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Information Security Engineer

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265

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: Information Security Engineer - 77711 


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 NOT available for this position.  



Your Responsibilities


As an Information Security Engineer for the enterprise PKI Team in Moline, IL, you will enable delivery teams to build security into their products and services.  You will enable cryptography solutions including, but not limited to, certificate lifecycle management, code signing, and key management. This includes providing services (e.g., reviews, consulting, and coaching) and leading development of solutions (e.g., playbooks, tools, policies, and standards) that help teams understand and implement cryptography-based controls.


To accomplish this, you will:

  • Work within the delivery team to define, enable, and scale security practices leveraging modern cryptography and security principles, including certificate lifecycle management, proactive monitoring and alerting, and automation components.
  • Proactively engage with delivery teams to grow their knowledge of cryptography services provided by the enterprise and provide easy-to-implement security solutions for teams.
  • Partner with external vendors to deliver best in class solutions and integrations with internal systems and provide operational support for core PKI services
  • Drive enhanced service delivery through process improvement and automation
  • Partner with other Global IT Security SMEs to support security standards and guidelines and create new cryptography standards and guidelines as threats and technology solutions evolve.


What Skills You Need


  • 3+ years of experience in delivery of complex IT solutions and/or in an Information Security Engineer role
  • 5+ years of experience in System administration, supporting multiple platforms and applications, and change management as well as secure networks, systems, and application architectures
  • 3+ years of experience with automating solutions, including scripting, API integration, and code signing
  • Understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), cryptography, and/or key management solutions
  • Experience with implementing logging, auditing, and monitoring capabilities
  • 3+ years of proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application
  • Capable of collaborating with multiple technical and business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Familiarity with certificate policies and creation of certificate practice statements to ensure proper management of PKI environment and adherence to policy
  • AWS and/or Azure experience and familiarity with DevSecOps principles
  • Experience with key management and other cryptography related concepts
  • Proven experience with process improvement through automation




Ideally, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science 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. 


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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