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Senior Verification Champion

Date: Dec 2, 2021

Location: Waterloo, Iowa, US, 50613-8000

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  - Waterloo  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Verification Champion - 77986 



Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Verification Champion for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Waterloo, Iowa, you will…


  • Create the software test strategy (where to test) for the scope of features being delivered - MiL/SiL (virtual environment), HiL (subsystem simulator in the Electronics lab), ViL (Tractor).
  • Create the software verification test plan (which test cases to run) for the features delivered and defects fixed.
  • Create or review/approve test specification/test cases for functional verification.
  • Define the appropriate level of regression testing required for each software release.
  • Establish and track software test metrics (requirements to test case coverage, test case data, test results, defects found, defect escapes)
  • Coach and mentor new and early career software and test engineers.
  • Maintain test documentation in version control systems
  • Demonstrate compliance with applicable standards

What Skills You Need

  • 3+ years experience designing, developing, testing, or integrating products that were successfully delivered to production, especially electrical and mechatronic systems.
  • 3+ years experience with J1939 CAN protocol or CAN tools used for logging and analysis of vehicle networks.
  • 3+ years working in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical skills to break down, solve, and convey complex features/issues to engineers in other disciplines.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with on-machine testing at Deere test sites or customer sites.
  • Experience with test plan design and test execution at the component level or subsystem level.
  • Experience with test case automation tools (e.g. ECU-Test, etc.).
  • Experience using scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, etc.).
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certification or equivalent.
  • Exposure to Embedded Development Functional Safety Standards


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.



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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