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John Deere Part-Time Student-Mathematics/Algorithms-JDTIC Champaign IL in Champaign, Illinois

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - Champaign

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Part-Time Student-Mathematics/Algorithms-JDTIC Champaign IL - 71360

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company’s regular full-time staff and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule.

This position will be located at the Research Park on the University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus in Champaign, Illinois.

Your Responsibilities

  • Applies existing applications to routine problems

  • Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products

  • Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation

  • Evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on knowledge of engineering applications

  • Compiles and furnishes necessary information to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel

    All work will be performed at JDTIC in Champaign’s Research Park.

What Skills You Need

  • Ideally you will be pursuing a PhD in Mathematics; or graduate STEM related field

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local accredited university

  • Graduation date of December 2021 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis

  • 16-20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35-40 hours/week during the summer semester

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Strong skills in applied mathematics and algorithms

  • Proficient in statistical analysis

  • Technical ability to develop software code in Python, Java or C/C+

    • Technical ability to manage software configurations in GitHub
  • Ability to translate objectives and theory to practical design using mathematical tools

  • Proficient experience utilizing various sensor hardware and software

  • Proficient in Matlab, Simulink or Mathmatica

    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.