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Solution Architect

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Johnston, IA, US, 50131

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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 (US-IA) - Johnston 
Function: Information Technology
Title: Solution Architect - 48046

Your Responsibilities


As a Solution Architect for John Deere Financial (JDF) in Johnston, IA, you will drive global, cross platform design and solution architecture related to secure software development (SDLC) and will act as a champion for security by design concepts. In addition, you will:


  • Work directly with the JDF Security Architecture and Engineering team to translate vision, strategy, and standards into solution design and execution in a consistent way across multiple systems
  • Work to proactively reduce both the amount of future vulnerabilities, and the attack vectors of our systems environment
  • Drive a strategic approach towards a common "outside in" experience with respect to security


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • Ability to plan, analyze, design, configure, test, and implement secure technology solutions
  • Detailed knowledge of security frameworks, standards, systems and authentication protocols
  • Expert understanding of secure coding techniques (Java, Node, React, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with software development lifecycles and how they relate to security concepts
  • Understanding of cloud (AWS, Azure) technologies (Lambda, S3, EC2, etc.)
  • Ability to distill complex technology and security related concepts and communicate them to a broad audience
  • 4 or more years of experience in IT


What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:


  • 4 or more years of experience in the security domain
  • Experience in the practice of technology architecture and related methodologies
  • Understanding of technology risk related concepts
  • Knowledge of infrastructure concepts pertaining to secure delivery
  • Working knowledge of data concepts and how they relate to secure design


Education (or equivalent work experience)


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Master’s degree in Information Assurance
  • CISP or other security related certifications
  • Cloud related certification (AWS Solutions Architect, etc.)


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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