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Research Engineer- Software & Machine Learning

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO

Who We Are Looking For

AGCO is currently seeking a Project Design Engineer, (Software, Research & Advanced Engineering) to join their hybrid remote team in Jackson, MN. The purpose of this position will be the development of new concepts and technology for Crop Care products including Sprayers, planters, and fertilizer applicators. This role is to develop, coordinate and execute proper design strategies related to product roadmaps. Hybrid remote flexible schedules offered for the right candidate: 60-80% remote, contingent on seasonal schedules.

The Project Engineer solves complex Research and Engineering problems and prepares white papers and reports.  Responsible for the planning, execution, and documentation of the project including conceptual design, part procurement, coding, assembly, and lab or field testing.  The Project Engineer will work closely with the Global R&AE and Agronomy teams as well Product Engineering to execute the project with meaningful deliverables for AGCO’s Sprayer, Fertilizer Applicator, and Planter Engineering Teams.  Provides technical guidance to Product Management, Engineering, and Agronomy teams. Delivers Proof of Concepts and white papers to Product engineering for further development and validation.  Develops unique design features the company often patents to gain a competitive advantage.

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering with a 3.0 GPA or higher is required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in at least one programming language, preferably C/C++ or Python.
  • Entry-level experience with typical Bus systems (CAN, Ethernet, 100baseTX / 100baseT1).
  • Entry-level experience with embedded software development preferably 2+ years.

A Plus If You Have

  • Entry-level experience working with CAN protocols including SAE J1939 and ISO 11783, preferably 2+ years.
  • Entry-level experience using simulation or modeling tools such as MATLAB or SIMULINK, preferably 2+ years.
  • Entry-level experience with image processing tools, OpenCV, Matlab or other, Preferably 2+ years.
  • Entry-level experience with machine learning frameworks like PyTorch or TensorFlow, Preferably 2+ years.
  • Entry-level experience with Linux application development.
  • Family or Job-related experience in Agriculture.

What We Offer

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!

ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.

POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.

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.


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