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Security Software Engineer

Date: Sep 30, 2022

Location: Ames, Iowa, US, 50014

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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Ames  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Security Software Engineer - 89347
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position

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Your Responsibilities

John Deere’s Global Information Security team is seeking a talented Software Engineer to drive cloud security development. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a team that is on the cutting edge of cloud security tools and technology. The Cloud Controls team sets the security engineering standards for John Deere’s entire cloud platform, regularly participates in vendor-specific POC/Best Practice initiatives, and partners with the software engineering community to design and deploy useful security controls. As a Software Engineer for the Cloud Controls team at John Deere, you will get the opportunity to secure mission-critical platforms, services, and products in a Fortune 500 company that is regularly ranked among the best companies to work for.

In addition, you will:

  • Design, build and deploy “controls” that are used to ensure the standard security levels across our cloud platform
  • Collaborate with software development specialists to design control solutions which enhance the development team’s cloud experience
  • Support and enhance existing enablement tools, such as IAM, to increase the user satisfaction and compliance
  • Support scrum team procedures by ensuring strong software development practices: TDD, resiliency, etc. are a standard part of the team’s work
  • Work as an active member of the Cloud Controls Agile scrum team

What Skills You Need

  • 1 or more years of experience with design, development, testing, and integration of software solutions in a coding language
  • 1 or more years of experience with AWS related technologies
  • Experience in coaching and teaching others
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Experience working with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks
  • Experience using DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery Working

What Makes You Stand Out

  • AWS or Microsoft Azure specific cloud certifications
  • Hands-on experience with Python
  • Experience with version control tools (GitHub)
  • Experience with pipeline deployment best practices and scanning
  • Performance testing/tuning experience


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security or Information Technology discipline

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 extend 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 Secondary Market: Des Moines

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