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Software Validation Engineer- Embedded Controls Job

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO


Summary of Responsibilities:


AGCO is currently seeking a Design Engineer - Software Validation to join our team in Jackson, MN.  The engineer will work in an Agile Scrum team alongside developers and be in charge of developing and executing manual and automated tests for validation.  He or she will also assume responsibility of a test bench with Hardware In the Loop (HIL), machine peripherals and embedded . 




  • Work on a variety of equipment, including RoGator, TerraGator, and track tractors
  • Work with embedded software developers to understand requirements and how to translate the requirements to test specifications
  • Execute tests manually to identify early defects
  • Develop automation scripts to execute regression testing prior to release deadlines
  • Working with the electrical team to design harnesses for the HIL systems’ external hardware components
  • Staying up to date with New Product Development (NPD) and soon-to-be NPD projects making sure that necessary testing capabilities are in place
  • Candidate should be capable of working with little or no supervision and have self-motivation to learn and excel in his/her objectives.
    Required Education:
  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineer or related field
    Required Experience:
  • Entry level (0-5 years)
  • 0-3 years' experience with analog and digital circuits
  • 0-3 years' experience in computer programming in languages such as C, C++ and Python 
  • 0-3 years' experience with Matlab/Simulink
  • Good communication skills
  • Hands-on Electrical troubleshooting
  • Good organizational and documentation skills
    Preferred Experience:
  • 0-3 years' experience with CAN Networks (J1939, ISO11783) and software (CANalyzer, CANoe, CAPL)
  • 0-3 years' experience with Hardware In the Loop (Speedgoat, dSPACE ControlDesk and AutomationDesk)
  • Preferred Agricultural background
    About Jackson:
    Nestled in a valley of the Des Moines River, the Jackson plant is a cornerstone of the community. Continually growing, the state-of-the-art plant recently saw a 75,000 square-foot expansion of the manufacturing facility and will continue to expand even more to include a state-of-the-art equipment testing station. With 17 parks within driving distance, the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are endless.
    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.
    Why AGCO?
    At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own. Isn’t it time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities? Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. Come grow with us!
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