Product Owner II

Baltimore, KS
United States
Job Description

Harvest Automation Team Lead

The Precision Ag and Digital team at AGCO has an immediate opening for a Harvest Automation Development Team Lead in our Hesston, Kansas office.  The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the definition, development, and integration of machine control and user interface software for Harvesting Automation, and must be able to operate with a high degree of freedom. 

What You Will Do and Bring:


  • Experience with machine control systems

    • Experience with farm machinery, specifically harvest equipment, is a strong plus

    • Experience with wireless communication

    • Knowledge and experience with processes and design for functional safety

  • Experience with software architecture design

    • Deep understanding of robust and scalable software architectures for use in mobile machinery

    • Ability to create and adhere to software design and coding standards

    • Experience with model-based software design as well as C++ or similar languages

    • Experience with Agile software development a strong plus

  • Standard communications

    • Proficient in mobile machinery communication protocols and standards, such as SAE J1939, ISO 11783, and BroadR-Reach

    • Ability to lead the implementation of new communication protocols as necessary

  • User Interface Design

    • Lead the design of efficient, intuitive, and user-friendly graphical user interfaces for mobile machinery

    • Strong customer focus is a must

  • Product support and training

    • Lead the team in providing prompt support for technical service, manufacturing, purchasing, or other internal groups

    • Lead the team in providing informative, relevant product training for internal technical service staff, service training, and other engineering teams including field test

  • Leadership and Teamwork

    • Ability to lead and function within a small, Global, high-output team

    • Ability to collaboratively prioritize work to meet schedule demands

    • Ability and willingness to innovate given limited direction and contribute beyond your direct area of responsibility

    • Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional and global teams to align on common design approaches

    • B.S. in engineering or other relevant technical field

    • 5+ years of experience with software design for mobile equipment

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.



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.



United States