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Solution Architect-Cloud Technologies

Date: Jun 23, 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Solution Architect-Cloud Technologies - 85588 


Your Responsibilities

As a Solution Architect responsible for Cloud Technologies for Global IT located in Chicago or Moline, IL, you will….

  • Design solutions that will facilitate John Deere IT teams to modernize their applications and infrastructure to empower development teams to develop full stack cloud native digital products
  • Deliver technologies that support Cloud Native applications both at hyper-scalers and intelligent edge locations
  • Utilize innovative industry trends to improve John Deere’s technical offerings to increase business value delivered by IT
  • Design, document and validate technology guard rails for technical product teams


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 3 or more years of experience working with, designing, and implementing cloud native solutions. 
  • 1-2 years of experience automating the delivery of IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • 7 or more years infrastructure or software engineering experience.
  • 2-3 years experience leading cloud migration efforts in an agile environment
  • 3 or more years creating and maintain technical roadmaps
  • 3 or more years experience leading technical proof of concepts and proof of values

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Ability to train the trainer on technical cloud architectures
  • Strong ability to mentor other architects and engineering staff
  • Strong bias towards action
  • Technical Curiosity
  • Ability to work with ambiguity
  • Ability to work across Product Families and Across Business Capabilities
  • Ability to influence without authority


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

  • BS 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. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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