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John Deere Embedded Software Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

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) - Iowa - Dubuque

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Embedded Software Engineer - 92835

Onsite/Remote: Onsite 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 an Embedded Software Engineer for John Deere Dubuque Works located in Dubuque, IA, you will lead Construction vehicle cab software development. Your work will focus on software development for cab system components including but not limited to Sealed Switch Modules, wiper systems, radios, various switches, HVAC, etc. In addition, you will...

  • Work with system engineers to implement software requirements

  • Architect and design software to interface with cab system components

  • Collaborate with outside suppliers to ensure functional communication between John Deere software and 3rd party devices

  • Provide software solutions and leadership for Construction cab projects

VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated expertise in the development, analysis, or testing of embedded software

  • Demonstrated expertise working with electronic hardware and microcontrollers

  • Demonstrated expertise working with real-time operating systems

  • Demonstrated expertise with LIN, CAN, J1939, or equivalent vehicle network communication standards

  • Experience with model based software development (MBSD) using the MATLAB/Simulink tool chain

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with the development of low level of LIN drivers

  • Knowledge of boot loader software

  • Experience in troubleshooting software or electronic hardware problems

  • Experience with Agile software development practices

  • Demonstrated capability performing in an engineering team environment and interfacing with engineers and personnel of other disciplines


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

  • BS degree in an Electrical, Computer, Software, or Systems Engineering discipline is required. A master's degree in one of these disciplines is a plus.

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 Benefit Pension)

  • 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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