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John Deere Engineering Manager in Johnston, Iowa

Title: Engineering Manager - 74339

Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Iowa - Johnston

Organizational Group: Enterprise Information Technology

Personnel Area: JD Financial-Johnston

Function: Information Technology

GJE Job Title: Engineering Manager II

Job Grade: 10

Exemption Status: Exempt

Hiring Manager: Anabhra RAMCHANDRA Soni

Employee Referral Bonus: $2.000,00

Your Responsibilities

As an Engineering Manager for John Deere Financial located in Johnston , you will be responsible for managing 2 agile teams. Primary Job Responsibilities include:

  • Establishing the product level technology roadmap and be part of major technology decisions such as modernizing, upgrades and hosting

  • Ensures development standards are adhered to by the team that lead to highest quality standards for customers/users

  • Manages staffing strategy to ensure delivery teams have the team members with the right technical skills for the product. Focus on long term talent development

  • Promoting and influencing the devops mindset in the team.

  • Promote and encourage agile culture among teams along with strong engineering practices like observability, A/B testing, focus on metrics and feedback loops etc

    Visa sponsorship is available for this position

In addition, you will;

  • Understand financial implications of the technology and makes economically sound decisions. Provide input in the operating budget and has responsibility for managing it

  • Engage the PO and team in thin slicing of value stories

  • Ensure that the digital product meets compliance and regulatory guidelines

What Skills You Need

  • 5+ years of broad technical knowledge and hands on knowledge across a wide breadth of technology competencies -React/Redux, Java, APIs, AWS, HTML & CSS, Databases, Basic Web Infrastructure. Should have experience of building highly scalable web applications

  • 5+ years of experience in technical leadership – understanding of architecture to evaluate designs and solutions and translating those to detail design/code

  • 5+ years of team-oriented, passionate about developing others' skills and capabilities

  • 3+ years of DEI champion. Appreciates and encourages diversity in teams

  • 3+ years of effective verbal and written communication forms with emphasis on persuasive communication, tact and negotiation. Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms

  • 2+ years of experience providing candid and effective performance feedback

  • 2+ years of knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery practices

  • 3+ years of experience with Agile development process, methodology, and scaling

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience demonstrating servant leadership, learning agility and growth mindset

  • Demonstrated passion for technical learning and identifying areas for application

  • 2 or more years of experience leading engineering teams

  • Strong understanding and implementation of cloud technologies

  • Good understanding of UX/CX

  • Experience developing software in a regulated and compliance driven environment


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science


  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience as stated above

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

    If you are moving to an area where housing and general expenses are significantly more expensive than at your departure location, the Company may provide a transitional benefit to help offset these costs for a specified period of time as a part of the relocation package. The Company will notify employees of their eligibility for this benefit based on a calculation provided by Runzheimer International. The calculation is based on a comprehensive assessment of all living cost variables and specific individual characteristics.

    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.