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John Deere Performance Engineer in 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: Performance Engineer - 73498

This Position Does Not Offer Visa Sponsership !


As a Performance Engineer for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group located in Urbandale, IA, you will develop solutions that accelerate the verification of agriculture products. You will utilize Software-in-the-Loop and Hardware-in-the-Loop simulators as well as John Deere machines to deliver system level test case automation.

  • Create novel test case automation solutions.

  • Partner with simulation and automation tool developers, other performance engineers, test technicians, and verification champions to deliver system level test case automation solutions.

  • Implement, monitor, and maintain continuous integration testing of the tech stack.

  • Automate tests using state-of-the-art simulation frameworks, tools, and machines.

What Skills You Need

  • Expertise in one or more programming languages Ex: Python, C++, C#

  • Demonstrated experience in embedded electronics verification or development techniques and tools.

  • Demonstrated experience with design or testing of control systems.

  • Exposure to Python

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Exposure to precision agriculture products.

  • Expertise in Python.

  • Exposure to Agile development methodology

  • Demonstrated experience with CAN communication.

  • ISTQB Certified Foundation Level Tester


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent related work experience.

    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.