Cerebral Staffing

Cerebral Staffing

  • Waterloo, IA

  • $49.00-52.50 per hour

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Join Cerebral Staffing, LLC on site at our client John Deere in Waterloo, IA as an Engineer Product!

Location: Waterloo, IA

Duration of Role: Three Years Plus

Pay: $49-$52.50/hour

Hours: 1st shift position, 7 am to 3:30 pm.

As an Embedded Software Controls Engineer, you will design, develop, test, and document embedded software for electromechanical/electrohydraulic subsystems for agricultural equipment projects.


  • Create and develop software per the John Deere Embedded Software Development Process.
  • Participate in control system design and analysis.
  • Participate functional/subsystem design/test requirement reviews and document results.
  • Verify that subsystem meets requirements, through a combination of virtual and hardware based testing including; desktop, bench, vehicle simulator testing.
  • Analyze current production/experimental issues, develop an understanding of the root cause and create appropriate action plans to resolve these issues.
  • Provide technical support during system field-testing activities on an as needed basis.
  • Provide necessary design documentation to support development of service publications.


  • Excellent communicator, both verbal and written, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.
  • Experience working in mechatronics; this includes a solid understanding of electrical and electronics, hydraulics, and mechanical systems.
  • Subsystem design, software development, and electronic circuit design and analysis experience.
  • Experience with C/C++ programming language and MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Experience with software development tools for embedded microcontrollers in mobile applications.
  • Control system experience preferably related to propulsion systems.


  • Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems.
  • Experience with control systems design and analysis.
  • Some product engineering experience.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Ag Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field.

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