Senior Mobile Developer

Date: Aug 12, 2017

Location: Champaign, IL, US, 61820

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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: Senior Mobile Developer - 29386

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Mobile Developer, working at John Deere’s Innovation Center in Champaign, IL, you will have a front row seat to the digital farming revolution. You will work on projects with complex software challenges that help deliver a “connected experience” for John Deere’s customers. We are looking for individuals who enjoy tackling tough problems in a creative way. If you’re passionate about making our farmers more productive through mobile technologies, we’d like to talk with you.  In this role you will:

  • Work as a highly skilled Agile software development team working closely with other team members to ensure the success of our innovative products.
  • Write production code that improves the efficiency of our customer's equipment.
  • Work closely with Software Development Engineers in Test (SDETs) and Product Owners (POs).
  • Build software in an environment that fosters a "culture of speed".
  • Work on apps like Connect Mobile and Harvest Mobile.

*** U.S. visa sponsorship is NOT available for the role. ***  

What Skills You Need

  • Five or more years of professional software development.
  • Experience in roles that required a strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skill and sharp analytical abilities.
  • Demonstrated design skills.
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Python, or Java.

What Makes You Stand Out 

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Experience developing a mobile app with either Android or iOS that demonstrates a strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures.
  • Native iOS development in Objective C/Swift.
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.


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

  • Bachelors of Arts/Science in an Engineering, Computer Science or related field;
  • Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D) in Engineering, Computer Science or related field desired.

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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