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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Ames, Iowa, US, 50014

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Ames  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Senior Software Engineer - 85786 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Software Engineer for John Deere Financial located in Ames, IA, you will…


  • Coach and mentor college students at Iowa State and University of Illinois Champaign on best practices of software engineering
  • Stay ahead of technology trends, as well as current technologies utilized by JDF IT teams
  • Work on training practices and develop training curriculum/software to help the students learn and grow in those technologies
  • Participate in college relationship building activities and recruiting events
  • Influence curriculum at ISU and UIUC by working with college staff
  • Share best practices with other units on the training process for early talent at John Deere Financial
  • Research and develop new technologies for JDF

What Skills You Need


  • 2 + years of strong development skills (including Test Driven Development with languages like Java, React, Node, Python and/or SAP/ABAP)
  • 1 + years of experience with AWS implementation of infrastructure (e.g. Lambdas and Fargate using Terraforms)
  • 1 + years of experience in teaching industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Good understanding of JDF IT standards and practices 
  • Experience working with several JDF IT applications
  • Experience with SAP development
  • Experience coaching, mentoring, or training others



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


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or an Engineering/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. 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. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

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