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John Deere Embedded Software Engineer (Entry-Level) in Urbandale, Iowa

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) - Iowa (US-IA) - Urbandale

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Embedded Software Engineer (Entry-Level) - 56175

Your Responsibilities

As an entry-level Embedded Software Engineer, for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG-Urbandale), you will you will participate on a team to design and develop high quality software for high-tech precision agriculture products. In addition, you will:

  • Perform basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project.

  • Operate in an Agile software development team, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews.

  • Develop recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by technical leads before implementation.

VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Experience with software product development through practical work experiences, relevant internships or academic experience (C++ is preferred, although other Object-Oriented languages could be acceptable)

  • Experience in Object Oriented Analysis/Design through practical work experiences, relevant internships or academic experience

  • Experience in roles or projects that required demonstration of excellent communication skills

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Experience and expertise with C++ (including modern C++ syntax, patterns, practices)

  • Experience in scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, etc.)

  • Experience developing Linux software applications

  • Experience or training with multi-threaded systems

  • Experience using Qt, OpenGL, SQL, or GIS software libraries

  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and software test automation

  • Experience with UDP, TCP/IP, CAN networking communication protocols

  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and work well without close direction of a team lead or supervisor

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Science or Technology related discipline

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.