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Software Engineer, DevOps Platform Services

Date: Feb 7, 2023

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607

Company: John Deere

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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Software Engineer, DevOps Platform Services
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position



As a Software Engineer, with the DevOps Platform Services Team located in Chicago, IL - You will have a unique opportunity to develop high-quality software in a large-scale global application for a Fortune 500 company that is regularly ranked among the best companies to work for in the country. You will be an integral member of the John Deere Dealer Business System program, whose effort will be instrumental in shaping the future of agriculture.
In addition you will:
  • Transform business requirements into high-quality solutions in Microsoft tools and technologies.
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders to continually demonstrate, refine, and improve product offering
  • Collaborate, engage, and inspire the team to identify areas of opportunity for continual innovation
  • Create and maintain necessary documentation, as directed, or needed
  • Follow industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation
  • Participate in team Scrum events (e.g., daily stand-up, refinement, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint demos)
  • Mentor other software engineers on the team
Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 4+ Years of expertise in design, develop, and test desktop and web applications and APIs using Microsoft technologies
  • 2+ Years of development proficiency of cloud-based Web Apps, DevOps cloud services using Microsoft Azure platform and ADO pipeline
  • 2+ Years of proficiency in the development of web-based systems & integrations utilizing scripting languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, and related scripting languages
  • 2+ years of varied database exposure (e.g. MS SQL, DB2, Oracle)
  • 2+ years of expertise working within an Agile software environment

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Hands on Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (ADO, GitHub, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Proven expertise with full stack web development (e.g., C#/.NET, Xamarin, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, SQL)
  • Certifications in Microsoft Azure
  • Working knowledge of Azure development including Function and Logic apps
  • Background in Microsoft Dynamics
  • Working understanding of design patterns and loosely coupled architectures
  • Strong desire to learn and develop skills in new technologies


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related technical 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 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


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.


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 extend 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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