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John Deere Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft DevOps in East Moline, Illinois

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - East Moline

Function: Information Technology

Title: Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft DevOps - 65455

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer for the Dealer Microsoft DevOps Team at John Deere located in East Moline, Illinois, you will be a technical leader enabling CI/CD in Azure DevOps for Azure, Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Dynamics 365 Field Service, Dynamics 365 CRM, and the Microsoft Power Platform. In addition, you will:

  • Lead the collaboration with many groups within John Deere such as the Dealer Channel Architecture Team, OneCloud, Security Teams, Infrastructure/Operations, and the Dealer Channel Business Team

  • Design and maintain build and release pipelines within Azure DevOps to enable DevOps practices

  • Design code repository strategies that enable developers to be most efficient

  • Construct Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates to deploy IaaS and PaaS resources in Azure

  • Create and maintain Azure environments using Azure Blueprints & Policies

  • Build tools to interact with Microsoft products that aren't natively available through Azure DevOps

  • Be an advocate for DevOps practices by coaching developers and other IT staff on how to best utilize the tools being put in place

  • Be a security champion by collaborating with the Deere Security by Design team when implementing or changing technologies

  • Collaborate with Technical Architects, fellow DevOps team members, and Product Owners to leverage the Microsoft platform in the design, selection, development, implementation, and maintenance to successfully deliver to John Deere dealers

  • Be an active member of an Agile team, working closely with other team members to ensure that the tools developed by multiple development teams will function together to meet or exceed the product quality and availability specifications required by John Deere dealers

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • 4 or more years of experience in cloud development on Azure platforms

  • 7 or more years of deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code and automation

  • An ability and an interest in continually learning and mastering the rapidly evolving Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365 platform

  • 8 or more years of understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints

  • 7 or more years of proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment

  • 4 or more years of working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures

  • 2 or more years of experience deploying and operating applications using Microsoft Azure resources (Microsoft Azure certification preferred)

  • 2 or more years of experience developing Azure resource templates (automation) and using Azure Pipelines

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solution

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Proven experience as a work lead providing technical coaching and mentoring to others

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

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

  • Knowledge of John Deere dealer tools and processes

  • Sense of ownership, curiosity, and ability to function in a fast paced, collaborative team environment that is distributed across various time zones and locations

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience in a related career field.

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.

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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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