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Engineering Manager

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

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) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Engineering Manager - 78728 


Your Responsibilities

As an Engineering Manager within the Enterprise Data Organization, you will provide critical input into major technology decisions (e.g., upgrade decisions, major architectural decisions, establishment of coding standards) for our Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) platform product.

  • Support the Group Engineering Manager and the business and act as a servant leader to your product team
  • Ensure adherence to technical standards that will promote security, quality, delivery and cost effectiveness
  • Ensure Scrum teams align their efforts to the needs of the business and work within the framework of the overall IT strategy 
  • Manage Scrum teams and solve problems that are typically defined by standards, requiring complex analytical thinking; coordinate troubleshooting process

What Skills You Need

  • Extensive technical knowledge and background across a wide breadth of infrastructure and/or technology competencies - Application Development, APIs, Databases, Infrastructure, Cloud, Data Analytics, etc (6+ years across multiple of these)
  • Specialized experience with Data Science and Machine Learning capabilities and technologies
  • Working Knowledge of AWS services such as Lambda, API Gateway, S3, SageMaker, etc.
  • Experience leveraging DevOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment using tools like Git, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience with Clean Code, TDD, Peer Reviews and Pair Programming
  • Experience working in an agile team environment
  • Passionate, creative and have the desire to learn new complex technical areas
  • Accountable, curious, and collaborative with an intense focus on product quality

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications and ability to communicate complex topics to non-technical audiences 
  • Passionate around technical mentoring and coaching within and outside of teams including providing candid/effective performance feedback
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty


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

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, or equivalent experience in a related career field



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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