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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Urbandale

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Automation and Autonomy (A&A) Software Development Engineer - 73401

Your Responsibilities

As an Automation & Autonomy (A&A) Software Development Engineer for our Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) (https://bit.ly/JohnDeere\_ISG) , you join a team building a world-class software solutions to develop and test our Automation and Autonomy tech stack (A&A) solutions (https://bit.ly/JohnDeere\_SeeSpraySelect) . We are looking for someone with expertise in embedded C++ software development including integration of perception sensor technology.

What Skills You Need

+ Experience with software product development through practical work experiences, relevant internships or academic experience

+ Proficiency with C++ or other Object-oriented languages

+ Ability to work with and interpret sensing data from perception devices (Ex: Radar, Mono Cameras, Stereo, etc)

What Makes You Stand Out

+ Expertise in C++ (including modern C++ syntax, patterns, practices)

+ Previous experience with OpenCV or Image Processing Toolbox in Matlab

+ Familiarity with Stereo Camera Depth Based Data

+ Proficiency with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, etc.),

+ Practical knowledge of developing Linux software applications

+ Understanding of multi-threaded systems and Vision Machine Learning software development

+ Experience using Qt, OpenGL, SQL, or GIS software libraries

+ Proven mastery of Agile software development processes

+ Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD), software test automation, UDP, TCP/IP, CAN networking communication protocols


+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, or related

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 (http://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.

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.

Urbandale, Iowa

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

How to apply:

Check out our open opportunities to the right for more information and to apply.

Once you click ‘Apply Now’, John Deere will receive a notification with your information.  In order to be considered for next steps, please make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once John Deere reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

Discuss Your Career Options with a Veteran at John Deere Today!

All interested service members and veterans can learn more and fill out a contact card at https://www.deere.com/MilitaryCSP.  We will connect you with a John Deere veteran to discuss all potential options/matches.  

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