Software Systems Engineer

Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Time Type: Full Time
Job Requisition ID: 92211

Company Overview:
  • There are over 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! 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.
  •  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.
Job Description:
  • This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at present. 
  • The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.
Your Responsibilities: 

As a Software Systems Engineer for John Deere located in Dubuque, IA you will....
  • Analyze customer needs and marketing requirements to determine software specifications for new and innovative features and systems.
  • Utilize enterprise and divisional processes to capture requirements and architecture using software requirements tools.
  • Perform software planning activities to ensure, on-time, high-quality software is developed and tested following the divisional and/or enterprise standards.
  • Lead, develop, and mentor others in the development of software requirements, logical architecture, and best practices.
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position. 

What Skills You Need:
  • 5 or more years of experience in gathering, writing, and reviewing engineering requirements.
  • 5 or more years of exposure in developing embedded applications using C, C++, Matlab Simulink.
  • 5 or more years of demonstrated expertise working on complex distributed systems and network communication.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for working in a team environment.
  • Ability to read electrical and electronic schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed mode, and as part of a team.
What Makes You Stand Out:
  • Experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders, such as electrical/mechanical disciplines, customers, customer/dealer support personnel, and technical publication authors.
  • Familiarity with SAE J1939, ethernet, LIN, or other vehicle network standards.
  • Model-based software development (MBSD) or software development in C, C++, C#, or scripting programming languages.
  • Experience with real-time operating systems.
  • Off-Road vehicle experience to include design and/or operation.
  • Demonstrated experience in Systems Engineering or MIT/CalTech certificate completion.
  • Experience using a formal software development process (such as Agile, EVO, waterfall, etc.).

Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.
What You'll Get:
  • At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 
  • 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. 
Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses.
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension).
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account.
  • Adoption assistance.
  • Employee Assistance Programs.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations.
  • Charitable contribution match.
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use.