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JAVA Tech Lead

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Garza Garcia, NLE, MX, 66210

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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.


Title: JAVA Tech Lead 

Primary Location: Mexico (MX)  - Nuevo León (MX-NLE)  - Garza Garcia 

Function: Information Technology 



John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.


Main Responsabilities:

  • As a Tech Lead the candidate will be Technical Leader of agile delivery team dedicated to the development and delivery of solutions for John Deere dealers.
  • Specifically working within the product repair and diagnostic tool set including Service ADVISOR(TM).
  • Be an active member of an Agile software development team, working closely with other team members to ensure that the software, data, and necessary equipment function together to meet or exceed the product specifications.
  • Be responsible for evaluating and developing high quality software solutions to improve performance, quality, and cost for John Deere dealers.
  • Deliver high quality products utilizing Agile and XP principles.
  • Work within established guidelines such as coding standards, workflow, or tool standards.
  • Root cause, debug, and fix complex application issues.
  • Coach and mentor team members.
  • Onboard new team members.
  • Participate in planning and estimating work.
  • Drive team technical standards and processes.
  • Travel Availability Up To 25%


What Skills You Need:

  • We need an excellent communicator, both verbal and written, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.
  • 5+ years of experience in Java and/or Javascript/HTML5 programming.
  • 5+ years of experience with Agile development process.
  • 5+ years of experience with applications developmentenvironment, database, data administration and infrastructure capabilities andconstraints.
  • Experience working with Test Driven Development, Acceptance Test Driven Development, Test Automation.
  • Experience with CI/CD build processes and configuration.
  • Practical understanding of service oriented architecture.
  • Personal commitment to quality and attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Effective communication skills.


What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience driving technical direction and strategy
  • Large-scale web applications experience.
  • Performance testing/tuning experience.
  • Experience working with REST web services, Spring, Maven, Hibernate, MySQL, IntelliJ or RAD/Eclipse IDE.
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services platform technologies.
  • Experience working with offshore business teams.
  • Experience leading technical delivery practices for a team.



  • Ideally, you will have a Bachelor's Degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field.


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.


John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow. 


This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.

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