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John Deere Grade Control Systems Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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 (US-IA) - Dubuque

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Grade Control Systems Engineer - 55759

Your Responsibilities

As a Grade Control Systems Engineer for John Deere Construction and Forestry located in Dubuque, IA, you will write and manage both product (PRD) & software (SRD) requirements. In addition, you will:

  • Deliver the architectural vision to machine platforms

  • Work through design execution details including PDM-Link & SAP

  • Coordinate integration of components onto machine platforms

  • Develop and selection of sensors involved in meeting the requirements of grade control solutions

  • Provide technical engineering support to product support

  • Actual or pseudo PDP Team Leader role for Grade Control projects

  • Machine and grade control system operation and development

  • Develop software for the integration and feature development of grade control solutions

  • Develop system and control models of grade control with machine integration

  • Work with grade control suppliers on factory solution integration

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 or more years of professional experience in electronic systems development

  • Strong technical skills in the areas of software development, hardware development, and electrical architecture development

  • Ability to work in a self-directed mode

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • 1 or more years of experience utilizing the Deere product development process

  • Experience leading a multi-functional team

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering or equivalent

  • Experience with both electronic hardware and software

  • Experience with off-road equipment electronic design, communication bus interfaces, electronic manufacturing and test processes, and electromagnetic compatibility

  • A background in construction or agricultural equipment operation

  • 5 or more years of professional engineering experience

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, 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 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.

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