Validation Engineer - Embedded Software

Jackson, MN
United States
Job Description

Who We Are Looking For

AGCO is looking for an Embedded Software Validation Engineer to join our Crop Care team in Jackson, Minnesota.  In this role you will test new software features for our RoGator and TerraGator platforms aimed at helping agriculture operators do more with less.  An ideal candidate will enjoy problem solving, collaboration between development and test, and an environment that always provides new challenges.

What You Will Do

  • Work in an Agile environment with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, developers and testers to understand new requirements then write test cases to support them.

  • Develop and maintain a test bench to simulate agriculture machinery, including real-time models of majors systems, harness wiring of embedded controllers’ I/O, and hardware from machines

  • Validate newly developed features and bugfixes, ensuring they meet requirements for customer satisfaction even if existing documentation is incomplete.

  • Document testing results in a clear manner to improve software quality and expedite development process.

  • Work towards process improvements such as test automation, test scope expansion and cost reduction.

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Agricultural, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical) or equivalent relevant experience

  • Experience with Matlab and Simulink

  • History of working on diverse teams

  • Strong communication and documentation skills

  • Good understanding of mechatronic systems (actuators and sensors) as well as basic analog/digital circuits

A Plus If You Have

  • Experience with agriculture machinery

  • Knowledge of Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) environments such as dSpace and Speedgoat

  • Understanding of vehicle communication systems (CAN, Ethernet, LIN) and Vector tools (CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape)

  • Usage of Python for automation

  • Familiarity with electronic lab equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, etc)


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.



United States