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Software Engineer, IT Security and Access

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US

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  - Chicago  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer, IT Security and Access - 82841 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As an IT Security and Access for Global IT Security located in Chicago, IL, you will….


  • Be responsible for the design, development, integration, administration, maintenance and support of a variety of directory and identity governance systems/solutions
  • Serve as a key and critical role in executing Identity and Access Management strategic initiatives
  • Take an active role in identifying security risks and investigating, deploying, and supporting new tools and procedures to minimize that risk
  • Monitor the quality of processes and actively look for ways to improve the process
  • Work on tasks and projects that are medium to high risk and of moderate to high complexity in nature where errors could affect the Enterprise
  • Scripting with common tools such as Python, Javascript, PowerShell, .NET, etc.


This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 5 or more years of IT Experience
  • Ability to participate in a 24/7 phone support rotation
  • Understanding of application security (specifically authentication and authorization practices)
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex production issues involving multiple teams and disciplines (application, infrastructure, and operations teams)

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with a Privilege Access Management (PAM), or Multi-Factor Authentica (MFA), or Single Sign-On (SSO) solution
  • General computer security or information technology (IT) auditing experience
  • Willingness and ability to work in a global environment and work effectively with a geographically disparate team
  • Knowledge in Azure and/or AWS



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

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, SANS certificates, 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. 


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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