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John Deere Product Owner in Chicago, Iowa

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US)- Iowa- Chicago

Function: Product & Process Management (CA)

Title: Product Owner- 83090

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Your Responsibilities

As a Digital Product Owner for Intelligent Solutions Group located in Chicago, IL you will lead the scaling and management of enterprise engineering applications for reliability engineering:

  • Understands key business objectives and strategy of the product(s). Works with business owners to ensure that they are engaged and supportive of direction.

  • Makes final decisions on product functionality and ensure that functionality is aligned with Digital Product Managers strategic vision for the products within product family scope.

  • Ensures features definition, acceptance criteria, and stories clearly communicate customer/stakeholder needs to the team; works with team to clarify as necessary.

  • Understands and supports inter-team dependencies and impediments and escalate issues when necessary.

  • Accountable for determining release date, scope of release and communication strategy. Monitors and communicates the key success metrics of the product.

  • Ensures an exceptional product experience collecting inputs from customers, market research while collaborating with UX, architecture and engineering resources.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 plus years of experience implementing major Information Technology programs or projects that are broad in scope or multi-unit/cross divisional.

  • 3 plus years of demonstrated team leadership and mentoring experience.

  • 1 plus year of SW development background with coding, testing, and automation skills.

  • 3 plus years of experiencein Agile Development

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience planning, designing, and building complex web sites and applications

  • Familiarity with AWS S3, AWS RDS, and Databricks

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Working with key stakeholders to identify needs and solutions


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Degree in an Engineering or Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

    What You'll Get

    At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here ( to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

    The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.