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Solution Architect Harvesting

Date: Jan 15, 2023

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Solution Architect – Global Harvest Electronics

Who are we looking for: 


At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way. 


The AGCO Precision Ag and Digital Division has an exciting opportunity for a Solution Architect to join its team in delivering extraordinary results based in Hesston, KS. Relocation assistance is available with 20% travel expected. This is a role with growth potential and developmental opportunities. 


 The Solution Architect will be responsible for developing and managing the electronic, network & software architecture for harvesting platforms. The Solution Architect will play a key part in the definition and development of the global machine control E/E architecture for AGCO and will guide and support the implementation of this architecture in all platforms.



What you will do: 



  • Evaluate business requirements and derive solutions in the form of products or services.
  • Responsible for the technical vision of harvesting electronics
  • Key leader in introducing and implementing new technology solutions.
  • Generate architecture and interface proposals with different trade-offs, taking alternative solution implementation strategies into account.
  • Coordinate with the Global Architecture team to develop and deploy best practices across the E/E organization within AGCO.
  • Drive implementation of the global architecture solution within the harvesting platforms.
  • Define and document technical interfaces, abstraction layers and other elements of the software architecture.
  • Identify and utilize development tools and practices to fulfill Functional Safety requirements.
  • Closely collaborate with cross-function, multi-brand and cross-platform teams located at several facilities to drive reusable and common systems and components


What you will bring: 


  • 5+ years of experience in the disciplines of Software Architecture, Systems Engineering related to software projects and/or Electronic Controls Software development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electronic control systems for self-propelled and tractor mounted harvesting products.
  • Experience developing electronic controls software for harvesting products.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related engineering discipline is required



A plus if you have: 


  • Experience with automotive and/or industrial E/E architecture solutions and software development frameworks.
  • Experience working with agricultural equipment or large industrial equipment.
  • Experience with automotive and/or industrial E/E architecture solutions and software development frameworks.





What we offer: 


 Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.  


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more… 


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.  


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. 





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