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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Sep 8, 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. 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) - Iowa  - Johnston  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Senior Software Engineer - 86251 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Software Engineer for John Deere Financial located in Johnston, IA, you will develop and support high-quality John Deere Financial cross-product functional APIs. Engage in all aspects of the software delivery cycle including the design, build, test, deploy, document and support of software applications.


  • Follow industry-standard Agile software design methodology for development
  • Supporting a culture of software craftsmanship best practices including Test Automation, Continuous Integration/Deployment, and DevOps methodologies


Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)


  • 4+ years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions
  • 4+ years of proficiency in one modern programming language or library (e.g. JavaScript, Node.js, Java, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in software test automation techniques (Test Driven Development) and framework (JEST, Mockito, Cypress etc.)
  • Working experience leveraging DevOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment using tools like Git, Jenkins etc.
  • 2+ years of working experience of AWS Services (Lambda, API Gateway, ECS etc.) and understanding of infrastructure as code using Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Passionate, creative and have the desire to learn new complex technology
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)


  • Cloud Certification (AWS or Azure)
  • Appetite for continuous learning and willingness/dedication to develop deep technical skills needed to further develop, transform, and modernize processes and solutions
  • Experience designing and developing service-based architecture, micro-services, REST or GraphQL.
  • Experience in API First design approach using OpenAPI specifications and/or Swagger
  • Experience with industry-standard security protocols like OAuth2, OpenID Connect, SAML etc.



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




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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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