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Data Engineer

Date: May 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Johnston  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Data Engineer - 81705 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 



Your Responsibilities


As a Data Engineer for Data Enablement Team located in Johnston, IA, you will….

  • Developing and supporting high quality John Deere Financial Data Enablement RESTful APIs
  • Engaging in all aspects of the software delivery cycle including the design, build, test, deploy, and support of software applications
  • Serve as a team technical lead 
  • Engaging in Agile software development activities including team sprint planning, daily standups, and retrospectives
  • Collaborating with Product Managers, Architects, and other supporting teams to define product requirements, system design, and delivery cadences
  • Taking a lead role in proposing application/system designs, communicating delivery estimates, and providing consistent hands-on guidance to ensure the delivery of high quality products 
  • Supporting a culture of software craftsmanship best practices including Test Automation, Continuous Integration/Deployment, and DevOps methodologies
  • Mentoring and developing junior team members through code pairing or other technical skill coaching

What Skills You Need


  • 3+ years of experience in the design, development, testing , and integration of software solutions in Java, JavaScript, Python
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing and developing high volume web services using API Protocols and Data Formats (REST, JSON, SOAP & XML)
  • 3+ years of varied database experience (e.g. DB2, Oracle, SQL Server)
  • 3+ years of working experience with SQL (Standard Query Language)
  • 1 or more years of experience with public clouds – AWS OR Azure
  • Experience with agile development, paired programming and TDD/CI/CD practices
  • Experience in securing APIs using OAuth, SAML, OpenID Connect and etc
  • Strong knowledge in API Modelling languages and annotation (YAML, Swagger, RAML)

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Cloud Certification (AWS or Azure)
  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solution
  • Appetite for continuous learning and willingness/dedication to develop deep technical skills needed to further develop, transform, and modernize processes and solutions
  • Experience in maintaining and/or refactoring legacy code bases
  • Experience in serving as the primary Technical Lead for a software development team



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

  • Bachelor's degree in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, MIS, or other IT related 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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