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Software Engineer, Master Data Management

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60601

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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer, Master Data Management - 68717 



John Deere is currently going through a Smart Industrial Redesign transformation.  To support our journey, it takes a unique skill set.  We recognize that may be available in the Chicagoland market.  As a Software Engineer for the Master Data Management area at John Deere, you will get the opportunity to work on mission critical products in a Fortune 500 company that is regularly ranked among the best companies to work for. Employees joining our Master Data management team set the engineering direction within the Data & Analytics space. 

  • Collaborate with other engineers to design drive data engineering, API development and deliver high quality data accessibility solutions to meet the growing needs of the products business requirements
  • Work as an active member of the Master Data Engineering scrum team with strong software design, data design and loosely coupled architectural experience Transform and continuously improve product to meet or exceed the product's specifications of availability, data quality and compliance requirements thru' DevOps / CI/CD principles
  • Participate in discussions with the scrum team and collaborate with Senior Engineer and the product teams to develop technical solutions to satisfy business requirements
  • Participate in a variety of efforts related to front and back-end development (full-stack) Drive product innovations leveraging the cloud and other industry leading technologies
  • Assist with root cause analysis and resolution of production support issues
Required Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years of solid hands on experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development and Maven
  • Experience in cloud development with platforms like AWS
  • 2 or more years of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints
  • 3 or more years experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Experience using DevSecOps and lean development principles, such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (GitHub, Jenkins etc.) 
  • 2 or more years working with Test Driven Development (J-Unit, Cucumber, etc.)
  • 2 or more years of varied database experience such as RDS/Postgres / MongoDB
  • Experience working with multiple business stakeholders and providing information technology solutions
  • Strong interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Willingness to initially work remote and travel up to 25% when the environment allows.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience configuring, implementing, and utilizing system execution/quality monitoring tools (AppDynamics, Grafana, Graylog, SonarQube, etc.)
  • Understanding of OAuth principles and IAM Performance testing/tuning experience
  • Understanding of design patterns and loosely coupled architectures (Swagger.io)
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field


 John Deere is currently going through a Smart Industrial Redesign transformation.  To support our journey, it takes a unique skill set. We recognize that may be available in the Chicagoland market.


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.


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