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John Deere Control System Engineer in Waterloo, 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 - Waterloo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Control System Engineer - 81562

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Control System Engineer for John Deere Power Systems located in Waterloo, IA, you will gather requests for new and updated control functions from various partners and stakeholders. In addition...

  • Develop detailed requirements for control functions and design implementations to meet those requirements.

  • Implement, review and test solutions for updated control requirements.

  • Provide technical leadership for the development of control strategies

  • Complete Software releases, write release notes, and support test cell and vehicle testing.

    Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 1 or more years of experience working with electronic sensors and controls.

  • 1 or more years of experience developing or working with embedded software in ā€œCā€ or other common embedded development environments.

  • Familiarity with tools such as Rally, Jenkins, ā€œCā€ programming language, Matlab/Simulink models and code generation libraries, enterprise model test strategies, unit test framework, and hardware in the loop systems

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience designing, calibrating, or testing internal combustion engines.

  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting complex electrical systems

  • Education or experience in control theory.

  • Advanced Degree in Engineering Science and/or Technology


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Control theory, Physics, Computer Science, or a related technical/scientific field.

    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.