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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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Ottumwa
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Software Product Verification & Validation Engineer
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

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 a Software Product Verification & Validation Engineer for John Deere Ottumwa Works located in Ottumwa, Iowa, you will lead the planning, development, and execution of software verification and validation activities for mowing products. In addition, you will:

  • Verify and validate customer requirements through field and lab tests
  • Determine critical software features and develop and execute software test plans
  • Establish and track software test metrics (requirements to test case coverage, test case data, test results, defects found, and defect escapes)
  • Lead efforts for software test process improvements within PV&V
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need
  • 3 or more years of engineering experience with agricultural or off-road equipment
  • 3 or more years of technical experience relating to design/testing of electrical/software/hydraulic/mechanical systems
  • Proficiency in the use of data acquisition and data analysis tools
  • Experience in troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical/software/mechanical issues
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated skills in the clear communication of technical data and project information
What Makes You Stand Out
  • Experience setting up, collecting, and interpreting data from data acquisition devices in field or lab test environments for Deere equipment
  • Experience using vehicle serial communications including SAE-J1939 CAN-BUS, Canalyzer, ServiceAdvisor, MTGs and JDLink
  • ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certification or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of John Deere PV&V systems: Rally, Vision, NCCA
  • Ability to manage risks effectively in a team environment

Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related engineering discipline or equivalent experience in a related career 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
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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 extend 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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