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John Deere Software Design Engineer in Fargo, North Dakota

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US) - North Dakota - Fargo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Software Design Engineer - 81402

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a (Software Design Engineer) for (ISG-Fargo) located in (Fargo, North Dakota), you will….

  • Implement software test infrastructure to ensure all software requirements are verified by the release date.

  • Create new Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) setups as needed. Procure and setup all necessary equipment and create test infrastructure as required.

  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to debug hardware and software test failures.

  • Mentor and train less experienced team members and stakeholders.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of experience with Python scripting.

  • 2 or more years of experience working with customers/stakeholders to meet requirements.

  • 2 or more years of experience working in an Agile environment.

  • Understanding of automated deployable solutions (continuous integration).

  • Understanding of C and other programming languages.

  • Understanding of development and debugging tools (source level debuggers, oscilloscopes, multimeters, etc.)

  • Good written and verbal English communication skills.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Product development understanding.

  • Understanding of other programming languages (Java, C#, etc.)

  • Understanding of embedded software development.

  • Understanding of microcontrollers peripherals and systems (PWM outputs, A-to-D converters, watchdog timers, serial and parallel interface, etc.)

  • Understanding of communication networks (e.g. CAN, Ethernet, LIN).

  • Understanding of communication protocols (e.g. J1939, ISO11783, UDS, TCP/IP).

  • Knowledge of agricultural equipment and customer use.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree

    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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.