Senior Software Engineer (Perception Team)


Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104 Scottsdale, AZ, US, 85257

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  35612


At Raven, we help farmers serve the world. This purpose guides the work and passion of our team members, who operate at the intersection of agriculture, technology, and innovation. For over 65 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to learning more so we can grow as individuals and as a team. Today, we are united by our mission to develop a better and more sustainable planet for each of us. 


As a Senior Software Engineer within the Raven Perception Team, you will have the opportunity to design, develop, and evaluate software from concept through production stage, and make modifications as needed.


Essential Functions

  • Write, develop, evaluate and document new and modified software programs using test driven development (TDD) methodologies.
  • Participate as a member of a Scrum team to generate working software within a sprint cycle.
  • Build automated systems test environments and simulation software to drive capabilities.
  • Conduct manual test and prepare software applications for field and customer installation.
  • Support end users, including software troubleshooting and training.
  • Research, investigate, and select technical data pertinent to the assigned project.
  • Work with internal teams and external sources to obtain and communicate data relative to engineering requirements.
  • Facilitate software asset management, including maintenance contracts.
  • Prepare and present technical reports and recommendations on projects.
  • Participate in department improvement activities.



  • Experienced engineer with 5+ years of career experience, with Bachelor's degree. 3+ years experience with Master's degree. PHD entry level. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Trained in the use of object oriented programming techniques (C++ or Rust are preferred).
  • Developing optimized code with Cuda instructions preferred.
  • Ability to apply design theory and methodology.
  • High level of customer service skills.
  • Experience deploying software to an edge device.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem solving techniques.
  • Furthers knowledge of profession through continued education and/or seeking mentorship.
  • Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Travel may be necessary, based on position.


Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.  We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit. Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


EEOC Statement
Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.



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