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John Deere SiL Engineer in Mannheim, Germany

Ref. 89316 SiL Engineer

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.

With currently 3000 employees, the John Deere factory in Mannheim has been Germanys largest manufacturer and exporter of agricultural tractors for more than 50 years. The production program for the worldwide market includes 27 different basic models (66 to 184kW (90 to 250hp)) in different versions and with numerous options. The Mannheim factory accounts for two-thirds of Germanys total tractor production.

Our ISG Tractor Tech Stack PV&V department is looking for a

Senior SiL Infrastructure Engineer (m/f/d)

As a SiL Infrastructure Engineer for John Deere ISG, located in Mannheim, Germany, you will join our team, building a world class simulation infrastructure to develop and test our embedded software for various platforms. We are looking for someone with expertise in test infrastructure development.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Support modeling and simulation activities for Mid Tractor projects

  • Work with design teams to determine appropriate simulations to verify system, subsystem, and feature requirements.

  • Support the design team to develop a virtual verification environment which emulates physical systems interfacing with the embedded software.

  • Handle support requests from software developers, verification champions and test automation engineers using the test environment.

  • Drive efficiency through abstraction, automation, and reuse of simulation components.

  • Document new processes and best practices to drive commonality and reuse.

    What Skills You Need:

  • MATLAB/Simulink simulation and model-based software skills

  • Experience with C, C#, python, or equivalent

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to lead conversations and collaboration

  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks developing new features and handling support requests

  • Ability and experience working in a self-directed mode

  • Experience with creating automated, deployable solutions (Continuous Integration)

  • Ability to technically mentor and train other team members

  • At a minimum, 5 years of work experience

    What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience with controls development of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems

  • Ability to interpret and create or maintain electrical schematics

  • Experience implementing simulation infrastructure on various hardware platforms including Amazon (AWS), local clusters, or dedicated desktops or HIL units

  • Product design experience in the Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, and/or Off-road equipment industries

  • Experience with the implementation or debugging of J1939 CAN protocol

  • Sense of ownership, curiosity, and ability to function in a fast paced, collaborative team environment that is distributed across various time zones and locations

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Controls Engineering or equivalent

  • Professional engineering experience

    What Youll Get:

  • An attractive compensation package including variable pay program

  • Competitive pension, holidays, life cover/income protection benefits

  • Flexible working solutions to balance family and career

  • Development and learning opportunities to support current needs and future aspirations

    This tariff position is based in Mannheim and vacant as soon as possible.

    End of Posting: 2nd September 2022

    John Deere Factory Mannheim

    Human Resources

    Nadine Thiel

    We look forward to your online application!

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