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Software Engineer (CA)

Date: May 28, 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Johnston  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Software Engineer (CA) - 85826 

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer for John Deere Financial located in Johnston, IA, you will have the opportunity to work for a Fortune 500 company that is regularly ranked among the best companies to work for in the country.

A new employee joining this team will immediately be immersed in our culture where we emphasize both personal and professional growth, empowerment, and a strong commitment to providing quality solutions to our customers. This is an early-career position working on a mature product team where your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops, codes, configures, and tests programs and systems.
  • Evaluates and implement enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure solutions meet customer needs.
  • Follows industry-standard agile software design methodology.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience in the design, development, testing and integration of moderately complex software solutions leveraging change management processes
  • Working experience of AWS services (ECS, Lambda, etc.) and understanding of Infrastructure as Code using Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Proficiency in one modern programming language (Java – Spring, Nodejs, etc)
  • Working experience leveraging DevOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment using tools like Git, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience designing data caching and persistence concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (for example: MySQL, DB2, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, DynamoDB, etc.)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Passionate about your craft, creative, and have the desire to learn
  • Experience designing and developing service-based architecture and/or micro-services
  • Experience with software test automation techniques (Test Driven Development) and framework (Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress)
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Understanding of Object-Oriented design patterns


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

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Technology discipline



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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