Embedded Software Test Engineer in Dubuque, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dubuque, IA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $47.38/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking an Embedded Software Test Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Dubuque, Iowa. This is a contingent position expected to last 3 years.

John Deere Construction & Forestry (C&F) Division is seeking an Embedded Software Test Engineer to plan and execute embedded software testing on C&F products to verify production readiness. You will:

  • Align software test activities to meet Product Development Process schedules and follow C&F embedded software process, using best practices and tools
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and perform testing on the bench and machine in alignment with other Product Verification &Validation activities, as well as lead software documentation design reviews
  • Provide support to update and debug software on test tractors
  • Develop setup and scripts for automated testing
  • Work with 3rd party partners in the development and execution software testing, both manual and automatic

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience

  • Engineering experience gained from projects, internships, or practical work experience (1+ years)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and identify solutions to technical problems
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of electrical components
  • Positive and effective communication and team skills
  • Adaptability to rapidly changing work environments
  • Ability to learn to operate construction and forestry equipment to execute software tests

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant Work Experience

  • Experience with embedded software testing, tools, and processes
  • Experience with data testing, tools, and processes
  • Experience in working with suppliers, partners and co-workers in the development and testing of software
  • Experience with electrical and electronic controls and components
  • A basic knowledge of Controller Area Network (CAN) communications
  • Experience in developing or using National Instruments software test tools
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, hydrostatic, hydraulic, electro-hydraulic and powertrain systems


  • B.S. degree in Engineering, preferably in Electrical or Software Engineering
  • MS in Engineering is a plus

*** This position is located in Dubuque, IA.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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