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John Deere Senior Software Engineer 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Urbandale

Function: Technology (CA)

Title: Senior Software Engineer - 96756

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position

This position is eligible for remote work at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer for JD Intelligent Solutions Group located in Urbandale, Iowa , you will...

  • Collaborates with developers, engineers, and architects to design, implement, and maintain API Services and frameworks. Drive reliability, performance, quality, and cost improvements for ISG Platform Services applications.

  • Mentor other engineers on software engineering best practices and techniques.

  • Create and maintain reliable, efficient and performant data ingestion pipelines to process and store huge amounts of precision ag data for quick and proficient retrieval by downstream applications.

  • Provide inputs for continuous improvement efforts and product roadmaps.

  • Takes a lead role in preparing technical plans for application/system designs, communicating delivery estimates, and ensuring delivery of high quality products and services

  • Developing and supporting high quality John Deere agronomic software solutions which may include web applications, mobile applications, or RESTful APIs

VISA Sponsorship is available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • 6 or more years of experience in software engineering

  • 2 or more years of experience in geospatial data analysis and visualization.

  • 2 or more years of experience with data pipelines, ingestion and large data sets.

  • 2 or more years of experience working with AWS-based services and infrastructure setup using Infrastructure as Code.

  • 2 or more years of experience with Continuous Integration and Build Pipeline Automation

  • 2 or more years of experience with Agile software development practices

  • Experienced in ensuring API services have the right level of logging and observability.

  • Capability to quickly learn new programming concepts and languages.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional agile teams.

  • Open-minded and ready to learn and adapt.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with Precision Ag technologies and their use is a plus.

  • AWS Certification is a plus.

  • Experience in maintaining and/or refactoring legacy code bases

  • Experience with functional programming


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent years of related work 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 while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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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.

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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