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Software Engineer

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 61244

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  

Secondary Location: Illinois, Moline. 
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer - 87177
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


Visa sponsorship is AVAILABLE for this position


Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer for the Dealer Management Services org,  you will design, build and deliver software for the products/components that make up the Service Admin Portal (SVAP) product suite and be involved with the technical implementation of the external integration points of systems within the product suite. 

  • Operate within an Agile team and participate in all aspects of that team's work regarding software analysis, development and testing 
  • Active team member in contributing to the team's technical practices leveraging industry standards for development practices 
  • Collaborate / contribute with other team members on product architecture, scalability, integrations 
  • Collaborate with other John Deere groups on the integrations of the Solution and those corresponding systems 
  • Work alongside other team members in the development of a DevSecOps culture 

What Skills You Need

  •  2+ years of proven experience in the design, development, testing and integration of complex software solutions leveraging change management; specifically with front-end and back-end designs, development and optimization.
  • Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • Experience leveraging DevOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery  
  • Understanding of design patterns and loosely coupled architectures 
  • Working knowledge of designing and developing service-based architecture and/or micro-services
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty   

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience in developing mobile apps for both iOS and Android in React Native.  
  • Experience in API and Microservices development
  • Experience with UI frameworks such as REACT, Angular or CSS 
  • Experience with software test automation (TDD and Unit Testing Frameworks: Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress) (2+ years)   
  • Experience in AWS or similar cloud technologies 
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment 
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications. 


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field  

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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Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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