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John Deere Infrastructure Engineer, Edge ISG in Urbandale, Iowa

There are over 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! 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) - Iowa - Urbandale

Function: Information Technology

Title: Infrastructure Engineer, Edge ISG - 73000

Your Responsibilities

As an Infrastructure Engineer, within Edge Operations, you are responsible for the planning and implementation of changes to the information technology infrastructure within established processes. This level works on low to medium complexity infrastructure problems, applies technology to meet specific needs, and focuses on tasks with some complexity. This role relies on journey-level professional knowledge to develop simple designs to solve well-defined problems with guidance from more senior team members. Receives guidance from Scrum Master or senior team member when needed. Work and decisions are performed within established guidelines.

Major Duties:

  • Monitors, applies changes to, and/or manages current information technology infrastructure to ensure high availability and optimal performance in an integrated environment.

  • Performs and applies information analysis to resolve desktop and infrastructure problems. Delivers infrastructure technology for business requirements.

  • Identifies, analyzes, selects, and applies with guidance, the appropriate new information technology infrastructure components within a diverse environment as required to support strategic business plans and processes.

  • Participates on projects as a team member and works on projects that require contact with other Information Technology departments and business partners at the unit, division, or enterprise level.

  • Collaborates with product teams to implement changes and improvements to processes. This may include modifying existing operating systems, designs, or program code, or designing new processes.

  • Responsible for communicating and recording change documentation.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including outside standard workday to meet the needs of the business as they arise.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

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

  • Ability to manage many competing priorities/requests in a fast-paced environment

  • 3+ years of relevant Desktop, or relevant Edge products, experience

  • Experience monitoring, changing, and/or managing IT infrastructure to ensure high availability and optimal performance in an integrated environment

  • Experience performing and applying information analysis to resolve infrastructure problems

  • Ability to analyze and translate business requirements into technical solutions

  • Ability to apply engineering principles and concepts for designs

  • Knowledge of process improvement principles - these may include modifying existing operating systems, designs, or program code, or designing new processes

  • Experience in incident, problem or change management

  • 1+ years of Infrastructure experience in one or more components, i.e., communications, private/public network, network access security, database and information access security, middleware, computing hardware, operating systems

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Excellence in verbal and written communication

  • Experience working in the business and/or manufacturing environment

  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with a wide variety of teams and leaders

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in an 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.