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Software Engineer (Entry Level)

Date: Aug 15, 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) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Software Engineer (Entry Level)
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position


Your Responsibilities

The Software Engineer (Entry Level) will be working with the Supplier Relationship Management product team alongside other Software Engineers to support basic product design by writing and testing code to deliver simple to complex functionality. This is an entry level role that is designed to learn, grow in competence, and develop the capability needed to operate effectively in this role. You will develop, code, configure, and test programs and systems. You will also collaborate with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs, following industry-standard Agile software design methodology for development and documentation.

Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 year of experience with Java or Javascript based application development.
  • 1 year of experience with a relational database management system, like IBM DB2, MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server, or Oracle DB.
  • 1 year of experience creating user interfaces using HTML and CSS.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 1 or more years experience with Amazon Web Services
  • 1 or more years experience building applications with ReactJS with Redux
  • Experience with source code management tools like Github
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment using Jenkins, Drone, Azure DevOps, or Github Actions.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Technology field, 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 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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