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Solution Architect, Information Security

Date: Jan 25, 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: Estados Unidos (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Solution Architect, Information Security - 94686
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


This position is eligible for partial 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 Solution Architect for John Deere World Headquarters located in Moline, IL, you will be viewed as an expert in computer security and secure architecture for Global IT Security and enterprise tools and services.  You will conduct research of a complex nature in that capacity and act as a consultant to the enterprise for current and future security technologies. The major duties performed in this position are:


  • Responsible for partnering closely with enterprise product managers, security engineers, and enterprise architects, and for maintaining a deep understanding of the product manager's vision, intent, and roadmap
  • Responsible for creating secure architectural designs and delivering architectural work products that directly enable the realization of the product manager's vision, intent, and roadmap
  • Participate in evaluation of new security solutions and proof of concept deployments. Assist in transitioning technologies and processes to production as well as resolution of major incidents
  • Drive high quality design and engineering practices that foster security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability, through architectural design and review
  • Utilize industry knowledge of information security frameworks, technology, and tools to inform strategy and direction of Information Security products and services
  • Responsible for collaborating closely with agile teams to ensure that effective technology solutions are built, and for maintaining a productive working relationship with all team members to support this joint responsibility


VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need


Experience working with applications, data, infrastructure, and IT security

  • 7 or more years of Information technology experience and/or Information Security experience
  • Experience using architecture principles and practices when making decisions and creating/designing solutions and associated work products
  • 2 or more years of Agile and/or DevSecOps delivery practices
  • An ability to inform and influence others through your strong communication skills

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience and/or Certifications with AWS or Azure Platform
  • Hands on Experience with DevOps principles
  • Understanding of software engineering best practices, such as Unit/Integration Testing, Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Deployment, Design Patterns, Automation, and Monitoring
  • Strong desire to learn and develop skills in new technologies



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


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience

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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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.


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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