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Software Engineer

Date: Mar 23, 2023

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

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: Software Engineer - 94612
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


Your Responsibilities


As a Software Engineer for Deere & Company World Headquarters located in Moline, IL you will;


  • Participate in an agile scrum team that follows industry-standard agile software design methodology that provides development and technical support for Finance Cobol applications and interfaces that support the WW Parts business.      
  • Work closely with product managers to understand requirements and priorities.        
  • Perform development and implementation of technical solutions to deliver on User Stories providing value to our customers.
  • Assist in resolution of IT technical issues in the product team collaborating with team members and stakeholders to ensure solutions meet business needs. 


VISA Sponsorship is Available for this position.                 


What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Cobol development leveraging change management            
  • 5 or more years of understanding of mainframe applications development environment, databases, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints
  • 3 or more years of experience in several of these Cobol based systems and databases: Cobol, JCL, ESP, SQL, MQ, IMS, DB2

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment.
  • Knowledge of John Deere mainframe environment                 
  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions.       
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution      
  • Proven experience working in a team environment.  



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


  • Degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering discipline or equivalent experience - University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

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.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

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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