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Software Engineer

Date: May 31, 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: Software Engineer - 85369 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer for Channel Integrations, you will join our team located at JDIS in Chicago or East Moline, IL and be responsible for design, delivery, adoption, and support of IT solutions that contribute to the success of John Deere & Dealers. You will work on a product team and support product design by planning work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver moderately complex functionality. In addition, you will:

  • Assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to support personnel
  • Make decisions within established guidelines subject to review
  • Execute high level applications to more complex problems
  • Be innovative by fulfilling unmet customer needs.
  • Engage with other IT applications to deliver integrated solutions


What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years of experience in designing, developing and implementing web-based applications using Java/J2EE, REST API, Spring framework (DSFJ), AngularJS, React, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, SAP Hana and AWS/Azure Services
  • 5 or more years of experience understanding of application development environments (including AWS/Azure), database (DBS, MSSQL, DB2), data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints
  • 3 or more years of experience leveraging ITIL, DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (GitHub and Jenkins) to release features to market.
  • 3 or more years of experience understanding full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures
  • 2 or more years of experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • 2 or more years of experience with software test automation (TDD and Unit Testing Frameworks: Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress)

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty



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


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or Computer Engineering



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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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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