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John Deere Software Engineer in Johnston, Iowa

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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: Information Technology

Title: Software Engineer - 77140

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer for John Deere located in Johnston, IA, you will be responsible for developing end to end dealer facing retail financing solutions. In addition, you will:

  • Implement solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications

  • Collaborate with other relevant stakeholders and team members to collect requirements, describe software product features and technical designs

  • Execute necessary documentation, as directed, or needed

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

  • As a member of Team Dealmakers, you will be actively engaged in modernizing the applications in this product family. This includes cloud migration, modernization of batch jobs from mainframe to AWS and other opportunities that’s will enable in bringing new solutions to the users

What Skills You Need

  • Experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions leveraging change management processes

  • Proficiency in one modern programming language or library (for example: Java – Spring, JavaScript – Nodejs, etc.)

  • Advanced understanding of modern front-end design and tools (React, Vue, JavaScript/ES6, HTML5, etc.)

  • Experience designing and developing service-based architecture and/or micro-services

  • Experience designing data caching and persistence concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (for example: MySQL, DB2, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, DynamoDB, etc.)

  • Experience with software test automation techniques (Test Driven Development) and framework (Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress,)

Additional Skills

  • Working experience leveraging DevOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment using tools like Git, Jenkins, etc.

  • Working experience of AWS services (ECS, Lambda, etc.) and understanding of infrastructure as code using terraform or CloudFormation

  • Proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment

  • Understanding of Object-Oriented design patterns

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Passionate, creative and have the desire to learn new complex technical areas

  • Accountable, curious and collaborative

  • Maniacal about product quality and take pride in your craft

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders and team members to provide information technology solutions

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Experience working in a team environment


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related 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.

    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.