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Software Engineer, IT Security and Access

Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: Estados Unidos (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Software Engineer, IT Security and Access - 82777 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a Software Engineer, IT Security and Access for Global IT Security located in Chicago, IL, you will be responsible for the design, development, integration, administration, maintenance, and support of a variety of directory and identity governance systems/solutions.


You will also be accountable for:


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


This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • 3+ years of experience in system administration, supporting multiple platforms and applications 
  • 4+ years in an information security analyst/engineer role 
  • Experience automating security testing tools 
  • 3+ 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 Microsoft Azure 
  • 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 

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. 



  • 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. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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