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PV&V Data Engineer

Date: Feb 25, 2023

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, US, 50322

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) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Data & Analytics (CA)
Title: PV&V Data Engineer - 95050
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position



This position can be located at a John Deere facility in a number of US cities in IA, IL, WI, ND, KS, TX, LA, GA, NC, or CA, per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background,experience, and proficiency.

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 NOT available for this position

Your Responsibilities


As a Product Verification and Validation (PV&V) Data Engineer for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group located in Milan, IL, you will...


  • Enable analytics in product development by developing data ingestion and processing pipelines for multiple data types supporting PV&V activities. 
  • Collaborate across the enterprise to understand stakeholder requirements and ensure that high quality data is available in the Enterprise Data Lake
  • Develop, code, configure, test, and deploy software solutions to support product engineering and PV&V analytics users. 
  • Lead discussions and collaborate across the enterprise to propose and prioritize tasks required to build data ingestion and processing pipelines.
  • Empower product development analytics groups by developing common PV&V data libraries, tools, and templates, and training others in their use.


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • Demonstrated ability in data gathering, cleansing, analyzing, and solving complex data issues.
  • Proficient in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Matlab, or Ruby).
  • Knowledge of cloud computing, on demand computing, event driven architectures, and cloud data storage.
  • Basic knowledge of data operation and security management practices.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions, then prioritize tasks and drive them to completion.

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience in product engineering, PV&V, design, virtual design verification, or common CAN data formats.
  • Experience architecting solutions for the AWS platform (S3, EC2, Lambda, SQS, SNS)
  • Application of data engineering principles in Apache Spark, Python, Databricks, or AWS.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 



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

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent experience in a related field. 

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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