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Security Software Engineer

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265

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


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Security Software Engineer - 90994
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities


As an IT Security Engineer at John Deere, located in Moline, IL, you will;


  • Serve as a key and critical role in executing Identity and Access Management strategic initiatives. 
  • Take an active role in identifying security risks and investigating, deploying, and supporting new tools and procedures to minimize that risk and monitor the quality of processes and actively look for ways to improve the process. 
  • Work on tasks and projects that are medium to high risk and of moderate to high complexity in nature where errors could affect the Enterprise. 
  • Script with common tools such as Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, .NET, etc. 


This position is open to sponsorship

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience in system administration, supporting multiple platforms and applications 
  • 4 or more years in an information security analyst/engineer role 
  • Experience automating security testing tools 
  • 3 or more years of experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment 
  • Experience with supporting or integrating external authentication providers 
  • Experience supporting or developing API’s (SOAP, REST) that interface with LDAP providers and SQL 
  • Experience working with cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure 

Skills Continued

  • Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • Experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery 
  • Working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures 
  • Proven expertise in PowerShell, Ruby, Perl, .NET, JAVA, bash, or python development 

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Scripting with common tools such as Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, .NET, etc. 
  • Experience with a Privilege Access Management (PAM), or Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), or Single Sign-On (SSO) solution 
  • General computer security or information technology (IT) auditing experience 
  • Willingness and ability to work in a global environment and work effectively with a geographically disparate team 
  • Knowledge in Azure and/or AWS 
  • The ideal candidate will also have industry certification(s), such as SSCP, CCSP, CISSP, SANS certifications, etc. 


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or Technology

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 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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The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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