Systems Development Engineer

Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in machine control systems? As a Digital Agriculture Systems Development Engineer you will have the opportunity to come up with solutions of controlling and monitoring machines on the cutting edge of vehicle technology and agriculture. We’re looking for an engineer with the skills required to develop, install and support hardware to agricultural vehicles and implements for advanced measurement and control.

This role requires deep understanding of machine systems. We need an engineer who will use their passion to learn the latest tools and techniques and identify and implement system improvements. With a background in vehicle technology, you will use your skills to enable compatibility of systems across multiple brands of machinery through reverse engineering and diagnostics. Your great interpersonal skills will also assist you when demonstrating how to operate the systems as well as supporting and troubleshooting remotely.

Responsible to the managing director, you will be working within the software team where you will be communicating between software development and web development, gathering data from agricultural machines, and implementing design and structure into our products and services.

You will be involved directly in:

  • RTK
  • CANBUS
  • ISOBUS
  • Serial Data (RS232)
  • Remote data transfer
  • Remote Diagnostics
  • Machine Telemetry
  • Actuator control (Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electric Motor Drives)
  • Wiring harness design and manufacture.
  • Software development
  • Hardware development
  • Web Development

You Have:

  • Experience in vehicle technology.
  • An understanding of agriculture
  • Experience in electronics,
  • Proven experience in CAN-BUS development
  • A firm understanding of Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • A firm understanding of I.T and you will be competent with a laptop, Windows and MS Office
  • Experience with hand tools and the ability to manufacture wiring harnesses
  • A good understanding of electronic fault diagnosis
  • A good manner with people, patience, and a good sense of humour.
  • Large vehicle operation experience
  • Clean Full UK Driving License
  • Software programming experience

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience in GNSS systems as well as GNSS correction and RTK
  • Experience in ISOBUS
  • Experience with precision agriculture machine control systems
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Degree in automotive technology, agricultural engineering, electronics, or related field
  • Web development experience
  • Understanding of electronic circuit design and development.

So why us?

This role will be based at home but will require a great deal of travel around the UK to customers and may involve international travel from time to time. We are a small team that is growing quickly in size and reputation. Joining us now, ensures your place in the hierarchy of an organisation determined to add value to farming business operations.

You’ll receive:

  • Competitive salary – with flexible working hours structured more on task, than hours worked
  • All necessary equipment, laptop, mobile phone etc
  • Training and support for yourself will be available on demand.
  • Company vehicle and tools
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus annually dependent upon personal performance

Go Beyond

We are a relatively young business but with many years’ experience in agricultural machine control, GNSS and GNSS correction, and as such are highly respected in the industry. After many years of being at the forefront of manufactures technology it now time to lead the age of agricultures digital revolution as we focus on the development of connected and driverless machines that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we are going.

Please get in touch and Send your CV and covering letter to Jobs@nickabbey.co.uk