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John Deere Sr. Software Architect- Embedded Tools in Cary, North Carolina

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 identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US) - North Carolina - Cary

Function: Engineering (CA)

Title: Sr. Software Architect- Embedded Tools - 103861

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position

This position is eligible for a flexible 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 Sr. Software Architect - Embedded Tools for Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Cary, NC, Moline, IL, or Urbandale, IA, you will...

  • Develop architecture to support the development of tools & scripts for increasing efficiency and user experience in John Deereā€™s OpenRTOS based embedded software development (Emb32-OS)

  • Lead innovation efforts to define the next generation of tools used by the entire embedded development community at Deere

  • Embrace role of technical coach for the team by providing expert advice in software development along with fostering knowledge sharing topics

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders through user support

  • Communicate with team members, architects, and stakeholders to gather project requirements in order to design solutions for advanced features.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with embedded software development workflow from requirements to machine validation using Real Time Operating System (RTOS) or Embedded OS.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in software product delivery using agile software development processes

  • Strong programming skills with Embedded C and scripting languages.

  • Demonstrated experience as an effective technical leader

  • Exceptional communication and collaboration abilities

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams on project

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with C#, Linux, and/or DevOps practices and tools

  • Demonstrated experience with object-oriented software design

  • Ability to program using Python, Perl, JavaScript

  • Hands-on Test-Driven Development (TDD) and software test automation experience.

  • Specialization in SCRUM and Agile software development methodologies

  • Advanced degree in an engineering discipline or computer science


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

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or equivalent embedded systems 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 while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Contribution)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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