Software Engineer - Diagnostics (Hybrid)

Date:  Sep 16, 2023

Hesston, KS, US

Who we are 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.


AGCO is currently seeking a Software Engineer to join our global diagnostic tool development team in Hesston, KS. You can look forward to our strong team spirit and plenty of freedom for your own ideas.

The Software Engineer will focus in the diagnostic area on the varied, holistic treatment of all vehicle functions of our products. We work with innovative diagnostic solutions based on industrial standards, which are also used in the automotive sector. Our goal is to be able to offer our service contract partners high-quality service solutions so that they can guarantee our customers the best and fastest possible vehicle availability.


The Software Engineer will play a key part in the development and maintenance of the diagnostic tool applications used for the fleet of agricultural equipment AGCO produces worldwide. Functions of the software include electronics systems health management, diagnostic trouble code analysis, and firmware management. The Software Engineer will work as part of a globally distributed agile team on project initiatives and implementation.


What You Will Do:

  • Create concepts and specifications for programming and diagnostic tools (software and hardware components) in mobile machines.
  • Develop and test structured/object-oriented software in C/C++/C#/Python.
  • Program software for vehicle service tools.
  • Coordinate and support development partners and suppliers for software and hardware
  • Create software documentation (e.g. according to ISO 25119).
  • Adhere to AGCO’s quality standards by performing responsibilities in compliance with Change Management, Project Management Policies, and Guidelines and Procedures.


What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer Engineering, electrical engineering, or related engineering discipline
  • Good knowledge of software development with C/C++/C#/Python


A plus if you have:

  • Knowledge of diagnostic standards ODX/OTX
  • Guideline competence for the development of software and hardware components for mobile machines
  • Good communication skills, commitment, and the ability to work in a team
  • Knowledge of spoken and written German a plus



10-20% Domestically and may include international travel.


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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