John Deere Embedded Software Test Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Dubuque

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Embedded Software Test Engineer - 41059

Your Responsibilities

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As an Embedded Software Test Engineer, for the John Deere Construction & Forestry (C&F) located in Dubuque, IA, you will plan and execute embedded software testing on C&F products to verify production readiness. In addition, you will:

  • Develop and execute software testing for a product line

  • Align software test activities to meet Product Development Process schedules and follow C&F embedded software process, using best practices and tools

  • Plan, coordinate, and perform testing on the bench and machine in alignment with other Product Verification & Validation activities

  • Develop setup and scripts for automated testing

  • Work with 3rd party partners in the development and execution software testing

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of experience with embedded software test development and execution

  • 2 or more years of experience developing automated tests using National Instruments based software test hardware and software tools

  • Good time management and task execution

  • Good problem solving skills to analyze and solve technical problems. This includes troubleshooting software and electrical issues on machine systems

  • Good skills to develop others to do machine and automated testing

  • Experience in working with suppliers, partners and co-workers in the development and execution of software testing

  • Knowledge of the John Deere Product Delivery Process, Product Verification and Validation Sub-Process, and Embedded Software Development Process or similar processes employed in industry. This includes understanding of Agile software development processes

  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic, power train, and operator interface subsystems of machines controlled by embedded software

What Makes You Stand Out

  • A basic knowledge of Controller Area Network (CAN) communications and electro-mechanical systems on mobile vehicles

  • Significant knowledge and experience in software testing, tools, and processes

  • Good knowledge of electrical and electronic controls, components, and troubleshooting

  • Strong knowledge of hydraulic, power train, and operator interface subsystems of machines controlled by embedded software

  • Experience developing or testing model-based software

  • Prior team leadership experience

  • Masters degree in Engineering

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Electrical or Software 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. 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.