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Embedded Software Engineer Job

Date: Aug 21, 2021

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO is currently seeking a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join an innovation team in located in Hesston, KS. *The position may reside in Hesston, KS., Manahattan, KS., or Kansas City. The successful candidate will lead the definition, creation, and validation of software for new agricultural machinery systems or sensors, and will work closely with others to deliver new innovations to the market. 


Note: Position Relocation assistance is available. The position requires less than 10% travel for training, meeting with team members, and working with equipment in the field.



  • Experience with End-to-End System Development
    • Strong background and experience with software architecture definition, requirements creation, coding, deployment, validation, and software maintenance.
    • Experience with controller hardware specification, signal processing and algorithm development strongly desired
    • Experience with image processing a strong plus
    • Experience with developing, and interfacing to, graphical user interfaces is desired
    • Experience defining or designing around system I/O requirements
    • Significant experience with C, C ++, Visual Studio, Linux, and other languages in embedded controls applications
    • Ability to design and implement robust and scalable software architectures for use in mobile machinery
  • Standard communications
    • Desired Proficiency in mobile machinery communication protocols and standards, specifically SAE J1939 and ISO 11783
    • Ability to implement new communications protocols as necessary
    • Solid understanding of network communications
  • Experience with machine control systems
    • A solid understanding of control theory and how to apply it to mobile machinery
    • Ability to generate and implement detailed design requirements
    • Experience with heavy equipment or farm machinery is a strong plus
  • Product support and training
    • Provide prompt support to the broader innovation team, beta testers, product marketing, and technical publications as needed


Education and Experience of the Senior Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or other relevant technical degree
  • 3+ years of experience with controls systems, robotics, sensor integration, or end-to-end development for embedded systems


About Hesston:
Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is a place where industry, recreation, and family’s blossom, offering many amenities found in a larger city but in a small-town atmosphere. Hesston’s appeal goes nationwide; more than a third of the residents hail from outside the Kansas state lines.

AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short-term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.

Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!
AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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