John Deere Software Engineering Test Lead in Austin, Texas
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Primary Location: United States (US) - Texas - Austin
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Software Engineering Test Lead - 80967
As a Software Engineering Test Lead for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Austin, TX, you will be responsible for creating the strategy and leading the software verification strategy to ensure efficient testing of software for John Deere’s advanced technology solutions. You will:
Lead the software verification effort for the Sprayer functionality being developed by software development teams in Austin, TX
Use a deep understanding of the software solution being implemented as well as understanding customer needs to ensure software meets those needs
Work with a global team (Austin, Des Moines, IA, India) to establish a holistic verification plan
Set automation and simulation strategy and work with software development teams and test automation engineer to implement
What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)
Demonstrated leadership of a cross-functional team to deliver significant results
Passion/ability to understand the details of how software is written and implemented
Understanding of customers use John Deere software products
Experience logically breaking down complex features / problems and clearly create and document a path to resolution
Demonstrated creation of test strategy and methods for efficiently verifying software
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
Ability to bring clarity to ambiguous situations
Experience working in a team environment with cross-functional teams
Willingness to perform on-vehicle testing at test farm
Understanding of Agile development
What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)
Experience with test automation tools and environments (HIL, SIL)
Experience creating production-quality automated test scripts
Experience with Python or other similar coding tools
Writing Unit Tests, Test Driven and Acceptance Test Driven Development
Software development experience at John Deere
Understanding of John Deere equipment
Bachelor’s degree in Software or Electrical Engineer, Computer Science or equivalent 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 (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) 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.