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John Deere Hardware Test Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

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

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Hardware Test Engineer - 76113

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Your Responsibilities

As a Hardware Test Engineer for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Waterloo, Iowa, you will….

  • Execute functional tests on Electronic Hardware Components according to JDQ Standards

  • Document Test Results and interface with suppliers to consume Test Reports

  • Work with stakeholders to form and review test plans

  • Communicate Test Results and collect additional data when issues are identified

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing, testing, or integrating products that were successfully delivered to production, especially electrical and mechatronic systems.

  • Demonstrated experience in Developing or Testing Electrical and Electronic devices.

  • Demonstrated Experience working in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams.

  • Strong analytical skills to break down, solve, and convey complex features/issues to engineers in other disciplines.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with on-machine testing at Deere test sites or customer sites.

  • Experience with test plan design and test execution at the component level or subsystem level.


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 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.