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John Deere GNSS Test Engineer (f/m/d) in Kaiserslautern, Germany

Welcome to John Deere, the leading innovator of agricultural, forestry, construction, lawn and grounds care equipment supported by comprehensive parts and financial services solutions. With around 70,000 employees worldwide, we develop and produce connected and technologically advanced machines with a total sales of $35,5 billion. By joining us you grow individually and become a key contributor in managing the biggest global challenge: supplying 7 billion people with food, clothing and infrastructure.

The Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) of John Deere in Kaiserslautern develops future trends and technologies in the area of mobile agricultural and construction machinery in cooperation with different research centers. In addition, ISG develops and sells products and services in the area of precision farming using global satellite based navigation systems (GNSS), automated steering systems, machine automation, sensor technologies, telematic system solutions, web applications as well as apps for mobile devices to optimize farming processes and to support decision making.

The John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group in Kaiserslautern is looking for a

GNSS Test Engineer (f/m/d)

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide software engineering test and verification of John DeereĀ“s line of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers

  • Work with Software Engineering to define test setup and metrics, standardize test plans and data analysis tools

  • Provide daily assistance and guidance for team on scheduled tasks/bugs which may involve working with non-technical team members in order to understand customer faced issues

  • Understand Global Positioning System concepts and fundamentals through directed work assignments and training material for self and fellow team members

  • Direct technical contribution through engineering validation, test plan creation and tool development and simulator testing

  • Perform product verification in lab environment and in dynamic test vehicles

  • Other domestic travel supporting field testing or trouble shooting issues may be required

    What skills you need:

  • Diploma/Master in Geomatics, Communication Systems, Electronics or similar

  • Min. 1 year of professional work experience

  • Solid knowledge in GNSS positioning solutions

  • Experience working with Matlab, LabView, C/C++, or other programming language

  • Demonstrated analytical, reporting & presentation skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Fluent in English language

    Ideally, you have knowledge/practical work experience in:

  • GNSS Receiver program execution

  • Agile development/ Lean development

  • Experience in software tools, such as Microsoft Project, Team Foundation Server or Rally

  • Experience using a Source Code Control Package in a team environment in the normal course of development cycles

    You can look forward to:

  • an attractive compensation package and bonus program

  • a competitive company pension as well as a wide range of further benefits

  • flexible worktime solutions to facilitate an easier combination of family and career

  • multiple development and learning opportunities within a global player

  • flat hierarchies and an appreciative and respectful social interaction

    We look forward to your online-application via our application portal!

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