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Software Engineer, User Experience

Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607

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) - Chicago, Ill

Secondary Location: Moline, Ill

Function: Technology (CA)

Title: Software Engineer, User Experience - 87454
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position Onsite, once a week, as a team once a month


Visa sponsorship is AVAILABLE for this position



Your Responsibilities

  • Develop and support high-quality John Deere web applications using React
  • Create documentation with proven implementations to help others use shared components across multiple feature teams
  • Work with various product teams on solutions that are up to date with the most current UX technologies
  • Support a culture of software craftsmanship best practices including test automation & continuous integration
  • Partner with the Order Management UX Product Owner on UX improvements

What Skills You Need

  • 4+ years of experience using JavaScript, React v16+, HTML, CSS (SCSS, LESS) to build web applications
  • 4+ years experience with JavaScript bundlers like Webpack, Rollup, Parcel, and newer ones like SWC and ESBuild
  • 3+ years of experience using testing frameworks like Jest, Puppeteer and React Testing Library
  • 2+ years of work experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, analytical, and problem-solving skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Implementing consistent engineering patterns across multiple product teams
  • Experience using React Redux or other state management frameworks
  • Implemented and maintained projects in Next.js, Remix Run, Single SPA.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing code using Test Driven Development (TDD) and/or Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
  • Proven experience providing technical coaching and mentoring to others
  • Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work 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


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.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

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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