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Software Automation Engineer

Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265

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) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Automation Engineer - 73245 




Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Automation Engineer at John Deere, you will work on a product team and supports product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality for the complete product or products it supports. This level designs complex/significant parts of a system/sub-system or works on a complete product of broad scope and solves well-defined problems with little guidance. You may act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other engineers and support personnel; recognized as an expert user of critical technology; develops new software functionality for product development.


What Skills You Need

  • Proven experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions leveraging change management (specifically with automation, scripting (Python, Ansible, etc) and optimization  
  • Understanding of applications development environment, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • Proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment   
  • Proven deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery such as Github and Jenkins 
  • Working understanding of design patterns
  • Experience with networking, cloud networking, monitoring, Data Center infrastructure, virtualization, and/or storage is a plus.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Proven experience working in a team environment
  • Certification in Cisco or AWS
  • Background in Infrastructure

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • 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.



Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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