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John Deere Software Engineer 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 Engineer - 66582

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer on the Enterprise Product Data Management team, for the John Deere Global IT Enterprise (Moline), you will get the opportunity to work on large-scale global applications in a Fortune 500 company that is regularly ranked among the best companies to work for in the country. Employees joining our development teams will immediately be immersed in a culture where we emphasize personal and professional growth. In this position, you will be responsible for collaborating with other software engineers and analysts to participate in application development and design of the EPDM strategy. In addition, you will:

  • Work as an active member of an Agile delivery team responsible for Planning

  • Participate in discussions with the product team, Engineering Manager, and extended EPDM product teams to identify innovative solutions to satisfy stakeholder requirements

  • Provide technical input on application development-related tasks, activities, and initiatives

  • Participate in a DevOps culture including supporting CI/CD, the development and maintenance of a robust and reliable build pipeline, and appropriate automated testing for product team functionality

  • Support PDM architecture initiatives including event driven architecture, data analytics, etc.

  • Assist with root cause analysis, debug, and resolution of complex functional issues and lead preventative recurrence initiatives

VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • Experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development with Sprint and Restful APIs leveraging change management

  • Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints

  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment

  • Experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

  • Working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures

  • Experience working with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks

  • Database experience (e.g. DB2, Mongo, Oracle, MySQL, HANA)

  • Understanding/experience with XP Principles (i.e. automation, Paired Programming, BDD, TDD, etc.)

  • Understanding of the architecture of current SAP technology stack and/or progressive web applications

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solution

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Proven experience as working in a team environment

  • Appetite for continuous learning and willingness/dedication to develop deep technical skills needed to further develop, transform, and modernize SAP-based products, processes, and solutions

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Understanding of the current SAP and / or Windchill technology stack

  • Knowledge of systems integration technologies (i.e. SAP PI/PO, EDI, etc.)

  • Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (GitHub, Jenkins, Active Control, etc.)

  • Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS or Azure)

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

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

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.