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John Deere Staff Software Architect in Fargo, North Dakota

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) - North Dakota (US-ND) - Fargo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Staff Software Architect - 55559

Your Responsibilities

As a Staff Software Architect at John Deere Electronic Solutions (JDES) in Fargo, North Dakota, you will lead the development of the software architecture for our Displays and Telematics product line. In addition, you will:

  • Support new project requests by leading early concept development activities

  • Develop high-value architecture and requirements documentation for product development

  • Lead Decision Analysis activities employing statistics to produce data-driven decisions

  • Review technical artifacts generated by other engineering groups

  • Lead resolution of complex product issues

  • Mentor other software developers in architecture, design, coding, and test practices

  • Work in a team environment to ensure the final product performs at levels specified in the product specifications

  • Stay abreast of new technologies and help set the roadmap for future product growth

  • Collaborate with other units of John Deere to maintain product alignment and share best practices

  • Travel as needed to accomplish the tasks required of this position, including meeting with customers to generate and/or revise concepts and product requirements, attend relevant industry conferences and trainings, and represent our division with all our stakeholders

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 8 or more years of experience in embedded software development for displays and/or telematics products

  • Advanced knowledge of both Real-Time and non-Real-Time operating systems including, but not limited to Linux

  • Expertise with high speed and wireless communication networks (e.g. Ethernet, USB, Bluetooth, Wifi, etc.)

  • Expertise with display interfaces, and associated hardware requirements and implementation methods

  • Skilled in managing multiple product lines, configuration management strategies, and variant management

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Expertise with multi-core and multi-processor product architectures

  • Experience leading teams and facilitating interpersonal communications and conflict resolution

  • Experience with formal requirements tracking tools

  • Experience employing systems engineering methods on a complex display or telematics program

  • Experience with communication protocols (e.g. J1939, ISO11783, TCP/IP, UDS, etc.)

  • Experience with Windows CE, ThreadX, Nucleus, FreeRTOS, QNX, and/orOSEK

  • Experience with Agile Software development methods

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited engineering program 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.