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John Deere Virtual Design & Verification Engineer - Dynamic System Modeling 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: United States (US) - Iowa - Waterloo

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Virtual Design & Verification Engineer - Dynamic System Modeling - 75286

Your Responsibilities

As the Virtual Design & Verification Engineer – Dynamic System Modeling, you will develop dynamic systems models (DSM) of tractor subsystems (power unit, drivetrain, hydraulics, traction) and integrate these with control and software models to create whole tractor/implement systems. You will exercise these models to select designs that deliver optimal system level performance such as fluid economy and productivity.

What Skills You Need

  • 4+ years developing and exercising dynamic systems models to guide design of one or more of the following vehicle systems: power unit, drivetrain, hydraulics, suspension, traction, controls, or related.

  • 2+ years integrating DSM models with control and software models into system simulations; these will be used for model-based software development.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Expertise building DSM models using Mathworks Simscape, and integrating them in Simulink

  • Demonstrated ability to lead change in methods and processes

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Thrives in cross-functional team of design, testing and analysis

  • Comfortable using PTC Creo or other CAD tools

  • Strong technical background in:

  • Control theory, design and analysis (frequency and time domain)

  • Numerical analysis and methods

  • Digital signal processing

  • Programming languages – Matlab, Python, C++, etc.


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

    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.