John Deere Verification Champion Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

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: Verification Champion Engineer - 43149

Your Responsibilities

As a Verification Champion Engineer, for the John Deere Product Engineering Center (Waterloo), you will be part of an international team of Embedded Software Quality Assurance personnel. In this role you will work with Subsystem Engineers to fully understand all requirements, create test plans, define test environments, assure test infrastructure and coordinate testing resources. In addition, you will:

  • Perform embedded systems engineering tasks including the Quality Assurance process for requirements analysis, operational concept development, software system design/architecture, component integration, design reviews, and vehicle platform testing and problem solving.

  • Coordinate functional and integration bench testing in a simulated, virtual environment as well as perform on-vehicle testing in the lab and/or field.

  • Drive resolution to issues found during field testing and provide software support to the verification and validation team.

VISA Sponsorship IS available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of professional experience in embedded software testing

  • Experience with model based software design (MBSD) using the Matlab/Simulink tool chain

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Ability and experience working in a self-directed mode

  • Strong, demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% (both domestic and internationally)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with AUTOSAR

  • Experience with CAN communications protocol and the J1939 standard

  • Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems in an automotive or agricultural setting

  • Technical skills and knowledge in portable electronic design, communication bus interfaces, GPS systems, wireless communications, and mobile application development

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Computer Science

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. 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.

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.