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John Deere Software Engineer 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: Software Engineer - 66123

Your Position:

As a Software Engineer for John Deere Information Systems located in Moline, IL, you will work with product owners to create and refine backlog items. In addition, you will:

  • Analyze assignments and determine software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives and get appropriate value from packaged solutions

  • Complete system configuration and/or software development needed to achieve desired business outcomes

  • Create automated test scripts and execute tests

  • May provide work direction for other team members to complete testing tasks

  • Follow industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation

  • Mentor more junior analysts on the team in specific software packages such as Microsoft Dynamics Field Service, Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relationship Management

  • Lead software-specific technical practices in partnership with the Engineering Manager

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

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

  • 5 or more years of software development experience developing solutions using: the Microsoft Dynamics Platform

  • 2 or more years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development with Sprint and Restful APIs leveraging change management

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

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

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

  • 2 or more years of experience working with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Proven experience as working in a team environment

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

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

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

  • Preferred certifications: Microsoft Dynamics Certifications (Dynamics 365 Sales or Field Service Functional Consultant Associate), Microsoft Azure Certifications (AZ-203 or AZ-204)

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.

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