 55255 

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Subsystem Engineer, for the John Deere Enterprise (Waterloo, IA or Moline, IL location), you will provide electrical system technical leadership for operator station subsystems and components.  This position collaborates in a team environment and is able to review product requirements and propose solutions that align with the operator station system and architecture needs.  This position is also able to review proposed designs against the defined architecture, recognize gaps in the design, and collaborates with architects to propose solutions. In addition, you will:

  • Own and manage component electrical and diagnostic specific requirements for operator station components.
  • Own and manage subsystem level re-use for the operator station, from system requirements to electrical components.
  • Analyze designs to ensure they meet electrical, functional and safety requirements for the various electrical subsystems
  • Apply defined reference architectures appropriately to operator station subsystem and component design. 
  • Provide technical support during system field-testing activities on an as needed basis
  • Work with electrical PV&V teams to develop system level verification plans.
  • Collaborate closely with operator station, electrical hardware, product subsystem, manufacturing, and software development teams to achieve these responsibilities.

VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Technical skill and knowledge in electronic systems engineering or electronic/technology/software architecture
  • Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge
  • Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to the company product
  • Ability and willingness to travel, up 50% (domestically)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of operator station systems and architectures
  • Technical skill and knowledge in operator station systems
  • Advanced degree or certifications

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Science or Technology 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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