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Sr Site Reliability Engineer (Remote)

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Milan, Illinois, US, 61264-3232

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.


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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Milan  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Sr Site Reliability Engineer (Remote) - 85370 

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position 


Visa Sponsorship is NOT Avaliable 

Your Responsibilities

As a Site Reliability Engineer for John Deere. You will engage with teams across our enterprise to bring focus and knowledge on reliability, performance & stability, operational readiness, observability, and technical practices. This team member will be pairing with Application Development teams to accomplish this. Our focus will start with measuring what the customer finds value in, and from there we will drive to make that a better experience. 

What Skills You Need


  • Identify technical and process gaps to implement improvements that increase operational reliability. 
  • Increase operational efficiency and promote stability through automation.  
  • Problem Management: Help teams perform post-incident reviews to eliminate the possibility of reoccurrence. 

Performance & Stability:  

  • Works with other members of their assigned Product to ensure that the in-scope applications/platforms are meeting performance and stability requirements through helping  the team implement load tests, tracing, monitoring, etc. 

In Addition to

Operational Readiness:  

  • Ensures that applications/platforms in the Product are operationally ready for Production.  
  • Provides guidance to Product teams on DevSecOps. 


  • Develop Dashboards for alerting and monitoring to ensure application systems service reliability and availability. 
  • Monitoring and Metrics: Works with App Dev teams to ensure that applications/platforms have the appropriate monitoring and metrics in place to appropriately measure performance and stability. 

What Makes You Stand Out

  • An DevOps/Engineering Technical Practices Focus 
  • Write quality code using SOLID principles in Test Driven Development with languages such as Java, JS, Go, Python, and Bash. 
  • Have functional working knowledge of Linux systems as we engage with different teams. 
  • A foundational knowledge of CI/CD to use in working with the teams we engage with. 
  • Be able to apply infrastructure as code as a practice in everything we work with. 
  • Provide functional knowledge of how/when to use cloud to solve different problems related to reliability. 


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

  • 7+ years of DevOps Practices/XP Experience
  • 8+ years of Software Development Experience
  • 4+ Operations Experience



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 extent 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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