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Front-End Software Engineer

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

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: Front-End Software Engineer - 72700 



This position may be located in Quad City area or Des Moines, IA per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


As a Front End Machine Learning Software Engineer (ML), for the John Deere Enterprise, you will

be part of a team to help drive and scale capabilities associated with integrating machine learning into business and manufacturing processes.  In this position you will be collaborating on developing cutting edge utilities and software products within a team of like-minded software engineers focused on web technologies and user interface principles.  In addition, you will:


Major Duties:


  • Collaborate with project team members (Product Owners, Architect, Engineers, etc) on the development and implementation of our user experience and UI frameworks for the machine learning operations platform
  • Design and build web application to support user interactions to register and deploy machine learning models
  • Support data science teams by developing UX utilities to better automate workflows
  • Develop software to interface with machine learning models and business applications
  • Design, develop and deploy machine learning monitoring and maintenance solutions


Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of proven experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions leveraging change management specifically with front-end designs, development (CSS, HTML, Javascript) and optimization
  • 3 or more years of understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • 1 or more years of proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment 
  • 1 or more years of proven deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery such as GitHub and Jenkins
  • 2 or more years of deep experience with software test automation (TDD and Unit Testing Frameworks: Junit, Mockito, Cucumber, Cypress) 
  • 1 or more years of working understanding of design patterns

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 

Education(or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering
  • The ideal candidate has a BS or MS in a Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field of study. Work experience should consist of a proven track record of efficiently designing, developing, and releasing machine learning software product both independently and collaboratively over a 2+ year period


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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