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AWS Cloud Engineer

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Johnston, Iowa, US, 50131

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. And 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.


Title: AWS Cloud Engineer - 81970
Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Johnston   
Function: Information Technology 
GJE Job Title: Software Engineer II 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Sponsorship is NOT available for this position




Overview & Responsibilities


As a Cloud Software Engineer for John Deere Financial (JDF) based in Johnston, IA, your role will involve developing and implementing cloud solutions that will shape the future of JDF's cloud architecture strategy.


More specifically, you will:

  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with other Deere application delivery teams to build John Deere's cloud knowledge base
  • Ensure reusability and efficiency in the design, build, and support processes for cloud-hosted infrastructure
  • Apply and build upon cloud best practices, standards, and documentation for JDF's cloud-hosted environments
  • Assist with monitoring and troubleshooting issues related to cloud-hosted solutions and drive towards problem resolution and prevention


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What Skills You Need


  • 2+ years of cloud software development experience and strong familiarity with using scripting and automation tools
  • 2+ years of expertise in Amazon Web Services 
  • A year or more of experience working with CI/CD orchestration and tools
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Terraform

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 2+ years of software development experience utilizing Java, React, Python, and REST APIs within Agile DevOps environments utilizing TDD, pairing, and CI/CD
  • Strong knowledge of complex AWS cloud architectures within multi-account AWS landscapes
  • Proficiency in utilizing containers for deploying, patching, and scaling
  • Ability to present and teach technical information to audiences with limited technical backgrounds
  • Utilization of Jenkins for CI/CD and familiarity with using Terraform for production infrastructure



  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, an equivalent career certificate OR equivalent related 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 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.

ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

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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