Senior Security Engineer (Moline, IL or Chicago, IL - Hybrid)

Date: Nov 8, 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: Senior Security Engineer (Moline, IL or Chicago, IL - Hybrid) - 102206
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position


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

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. 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Security Engineer for World Headquarters located in Moline, IL on the privileged access management (PAM) team, you will design, implement and support solutions that that protect privileged accounts. Your skills will protect Deere's systems and data, as well as continuously improve the security and quality of our PAM solution.

Your technical skills and attention to detail will enable you to:


  • Engage with customers in order to create innovative solutions
  • Partner across GSEC and IT to educate and create secure solutions that meet the needs of the customer
  • Teach, coach, mentor, and pair/mob with team members on agile engineering practices, such as quality testing, source code management, CI/CD pipeline implementation, and tech debt reduction.
  • Teach, coach, mentor, and pair/mob with teams to continue improving the availability and resiliency of IAM systems.


VISA Sponsorship is available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • 5+ years of experience with system administration, supporting multiple platforms (Windows, Linux) and applications
  • 5+ years of experience understanding of applications development environment, database, data management, networking and infrastructure capabilities and constraints
  • Foundational technical aptitude related to Cloud computing – the risks and benefits of using a vendor’s remote servers to store, manage and process an organization’s data
  • Experience with supporting or integrating external authentication providers
  • Demonstrated skills in Dev/Sec/Ops principals, tools and practices
  • Working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures
  • Familiarity with security fraeworks, standards, and compliance requirements
  • Capable of collaborating with other team members to ensure that features meet business needs
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey complex security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration abilities, with a track record of successfully working with cross-functional teams.


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly identify and resolve security-related issues.
  • CISSP certification
  • Experience automating security testing tools
  • Experience working with cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure etc.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to changing technology environment



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


  • Bachelor's degree in Information systems or technology
  • The ideal candidate will also have industry certification(s), such as SSCP, CCSP, CISSP, SANS certifications, etc.
  • 5+ years in an information security/IT engineer role

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


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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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Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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