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John Deere Product Safety Engineer, Autonomy in Urbandale, Iowa

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 - Urbandale

Function: Engineering (CA)

Title: Product Safety Engineer, Autonomy - 92405

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position

This position is eligible for remote work at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As an Product Safety Engineer – Autonomy for the Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) located in Urbandale, IA , you will

  • Be part of the core team tasked with delivering Deere’s first autonomous solution systems.

  • Be responsible for the discovery and mitigation of safety risks with autonomous solutions.

  • Collaborate with team members to understand proposed functionalities and impacts to safety, system compliance to safety standards, and consistency with other autonomous solutions within John Deere.

  • Lead Safety Reviews and other safety analyses with cross functional teams to rank and mitigate potentially unsafe designs.

  • Deliver regular reviews to Safety Committees of upcoming functionality through meetings and sustainable documentation techniques.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • Experience analyzing subsystems (FMEA, FTA, STPA) to decompose behaviors into a set of testable requirements.

  • Experience with product safety processes such as ISO 25119, ISO 26262 or ISO 13849

  • Experience Lead Safety Reviews and other safety analyses with cross functional teams to rank and mitigate potentially unsafe designs.

  • Domain knowledge of vehicle systems such as tractors, sprayers, harvesters, tillage, etc. or similar (automotive, off road)

  • Knowledge of complex vehicle level electro-hydraulic and electro-mechanical control systems.

  • Domain knowledge precision ag products or similar such as automotive, off road vehicle systems in the agriculture, construction or on road spaces

  • Strong ability to interface with stakeholders and customers across the country

  • Experience analyzing subsystems to ensure a complete solution.

  • Experience with product safety processes.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working across product families and the technology stack.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with machine learning and computer vision systems.

  • Understanding of autonomous system safety standards.

Education

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Agricultural, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Software Engineering discipline or equivalent 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 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 (https://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) 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.

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