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John Deere Electrical & Software Test Engineer in Grovetown, Georgia

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)- Georgia- Grovetown

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Electrical & Software Test Engineer-89932

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As an Electrical & Software Test Engineer for Turf & Compact Utility Platform at John Deere located in Grovetown, GA you will analyze hardware requirements, plan, coordinate , and perform testing on electrical components and agricultural machines. In addition, you will:

  • Interface between electrical component teams and test teams to drive test requirements for component development

  • Conduct electrical routing quality audits for vehicles across the turf and compact utility tractor platform

  • Execute vehicle level EMC validation and verification activities. Document results and recommendations in engineering reports.

  • Align software and hardware test activities to meet Product Development Process schedules, and coordinate testing with Product Verification & Validation activities.

  • Prioritize and coordinate the use of lab test resources.

  • Create and document new test methods and procedures as required.

  • Help establish short and long-term objectives, goals, and priorities for the test lab.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of off road or automotive component and electrical systems design or test development and validation.

  • 3 or more years' experience with vehicle electrical component and system integration with focus on any of the following: harnesses, switches, controls, electric drives, electrical power distribution

  • 1 or more years' experience in vehicle or component level electrical software design/validation.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience participating in PDP activities distributed across global teams

  • Experience evaluating vehicle performance and troubleshooting issues

  • Experience with the functionality and operation of tractor systems

  • Strong problem-solving skills, good character, and work well in team environment.

  • Skill using company information systems and processes such as SAP, RECON, Vision, NCCA and SharePoint

  • Knowledge of J1939 CAN and use of CAN interface tools such as Vector tool - CANcase


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering or a related field.

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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