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John Deere Software Analyst, Analytics Tools in 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) - Moline

Function: Information Technology

Title: Software Analyst, Analytics Tools - 66047

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Analyst, for the John Deere Enterprise (Moline), you will support systems and software deployment and/or maintenance for analytics tools by planning its work and coordinating with others to deliver functionality on complex systems. In addition, you will:

  • Rely on advanced-level knowledge and experience on two software packages that includes the Business Objects software suite (Webi, Dashboard, Crystal Reports, SAP Live Office, SAP Analysis for Office) and Microsoft Power BI

  • Work on significant parts of the software packages and solves problems with little guidance

  • Act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other analysts and support personnel

  • Be recognized as an expert on a system for both Business Objects and Microsoft Power BI

  • Act as a mentor and consults with others on analytic industry standards, system functionality, and best practices

  • Maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with the business and IT and serves as a strong advocate of analytic processes and tools through various methods of communication to the organization

  • Support, evaluate, and continuously improve information technology and business processes surrounding analytics (specifically Business Objects and Microsoft Power BI) to maintain alignment with the data and analytics community

VISA Sponsorship IS available for this position.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • 4 or more years of experience with the technical functionality of Business Objects and Microsoft Power BI

  • 4 or more years of experience delivering business solutions with analytics tools, specifically Microsoft Power BI and the Business Objects suite of tools

  • 2 or more years of experience with change management for analytics tools, specifically Microsoft Power BI and the Business Objects suite of tools

  • 2 or more years of understanding of computer technology, methodology, and full life-cycle development

  • 2 or more years of foundational technical aptitude related to applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints in order to understand and resolve technical impediments

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

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

  • 1 or more years of experience with software test automation (TDD and Unit Testing Frameworks: Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress)

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies, Product Knowledge

  • Capable of collaborating with other team members to ensure that features meet business needs (e.g. 2 or more years in a software analyst role)

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Proven experience working in a team environment within minimal supervision; team-oriented

  • Eager to develop both his/her own skills and those of others

  • Certification in analytics tools, specifically Microsoft Power BI and the Business Objects suite of tools, Cloud/AWS

  • Strong ability to mentor others and provide technical feedback to those with differing levels of expertise

  • Deep understanding of infrastructure and deployment of 3rd party software packages for thousands of users

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or IT Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience

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.

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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.