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John Deere Staff Cyber Security Software Engineer in Chicago, IL, Illinois

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. And 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.

Title: Staff Cyber Security Software Engineer- 82791

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois- Chicago, IL

Secondary Location: United States (US) - Illinois- Moline, IL

Organizational Group:Enterprise Information Technology

Function: Technology (CA)

Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position

Visa Sponsorship: OPEN

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer on the Identity and Access Management team in Chicago, IL or Moline, IL, you will be a hands-on developer on a highly collaborative and cross-functional Agile delivery team dedicated to design, development, and delivery of software solutions impacting several major divisions across John Deere. Your contributions to this technology will create a global impact.

In this role you will:

Transform and continuously improve technology products to meet or exceed the stakeholder specifications of availability, quality and user experience

Work within established guidelines such as workflow or tool standards and help improve these using DevOps principles

Drive product innovations leveraging the cloud and other industry leading technologies

Assist with root cause analysis, debug, and fix complex application issues and lead prevent recurrence initiatives within the product's code base

Proven strong leadership skill and experience, influence effectively, ability to resolve impediments in a timely manner

Support and enhance existing IAM tools to increase the user satisfaction and compliance

Be an active member of an Agile software delivery team to establish strong software design, data design and loosely coupled Architectural alignment in a complex application environment

Ensure a high quality and sustainable code base by establishing Test Driven Development (TDD) as the foundation of development

What Skills You Need

  • 8 or more years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions using Java, JavaScript, NodeJS and RESTful APIs with database design, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints

  • 4 or more years of experience in developing applications using AWS services (RDS, EC2, S3, SQS, Lambda etc.)

  • 3 or more years of proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment with Test Driven Development (TDD)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide reliable and high-quality technology solutions

  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application

  • Ability to understand complex architecture and work with different teams contributing to the security

  • Familiarity with Okta, Active Directory, Splunk and other security toolset.

  • An ability and an interest in continually learning and mastering the rapidly evolving AWS cloud development

  • Ability to work offshore development teams and 24/7 support.


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology (or equivalent work experience)

    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.