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John Deere Analytics Data Engineer in Johnston, Iowa

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) - Iowa - Johnston

Function: Data Science & Analytics

Title: Analytics Data Engineer - 76474

Your Responsibilities

This position may be in Johnston, IA OR Austin, TX OR can be performed remotely per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency

As an Analytics Data Engineer at John Deere, you will support the analytics research and development process by harmonizing data into suitable formats for data scientists to consume. As an expert in designing data for analytics, you will prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling, including but not limited to machine learning and deep learning. In addition, you will:

  • Collaborate with a team of analytics professionals to design, build, and continuously improve analytics products

  • Analyze and organize raw data, both structured and unstructured, and determine feasibility for inclusion into models

  • Build data pipelines to support research & development and partner with MLOps Engineers to productionize data pipelines as appropriate

  • Identify opportunities to acquire and integrate new data

  • Write and support code in a variety of languages, including but not limited to Python, R, and SQL

    This position is open to sponsorship

What Skills You Need

  • Proficiency in at least one statistical programming language (e.g. R, Python, SQL)

  • Experience with analytics/bigdata platforms and/or technologies (e.g. AWS, DataBricks, Spark, Scala)

  • Experience in data visualization tools or application development (e.g. Tableau, R Shiny)

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, influence, and conflict resolution

  • 4 or more years of work experience in data science or a related field

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with multiple statistical programming languages such as R, SAS, Python, SQL

  • Knowledge of User Experience (UX) and/or design

  • Proven ability to influence without authority


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

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g. statistics, data science, mathematics, computer science) with minimum 4 years of experience required

    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.