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Senior Staff Solution Architect (Remote)

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Johnston, Iowa, US, 50131

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) - Iowa  - Johnston  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Senior Staff Solution Architect (Remote)
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position

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Job Responsibility


As a Sr. Solution Architect, for John Deere Financial located in Johnston, IA, you will be recognized as a seasoned technology professional and expert who focuses on developing strategic architectures and roadmaps, then assisting with designing solutions that adhere to those architectures. The role collaborates with product teams to ensure that solutions built are effective. In addition, you will: 


  • Advise product teams on complex design issues on products
  • Provide leadership to product teams and external vendor partner teams to address architecture, design, and resolve issues
  • Partner with the Product Manager, Product Owners, Group Engineering Manager, Engineering Managers, Software Engineers, and other Architects to understand and develop vision, strategy, and roadmap while resolving issues and providing solutions for technology needs
  • Lead technology selections with external vendors
  • Understand and communicate broader implications of decisions, balancing technical and financial impacts of them
  • Maintain in-depth technology knowledge across several capability areas, and create architectures and designs crossing multiple capability areas

What Skills You Need

  • 4+ years experience with server-side design and development (including but not limited to: Java/J2EE, Python, ABAP, Node.js or equivalent)
  • 4+ years hands on experience with web software design and development (including but not limited to: HTML5, JavaScript, React.js, Progressive Enhancement, Responsive Design)
  • 4+ years of AWS cloud and services (including but not limited to: Amazon S3, Lambda, DynamoDB, DocumentDB, CloudFront, CloudWatch, API Gateway)
  • Knowledge of complex technology, methodology, and full life-cycle development in an agile environment
  • Business model, business context, and business process understanding of the product families in at least two business functional areas of John Deere, as well as experience communicating up, down, and across the business and IT organization (including other business and technology leaders)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with enterprise caliber application implementations for credit financing and payment platforms 
  • Experience in API design and development

Education Details

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Arts/Science in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience in a related career 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 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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