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Virtual Design & Verification Engineer - Dynamic System Modeling

Date: Sep 2, 2022

Location: Waterloo, Iowa, US, 50613-8000

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.

 

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Waterloo  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Virtual Design & Verification Engineer - Dynamic System Modeling
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


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

Your Responsibilities

 

As a Virtual Analysis & Verification Engineer – Dynamic Systems Modeling, for John Deere Waterloo Works located in Waterloo, IA, you will develop dynamic systems models (DSM) of onboard tractor thermofluid systems and integrate these with other tractor subsystems and controls models to create whole tractor/implement systems. In addition, you will:

 

  • Exercise these models to select designs that deliver optimal system level performance such as vehicle range and productivity at different ambient conditions.

What Skills You Need

 

  • 4 or more years’ experience developing and exercising dynamic systems models to guide design of one or more of the following vehicle systems: power unit, cooling system, drivetrain, hydraulics, suspension, traction, controls, or similar
  • 2 or more years’ experience designing and developing vapor compression refrigeration cycles such as those used in vehicle HVAC systems
  • 2 or more years’ experience integrating DSM models with control models, to be used for model-based software development
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and people skills that enable collaboration and knowledge exchange across a multi-functional team.

What Makes You Stand Out

 

  • Expertise building DSM models using Mathworks Simscape and integrating them in Simulink
  • Strong technical background in:
    • Thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer
    • Control theory, design, and analysis
    • Numerical analysis and methods
    • Programming languages – Matlab, Python, C++, etc.
  • Experience in design or modeling of hybrid or battery electric vehicle systems (e.g. batteries, motors/generators, power electronics, and supporting systems)
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate new technologies into products and bring to market
  • Comfortable using PTC Creo or other CAD tools

Education

 

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

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or 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.  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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