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Software Engineering Manager Job

Date: Jul 25, 2021

Location: Tremont, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Software Engineering Manager


Precision Planting, a subsidiary of AGCO Corporation and a leading provider of precision agriculture technology, is looking for a Software Engineering Manager.


What will I be doing?
•    Leading a team of engineers with Computer Science or Electrical Engineering backgrounds
•    Mentoring team members about development best practices and techniques
•    Reviewing individual performance and providing opportunities for improvement
•    Making and executing complex architectural decisions
•    Building an architecture that enables other engineers to be efficient
•    Writing code for new products
•    Refactoring existing code to ensure new products operate at their optimal performance
•    Working with product managers and participating on product teams to define product features
•    Climbing on agricultural equipment to test your code and experience our products first-hand


What must I have?
•    10+ years of software engineering experience in software development environments
•    Passion for motivating individuals to work together as a team
•    Desire to help individuals grow technically, professionally, and interpersonally
•    Solid understanding of software development and product development lifecycles
•    Flexibility in terms of team process and project management 
•    Ability to read, understand, and write code, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • Modern C++: C++11, C++14, C++17, C++20
  • Object-oriented design
  • Design patterns (composition, inheritance, templates)
  • Algorithmic complexity
  • Memory vs. CPU performance trade-offs
  • Lock-free multi-thread synchronization (atomics, memory ordering)
  • Stream and message-based communications

•    Solid understanding of Linux and Linux application development environments
•    Solid background in computer architecture
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience


This position is located in Tremont, IL.  Remote-only candidates are not being considered at this time.

AGCO is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Peoria

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