Leasing Position: Software Engineer (m/f/d)

Date: Feb 27, 2024

Location: Kaiserslautern, Rhineland Palatinate, DE, 67657

Company: John Deere

Welcome to John Deere, the leading innovator of agricultural, forestry, construction, lawn and grounds care equipment supported by comprehensive parts and financial services solutions. With around 70,000 employees worldwide, we develop and produce connected and technologically advanced machines with a total sales of $35,5 billion. By joining us you grow individually and become a key contributor in managing the biggest global challenge: supplying 7 billion people with food, clothing and infrastructure.


The Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) of John Deere in Kaiserslautern develops future trends and technologies in the area of mobile agricultural and construction machinery in cooperation with different research centers. In addition, ISG develops and sells products and services in the area of precision farming using global satellite based navigation systems (GNSS), automated steering systems, machine automation, sensor technologies, telematic system solutions, web applications as well as apps for mobile devices to optimize farming processes and to support decision making.


The John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group in Kaiserslautern is offering a contingent/leasing position ("Arbeitnehmerüberlassung") for a


Software Engineer with focus on Data Processing (m/f/d)


As Software Engineer with focus on Data Processing you will work on the backend side of our Web Application Suite to help users Setup, Plan, Monitor, and Analyze the work they execute with our connected machines in the field or at their construction site. Our Web Application Suite currently is connected to tens of thousands of machines via the backend and will be key to operate them as they get more and more autonomous by leveraging sensors and data.

We operate as a global team in a collaborative and open environment using the latest in web and cloud technologies as we build the future of Precision Agriculture and Construction.


Your specific responsibilities being part of a full-stack product development team will include:

  • Designing and developing high-performant data processing pipelines on our cloud infrastructure for large geospatial data
  • Developing and maintaining our cloud infrastructure on AWS
  • Engaging in all aspects of the software delivery cycle including design, implementation, building, (automated) testing, deployment, and support
  • Participating in Agile Software Development activities including team sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and team retrospectives
  • Collaborating with Product Managers, UX /UI Designers, SW Architects, Testers, Customer Support representatives and other supporting teams
  • Being an active member of the global John Deere developer community


Your qualifications:

  • University degree in Business Informatics, Computer Science, or comparable qualification
  • 2+ years of professional experience as a software developer in the development of backend code using Python 3 and Python standard libraries/tools.
  • Deep knowledge and practical experience in linear algebra
  • Knowledge and practical experience in unit testing and integration testing with mocks
  • Solid understanding of architectural styles and patterns of modern backend architecture, including micro-services, serverless solutions, containerization, etc.
  • Experience as a member of an agile software development team
  • Fluent English skills with an excellent faculty of expression in word and writing
  • Good German skills are desirable.


This makes you stand out:

  • Knowledge in geospatial data processing, computer graphics, and solution strategies for optimization problems
  • Broad experience in working with continuous integration tools (like GitHub, Jenkins, or Drone), building pipelines and test automation.
  • Experience with Java and Spring
  • Knowledge in developing (RESTful) APIs
  • Knowledge in data formats like DXF, LandXML, IFC, Protobuf



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 toexplore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation andachievement.

We Run Like No Other:
We conduct business essential to life. Running for the people who trust us and the planet that sustains us, we create intelligent connected machines that enable lives to leap forward. Find out more about John Deere, the Higher Purpose behind what we do, innovation & technology at Deerehere:

John Deere develops next-generation technologies that change how our customers connect, explore, and interact with machines andthe information they provide. We are looking for fast thinking players to join our company. So, if you're looking for a place to work that values innovation, leadership and creativity, please apply online.


Your contact: Anna Scherer, HR Generalist

Limitation: This position is being offered through labor leasing.


We look forward to your online-application via our application portal!


This is not what you are looking for? Sign in for our job agent

Job Segment: Test Engineer, Cloud, Testing, Software Engineer, Construction, Engineering, Technology