Senior Software Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Ankeny, IA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

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) - Waterloo 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Software Engineer - 32319

***NOTE:  This posting will fill multiple positions in the following locations: Waterloo, IA; Ankeny, IA; Cary, NC; Fargo, ND.***

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer at John Deere, you will be part of a global team of Embedded Software and Electronics developers working to meet the technology demands of our customers.  As a senior software engineer you will work and mentor others in a Scrum team environment to design new and innovative solutions to meet customer needs.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Analyze customer needs and features and determine engineering specifications and architecture to solve complex problems.
  • Be an expert user of critical technology. Develop new applications of technology for product development.
  • Design, implement and test software features to support one or many products.
  • Work in an Agile and Scrum team environment.
  • Lead in resolution of product-line based difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers.
  • Lead or participate in the team planning process of new products and/or major improvements to existing products.
  • Provide technical support to non-software groups including marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organizations.

US Visa sponsorship IS available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 4 or more years of embedded software design, test and/or analysis experience.
  • 4 or more years of Product Engineering experience, design or test.
  • Model-based software development (MBSD) or software development in C, C++, C# or scripting programming languages.
  • Experience with real-time operating systems.
  • Strong team leadership, technical leadership or project management experience.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (both domestic and internationally.)

What Makes You Stand Out

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

  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience using MATLAB and Simulink.
  • Experience with AUTOSAR.
  • Experience with CAN communications protocol and the J1939/ISO11783 standards.
  • Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems in an automotive or agricultural setting.

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science.
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