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Software Engineer

Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Johnston, Iowa, United States, 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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Johnston  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer - 69085 



As a Software Engineer at John Deere Financial in Johnston, IA, you will be responsible for designing, developing, coding end to end customer-facing financing solutions. In addition, you will:


  • Evaluate, design and implement solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications
  • Solve well-defined problems with little guidance
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to peers
  • Collaborate with other relevant stakeholders and team members to collect requirements, describe software product features and technical designs
  • Execute necessary documentation, as directed, or needed
  • Follow industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.


Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • Experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions leveraging change management processes
  • Proficiency in one modern programming language or library (for example: Java – Spring, JavaScript – Nodejs, etc.)
  • Advanced understanding of modern front-end design and tools (React, Vue, JavaScript/ES6, HTML5, etc.)
  • Experience designing and developing service-based architecture and/or micro-services
  • Experience designing data caching and persistence concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (for example: MySQL, DB2, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, DynamoDB, etc.)
  • Experience with software test automation techniques (Test Driven Development) and framework (Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress,)
  • Experience leveraging DevOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment using tools like Git, Jenkins, etc.
  • Understanding of infrastructure as code using terraform or CloudFormation
  • Working Knowledge of AWS services such as Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFront, etc.
  • Proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Advanced understanding of design patterns

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Passionate, creative and have the desire to learn new complex technical areas
  • Accountable, curious and collaborative
  • Maniacal about product quality and takes pride in your craft
  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders and team members to provide information technology solutions
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Proven experience working in a team environment


  • Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering


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.


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.



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