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Senior Disaster Recovery Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265

Company: John Deere

This position in NOT open to sponsorship


Title: Disaster Recovery Engineer - 73212
Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline   
Organizational Group: Enterprise Information Technology  
Personnel Area: World Hdq  


What You'll Be Doing


As Senior Disaster Recovery Engineer at our world headquarters in Moline, IL, you will be an integral member of the Incident Preparedness team which concentrates on preparation and response to essential IT service outages, including Major Incident response and Disaster Recovery capabilities for GIT. You will also be tasked with facilitating the IT Disaster Recovery program while ensuring alignment with John Deere's enterprise risk and response organizations.

Check out our benefits overview here.

In addition, you will:

  • Coordinate standard business continuity processes including risk assessment, impact analysis, plan development, exercising and program maintenance.
  • Accomplish standard preparedness metrics and recovery capabilities.
  • Consult with GIT Product Teams on recovery, operational risk, audit and related compliance topics.
  • Ensure alignment with enterprise organizations including Enterprise Business Continuity, Digital Risk Office (DRO), Enterprise Risk Management and other internal risk organizations.
  • Develop IT DR tooling and processes (e.g. business continuity management system BCMS)
  • Engagement with IT I&O Edge Operations to develop local Computer Disaster Recovery Plans (cDRPs).

What Skills You Need


  • 7+ years of experience infrastructure or application product support with experience spanning multiple layers of the tech stack.
  • Experience designing and delivering IT products and services.
  • Track record of communicating clearly and effectively 
  • Experience with engaging with stakeholders at various levels of leadership to provide training and technical consultation.

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 5+ years of experience supporting high-availability infrastructure solutions
  • Experience with modern data resiliency and orchestration technologies
  • Familiarity, or even certification, with standard incident response, risk management, or business continuity framework (e.g. ISO, NIST, or COBIT)
  • Understanding of technology considerations for various hosting environments: Edge, Datacenter, Co-Location, and cloud.

Education (or equivalent work experience)


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related OR equivalent work 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. 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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