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John Deere Senior Software Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

This position is NOT open to sponsorship

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) - Iowa - Des Moines

Function: Information Technology

Title: Senior Software Engineer - 70221

This position will be based out of the Des Moines area with the eventuality of working from the ISG facility in Johnston, IA

As a Senior Software Engineer in Customer Proactive Services you will be a member of a delivery scrum team and work with multiple stakeholders to build and implement solutions improve capability, reliability and efficiency of controller reprogramming as part of the Service ADVISOR product. In addition, you will;

  • Participate in functional requirement analysis and design to drive improvements to reprogramming solutions

  • Technical leader in the design, develop, test and integrate high quality solutions across product teams and the Enterprise

  • Follows Agile software design methodology for software configuration and development

  • Analyzing medium to high complexity requests and helps in formulating plans for execution (with minimum supervision)

  • Provides production support of the system

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience

  • 7 or more years of experience in Visual C++ (MSVC) and/or Linux C++ programming (Both will be added advantage)

  • Experience on C++ 11/14/17, STL, Multithreading in C+

    • Experience working with latest developer tools: Visual Studio/CMake, Conan, Git, GDB
  • 2 or more years of experience with Agile development process

  • Experience working with Test Driven Development (TDD) and Test Automation

  • Experience with CI/CD build processes and configuration

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Excellent communication skills to co-ordination with Global team members, business partners and other stakeholders

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant Work Experience

  • Understanding of CAN and vehicle diagnostics domain.

  • Understanding of embedded programming and tools: Cross compilations, toolchains.

  • Experience on C++ Quality Analysis tools, e.g. Valgrind, CppCheck, SonarQube.

  • Experience or understanding of Node.js and Node.js C++ extensions.

  • Experience on JavaScript and UI frameworks.

  • Experience or understanding of working on Java web services

  • AWS or similar Cloud experience


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or Engineering

    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.