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Information Security Engineer

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, United States, 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: Estados Unidos (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Information Security Engineer - 72214 



This position may be located in Moline, IL OR Ames, IA per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


As a Security Engineer with the Platform Engineering team in the Cyber Security Defense Center (CSDC), you will enable the critical security functions of protection, detection, and response at John Deere.

You will work closely with the teams that manage incident response and threats to ensure that they are able to effectively detect and respond to security incidents.  This includes the foundational services to enable effective collection, management, and correlation of log sources.  You will enable the tools to protect, detect, and automate response to security threats including Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR), Security Incident and Event Monitoring (SIEM), and Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) solutions, and future growth for new and innovative solutions.  

To accomplish this, you will;

  • Apply systems engineering skills to lead development and delivery of solutions that meet quality, security, delivery and cost standards
  • Innovate and automate new technologies to ensure stability and quality in all systems  
  • Partner with key strategic suppliers to support the security software technology stack
  • Continuously learn and educate others about effective use of these tools, platforms, and technologies
  • Enable the use of data and analytics solutions to drive results in security detection and response


​​​​​​​Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years delivering complex IT solutions
  • 2 or more years of experience leveraging Agile practices
  • Ability to collaborate across teams
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt
  • Ability to teach and coach technical concepts
  • Experience working globally  

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with multiple programming languages or platforms
  • Full stack understanding of typical application architecture (application and underlying infrastructure)
  • Experience with cloud
  • Cybersecurity experience

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology discipline or equivalent 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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