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Staff Reliability Engineer

Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Milan, Iowa, 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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Milan  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Staff Reliability Engineer - 85968 

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position 


Visa Sponsorship Not Available

Your Responsibilities


As a Staff Site Reliability Engineer within John Deere, you will be responsible for solving problems and evangelizing the benefits of the Site Reliability Engineering discipline across the ISG organization. This is an opportunity to reaching across multiple teams to ensure the operation and reliability of our Precision Farming data processing pipeline.  You'll have the ability to impact the resiliency by working with teams to implement and teach them the values of automation, observability, and operations utilizing AWS products and other tools.

  • Lead in the anticipation, analysis, and delivery of solutions and infrastructure to increase the resiliency of ISG applications.
  • Implement and Utilize observability tools to Discover, Analyze, and Investigate issues in our Precision Farming Data Platform Systems.
  • Engage with multiple product teams to implement automation and resiliency methods.
  • Develop and Implement common DevOps tools in order to make infrastructure and automation more common across teams.
  • Define and Develop automation and processes for Incident and Problem Management
  • Evangelize the benefits of the Site Reliability to Engineers across ISG and John Deere.

What Skills You Need


  • Experience in developing applications using AWS products and services (ex. RDS, EC2, S3, ECS, CloudWatch)
  • Practical experience with container technologies (Docker, AWS ECS, etc.)
  • Practical experience in Operational Troubleshooting, Incident Management, and Problem Management
  • Experience in software development, administration, and CI/CD
  • Strong communication and leadership skills including relationship management and conflict management skills
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience in the troubleshooting, diagnosis, and resolution of large, high priority incidents.
  • Knowledge of Java and Scala standards, practices, and expertise
  • Experience with Terraform or other cloud agnostic tools
  • Experience developing with Java, JavaScript, Python, Golang, or other common languages used in AWS



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

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Software Development and/or IT Operations



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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