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John Deere Sr. Application Engineer-Electronic Controls in Waterloo, 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 - Waterloo

Function: Engineering (CA)

Title: Sr. Application Engineer-Electronic Controls - 103276

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Sr. Application Engineer- Electronic Controls for John Deere Intelligent Systems Group (ISG) located in Waterloo, IA you will….

  • Support integration of the Engine Control Unit (ECU) into the engine control system

  • Scrum Master for the ISG ECU Electronic Hardware Agile Team

  • Primary liaison between the ISG ECU Electronic Hardware and Power Systems Engine Controls teams

  • Assist in capturing ECU product requirements from John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) and providing ECU application requirements to JDPS

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience performing complex engineering work requiring application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out engineering tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions

  • Demonstrated exceptional communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority

  • Experience developing and/or executing test or analysis plans for electronic products

  • Experience in Agile methodology

  • Understanding of electronic components and electronic systems

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and plan activities

What Makes You Stand Out

  • ECU design experience

  • Electronics design experience

  • Knowledge of electronic control systems

  • Basic understanding of compression and spark ignition engines

  • Experience with test and measurement tools (e.g. oscilloscopes, multimeters)

  • Agile Scrum Master or Product Owner role experience

  • Systems Engineering training and/or experience


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline

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

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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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