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Java Full Stack Developer

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US

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) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Java Full Stack Developer
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

 Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 



Your Responsibilities

As a Java Full Stack Developer for our Product and Customer Support IT division based in Chicago or Moline, IL, you will work on a product team and support product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality on a complete digital solution. This level designs medium complex parts of a digital solution and solves well-defined problems with little guidance.

Primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Designing, developing, and deploying the work needed to implement functionality from the product backlog
  • Creating automated unit tests, integration tests, and automated test scripts and executing all other testing-related tasks against a user story s acceptance criteria
  • Evaluating and implementing enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications
  • Following industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation

What Skills You Need


Experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions leveraging change management processes:

  • 3 or more years of experience with Java web development with Spring and RESTful APIs
  • 3 or more years of experience with JavaScript development utilizing REACT, Redux, HTML and CSS
  • 1 or more years of experience in AWS using Infrastructure as Code
  • 1 or more years of experience with TDD
  • 1 or more years of experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles
  • 1 or more years of experience of multi-database experience (i.e. Postgres, SQL DynamoDB, NoSQL, etc).
  • Deep understanding of security frameworks, authentication and authorization schemes
  • Proficient in interpersonal communication, collaboration and building working relationships

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Strong understanding of Agile and XP practice
  • Demonstrated passion for technical learning and identifying areas for innovation


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

  • Bachelors degree in a Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology discipline (w/ 3+ years applied software/infrastructure engineering/analysis).

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


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.


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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The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


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