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John Deere Staff Software Engineer in Torrance, CA, United States

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - California - Torrance, CA

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Staff Software Engineer - 71215


At John Deere (ISG), we are eternal optimists. Working smarter together, we look past obstacles to find the solutions our customers need. By fostering a fast paced team environment that strives for open and honest communication and being servant leaders, we deliver products that work for our customers. You will make direct technical contributions to the development, maintenance and testing of global StarFire correction signals used in John Deere's GNSS receivers and related products and serve as the technical expert for a key area of John Deere's GNSS technology.

Your Responsibilities

  • Design and implement software to generate real time global differential correction signals and distribution components

  • Participate in code and design reviews.

  • Work with software engineering teams and other design Engineers in integrating and testing modifications and extensions to GNSS StarFire systems

  • Quickly and effectively diagnose and solve system defects

  • Work independently and in a team, take initiative, and communicate effectively as part of development team with minimal supervision.

What Skills You Need

  • Must have 5 or more years professional experience developing and implementing C/C++ commercial software and applications

  • Must have 3 or more years of experience in application software development in Linux, fluency in POSIX shell script

  • Thorough knowledge of systems, computer architecture, software development and networks

  • Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization and unit testing

  • Creative approach to problem solving and exceptional analytical skills

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Geomatics, Physics, or Mathematics. Masters or PhD preferred.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Understand Global Differential Positioning System concepts.

  • 1 or more years experience working with high precision technologies such as RTK, orbit and clock estimation, PPP or sensor fusion algorithms would be a plus.

  • Experience in MATLAB, Python, Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.

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.