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John Deere REMOTE Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Urbandale, Iowa

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US)- Iowa- Urbandale

Function: Product Engineering

Title: REMOTE Senior Embedded Software Engineer- 81599

Onsite/Remote:Remote Position

Overview & Responsibilities

As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Remote) on the Automation & Autonomy Solutions team within our Intelligent Solution Group (ISG) , you will take on the role of technical lead for developing embedded solutions that interface with our state-of-the-art robotic vehicle systems, which use perceptual sensing and cameras for machine learning and image processing.

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You will also:

  • Collaborate with other Deere engineering teams to commercialize perception solutions platforms for our robotic vehicle system products

  • Accelerate application opportunities that require a mix of image processing and machine learning

  • Focus on leading CVML and C++ software development for machine learning applications

  • Champion the integration of advanced algorithms into the application software that runs on embedded hardware

What Skills You Need

  • 4+ years of product development experience utilizing C++ and other Object-Oriented languages

  • Ability to drive, lead, participate, define, and strategize about the future of our autonomy initiatives

  • Robust knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working on projects involving Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision

  • Expertise in developing Linux software applications and familiarity with multi-threaded systems

  • Deep knowledge of Image processing via OpenCV, MATLAB Image Processing Toolbox Applications, Machine Learning, Caffe, or TensorFlow

  • Strong programming skills with Embedded C and scripting languages such as Python and Bash

  • Professional exposure to UDP, TCP/IP, and CAN networking communication protocols

  • Specialization in SCRUM and Agile software development methodologies

  • Hands-on Test-Driven Development (TDD) and software test automation experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in anEngineering, Science, or Technology-related discipline, OR equivalent related work experience

    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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.