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Systems Engineer

Company: John Deere & Company
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 regards 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Waterloo
Function: Engineering (CA)
Title: Systems Engineer - 94505
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


As a Systems Engineer for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Waterloo or Dubuque, IA, you will .

  • Work with software development teams to create technology roadmaps and delivery timelines for all supplier developed software solutions as a part of the operator station software group
  • Define functional requirements for supplier software including any communication interfaces so they seamlessly integrate into our vehicle systems
  • Lead and manage relations with supplier through communicating requirements and delivery timelines
  • Deliver and release supplier software that requires uploading to John Deere tools and systems for deployment to multiple platforms
  • Support and lead investigations on any supplier software issues that arise during development or production cycles to drive to root cause and provide sustainable solutions Visa s ponsorship is NOT available for this position.

    What Skills You Need
    • Familiarity with the software development process (through practical work experience or educational coursework/projects)
    • Experience with creating detailed engineering requirements (specifically software system requirements)
    • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues
    • Excellent collaboration, organization, and communication skills
    • Experience effectively managing projects with multiple stakeholders

      What Makes You Stand Out
      • Experience with CAN communication protocols
      • Ability to work with cross functional stakeholders (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, product design, marketing, etc) to understand customer requirements and how those can be translated into software requirements and implementations
      • Ability to learn quickly, adapt, and willingness to keep growing skills to contribute to an evolving technology stack
      • Proven skills to troubleshoot software system issues
      • Focus and passion for developing innovative technical solutions to solve customer problems
      • Background with John Deere products, farming practices and/or farm equipment operation
      • Experience with infotainment systems and components


        Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
        • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other engineering related 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 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 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.

            The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

            ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

            The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Keywords: John Deere & Company, Waterloo , Systems Engineer, Other , Waterloo, Iowa

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