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John Deere Staff Engineer, Toolchain Software in Waterloo, 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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Iowa - Waterloo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Staff Engineer, Toolchain Software - 69864

This position is currently eligible for a telework and/or a compressed workweek arrangement. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes. This arrangement is subject to change.


This position will initially be tasked with the writing of requirements and development of E32-BSP for engine control (working together with the global infrastructure and tools organization). Subsequently, this role will be part of a team that will maintain and release a superset version of E32-BSP and the codegen-to-target tool (Tellus) that manages it.


  • Gather, write, and allocate requirements to E32-BSP (Deere’s internally developed, OpenRTOS based, middleware) development teams. Work closely with NGEC SW team and FOCUS controls tools team to gather JDPS specific needs and requirements to ensure alignment.

  • As necessary develop the additional functions that will allow E32-BSP to fully support engine control and contribute these back to E32-BSP development team for broader use and sustainability.

  • Coordinate efforts with NGEC team to allow for the integration and periodic release process of E32-BSP integrated with the Tellus tool.

  • Provide necessary translation tools or scripts to allow for the transition of NGEC components from AUTOSAR BSW to E32-BSP.

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Required Qualifications

  • 7 or more years m-script experience.

  • Substantial experience using XSLT/XPath.

  • 7 or more years Simulink experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of embedded middleware architecture and concepts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Extensive experience in developing embedded middleware and their ecosystems, including related PC tools

  • Physical modeling experience.

  • Experience mentoring technical staff.

    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.