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John Deere Software Engineering Supervisor, Connect Mobile Team (Remote Availability) in Urbandale, Iowa

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) - Iowa (US-IA) - Urbandale

Function: Product Engineering

Title: Software Engineering Supervisor, Connect Mobile Team (Remote Availability) - 53158

Note: This position is currently eligible for a remote teleworking arrangement. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes, and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As the Software Engineering Supervisor, for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), you will directly supervise software developers supporting our Operation Center Mobile platform. In addition, you will:

  • Contribute to development at least 25% of the time.

  • Attract, retain, mentor and grow your team.

  • Drive product development in collaboration with design and product management

  • Identify and monitor metrics that define the success of products

  • Help optimize development and remove impediments for the team

VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

At this level, you should have significant professional technical experience as well as having lead software development projects. Additional required skills and experiences include:

  • 8 or more years of experience with other languages, such as: C++, Java, Ruby, or Python

  • 2 or more years of Native iOS development in Objective C / Swift or Android mobile development experience

  • 3 or more years of experience in one of more of the following: REST, JSON

  • 2 or more years of experience using AWS services (SQS, SNS, Elastic, Beanstalk, Lambda, S3, Kinesis, etc)

  • 3 or more years using Automated Test Frameworks (Selenium, Squish, Cucumber, Calabash, XCUI, etc)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 6 or more years of experience with Agile and Extreme Programming (XP) software development practices (XP, TDD, etc)

  • 4 or more years of experience in roles that required strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills

  • 4 or more years of experience in roles that required strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • 2 or more years of experience in demonstrated technical leadership skills

  • 2 or more years of experience in leading and supervising a medium size (6-10 members) team

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Computer Science or Technology related discipline

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.

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