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John Deere Software Engineer II in Chicago, 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. 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)- Illinois- Chicago

Function: Technology (CA)

Title: Software Engineer II- 82714

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

Visa Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Overview & Responsibilities

As Software Engineer, you will become a part of a professional and diverse team working in a collaborative work environment that fosters creativity and innovation where people from all backgrounds get together to do their lifes best work. In this role, you will design, build and deliver software solutions following industry standards and practices.

  • Operate within a full-stack agile team and participate in all aspects of teams work of building out John Deeres eCommerce applications and ensuring delivery adheres to the proposed architecture

  • Ensure high-quality software through adherence to Test Driven Development (TDD) as the foundation of development and enabling CI/CD and DevSecOps practices

  • Provide Technical leadership, coaching, and mentoring to team members within the product space

  • Utilize your understanding of Cloud Computing, Analytics, and Integration patterns to leverage while creating a data-driven andscalable environment that is robust enough tosupport eCommerce

What Skills You Need

  • 3+ years of experience with designing, developing, testing, and integrating solutions with a focus on Java eCommerce solutions

  • Track record of leveraging change management principles throughout the entirety of the SDLC

  • Robust knowledge of application development environments, including the capabilities and constraints of databases, data management, and infrastructure

  • 2+ years of experience with leveraging DevSecOps and Lean development principles forContinuous Integration and Continuous Delivery via Jenkins, GitHub & GitHub Action

  • 2+ years of Test-Driven-Development (TDD), Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), and emerging design expertise

  • Ability to design and implement JavaScript UI applications with ReactJS, Jquery, andAngularJ

  • Experience leading a team focused on full-stack design patternsand knowledge of designing loosely coupled architectures insidecloud environments

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Agile, customer-focused, and team-oriented mindset

  • Commitment to ensuring software quality, delivering optimal solutions,and interchanging ideas through cross-pollination

  • Hands-on familiarity with the AWS Cloud tech stack

  • Previous experience providing technical leadership, coaching, and mentorshipto product team members

  • Experience collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,IT, Information Systems, or related, OR equivalentrelated 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.