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Sr. Software Project Engineer - Seeding and Tillage Job

Date: Nov 27, 2020

Location: Hesston, KS, US Beloit, KS, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO, Hesston is looking to develop a new and agile team focused on innovative technology and automation for Seeding and Tillage. The Senior Project Software Engineer for this team will be part of the entire process from concept development, design, testing and completing the process into production.  We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, willing to make decisions to ensure progress, and are passionate about helping design and deliver innovative solutions to help farmers feed the world


  • Develop and maintain advance control algorithms with a diverse and globally located team in an Agile environment
  • Document and communicate the progression of various systems in a detailed and organized manner
  • Support existing image processing control algorithms and tuning techniques
  • Provide support in the maintenance of existing models and contribute with the development of next generation systems
  • Support the integration of new sensors into existing and new products.
  • Provide prompt support to field development teams in regards to data acquisition, instrumentation, testing procedures, and testing techniques
  • Support in-field activities such as advance data collection, system tuning and optimization, system troubleshooting, demonstrations, and training
  • Assist with the planning and prioritization of long lead tasks
  • Ensure project timeline is met and project stays within budget


  • Solid understanding of network communications, including CAN, Ethernet, WiFi, and BroadR-Reach
  • Experience with standardized electronic communication protocols
  • Familiarity with mobile machinery communication protocols, such as UDS, ODX, OTX, SAE J1939, and ISOBUS
  • Familiarity with Mechanical Design and Electrical Harnessing
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Agriculture knowledge, preferably Seeding and Tillage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to address and resolve issues in an objective, fact-based, professional fashion
  • Motivated self-starter who can relate well to a diverse multidiscipline development team
  • Critical thought into decision-making, with minimal oversite


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 5-10 years related experience

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.


AGCO works tirelessly to help make today's farms more productive and more profitable. As the world of agriculture changes, so do we. Brazenly. We do it for the farmers. For the people working for them. For ourselves. For the future.  At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries.  We are celebrating our 26th year in business and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages.  Our collection of brands is a large part of what makes AGCO so unique. Our brands are powerful and modern. They're well-known brands like Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. They are the ones that the world looks to each and every day.
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! 

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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