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JDTIC-PT Student – IOS/Android Developer - Champaign, IL

Date: Jul 28, 2019

Location: Champaign, IL, US, 61820

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Champaign 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: JDTIC-PT Student – IOS/Android Developer - Champaign, IL - 53434 

Your Responsibilities

  • As a John Deere Part Time Student - IOS/Android Developer you will primarily focus on development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse IOS and Android devices.
  • Your primary focus will be the development of IOS and Android applications and their integration with front end & back-end services.
  • You will be working along-side other engineers and developers on different layers of the infrastructure.
  • You will work in a fun, friendly, and fast paced environment consisting of team members with various backgrounds and engineering disciples to analyze and develop IOS and Android applications.
  • Projects are operated in the Agile environment and one will need to be able to handle multiple projects at any given time.
  • You will also be required to present your findings in onsite or offsite meetings and translate your findings/data into understandable documents.

What It Takes

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable code for the iOS and Android platform
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Pursuing an MS or BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent IOS/Android development experience
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at University of Illinois - Champaign
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

  • Strong knowledge of IOS and/or Android
  • Proficient with Objective-C or Swift and Android languages
  • Experience with iOS and Android frameworks & utilization of libraries.
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Technical ability to manage software configurations in GitHub

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.

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


Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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