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Infrastructure Engineer

Date: Jun 3, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607

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.


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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Infrastructure Engineer - 85815 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 



Your Responsibilities

As an Infrastructure Engineer on the Desktop Management team in Chicago or Moline, you will be responsible for the planning and implementation of changes to SCCM, Group Policy, and Endpoint protection infrastructures. This position will work on medium to high complexity infrastructure problems to meet the design and support needs of global desktop computing environments. 


  • Monitors, applies changes to, and/or manages current information technology infrastructure to ensure high availability and optimal performance in an integrated environment.
  • Performs and applies information analysis to resolve infrastructure problems. Delivers infrastructure technology for business requirements.
  • Identifies, analyzes, selects, and applies appropriate new information technology infrastructure components within a diverse environment as required to support strategic business plans and processes.
  • Participates in various roles as a team member or a leader, at times includes facilitating team meetings. Occasionally participates on multiple teams. Assumes proportionate share of responsibility for an effective team and understands good teaming concepts. Participates on projects as a team member or leads projects with teams, as required. Establishes, reports and monitors project measurement parameters.
  • Assists or makes technical or project-based decisions pertaining to elements of the infrastructure.

What Skills You Need

  • Expertise administering Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) (4-7 years)
  • Ability to analyze, translate, and define business requirements into technical solutions. 
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and concepts for designs. 
  • Ability to manage many competing priorities/requests in a fast-paced environment 

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working in an Agile Environment (4 - 7 years)
  • Expertise delivering Windows and 3rd party security patches (4 - 7 years)
  • Expertise with Endpoint Protection and Group Policy administration (4 - 7 years)
  • Expertise with database administration (SQL) (4 - 7 years)
  • Expertise with PC Compliance Reporting and Remediation (4 - 7 years)
  • Proven experience creating scripts (PowerShell, Batch, Python)
  • Proven experience administering Intune
  • Experience with Web Development


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

  • Degree in an Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience



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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