John Deere Manufacturing Systems Tech Lead in Torreon, Mexico

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.

Title: Manufacturing Systems Tech Lead

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila (MX-COA) - Torreon

Function: Information Technology

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities:

*This position is responsible for the creation of technical roadmaps, development standards, definition on the software architecture used in the shop floor (layers, units, and modules) in order to guarantee times and JD standards are met. It should be considered a technical problem solver.

*Other responsibilities include define test cases for owned applications and provide technical guidance on application development, technical topics and tool usage. This position typically will address project coding activities, resolving issues or shop floor applications, testing multiple applications and share knowledge with other IT developers.

*Evaluate new development tools and models.

*Decide on alternatives for coding and testing.

*The most complex issues or problems this position will face are: solving and urgent situations; apply new approved technologies and provide innovative solutions; understand and suggest updates to legacy applications that remain active or must be migrated to new technologies; provide input on new models and strategies for development and ensure adoption emergent technologies defined for by our Enterprise and Domain Architects; help on resolving performance and compatibility application issues on the shop floor. To perform these tasks will require some supervision and cooperation with other Technical leads.

*Finally, this position can provide suggestion or participate on discussions related to technical decisions on how enterprise global applications should work and which technologies fit best. (AMES, GFPT, JDTester, DeereMES, SFLEX, etc).

What Skills You Need:

*Medium to high software development and analysis skills

*Software architecture and testing frameworks knowledge and basic understanding of shop floor functionality and technologies.

*One year experience in software development including analysis, development and deployment.

What Makes You Stand Out:

*Knowledge of major applications owned by IT Mfg such as AMES, GFPT, JD Tester and others.

*Software Engineering, Cloud (WS, Azure etc.)

*Software languages like C#, Python, NodeJS, Javascript, Angular/Typescript, Xamarin

*Basic Knowledge for Agile Methodology.

Education (or equivalent experience):

*Software Development bachelor degree, Computer Science degree or equivalent experience.

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

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

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.