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Staff Software Engineer - Full Stack

Date: Nov 28, 2022

Location: Johnston, Iowa, US, 50131

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: United States (US) - Iowa  - Johnston  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Staff Software Engineer - Full Stack
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 







As a Staff Software Engineer working on a hybrid basis for John Deere Financials based in Johnston, IA, Moline, Chicago, or Austin, TX and you will lead a team of 6 developers who are accountable for evaluating, designing, and implementing a brand-new credit approval application that is aimed at improving cost, quality, performance, and customer experience.

Your role as Staff Software Engineer will also involve interacting with John Deere dealers and merchants to drive successful feature delivery of this new application to our customers.

You will also be involved with:

  • Coaching junior software engineers and software engineering practices alongside the Engineering Manager
  • Designing, developing, and supporting software that is highly available, mission-critical, fault-tolerant, and resilient according to industry standards
  • Leading your team towards adapting to changes quickly
  • Delivering excellent customer service by applying industry-leading software design principles

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years of software development experience building Single Page/Web/Hybrid Applications, and APIs
  • 2 or more years of expertise in cloud native development with AWS/Azure/GCP
  • Expertise in Infrastructure As Code such as Terraform/CloudFormation
  • Knowledge of building fault tolerant and resilient services while leveraging established and emerging design patterns
  • Lean development and DevSecOps experience


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Expertise in developing Single Page/Web/Hybrid Applications and APIs using JavaScript,TypeScript, ReactJS, NodeJS, ReactNative, GraphQL
  • Expertise in cloud-native serverless technologies in AWS such as API Gateway, Lambda, S3, CloudFront, SNS, SQS, DynamoDB, IAM, CloudWatch, and Route53
  • Expertise in defining APIs, resource modeling, and domain modeling and building highly available systems and event-driven APIs
  • Experience with defining and building Metrices & KPIs to improve customer experience and system reliability



  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Technology-related discipline OR equivalent full-stack development 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


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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The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


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