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John Deere JAVA Tech Lead in Garza Garcia, Mexico

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.

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities:

As a Software Engineer in John Deere Custom Performance within Customer and Product Support IT you will be a software engineer on an agile delivery team dedicated to the development and delivery of solutions for John Deere dealers and Global Factories.

In this role you will:

  • Be an active member of an Agile software development team, working closely with other team members to ensure that the software, data, and necessary equipment function together to meet or exceed the product specifications.

  • Be responsible for evaluating and developing high quality software solutions to improve performance, quality, and cost Deliver high quality products utilizing Agile and TDD, CI/CD, DevOps principles Work within established guidelines such as coding standards, workflow, or tool standards Root cause, debug, and fix complex application issues.

What Skills You Need:

  • 5+ years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development with Spring and Restful APIs leveraging change management.

  • 5+ years of experience in JavaScript/HTML5 programming, AngularJS, REACT.

  • 3+ years of experience with Agile/SCRUM development process.

  • 3+ years working with Linux, Unix and Bash scripting.

  • 3+ years working with Linux/unix and Bash scripting.

  • 2+ years of deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.

  • 2+ years of deep experience with software test automation (TDD and Unit Testing Frameworks: Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress).

  • 2+ years working understanding of design patterns.

  • Experience working with REST web services, Spring, Maven, Hibernate, SQL, IntelliJ IDE.

  • Experience in cloud development with platforms like AWS or Azure

  • Soft Skills Competencies: Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability; 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; Experience working with offshore business teams.

What Makes You Stand Out:

Experience working with Amazon Web Services platform technologies.


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

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.