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Infrastructure Engineer

Date: Jan 18, 2022

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 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: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Infrastructure Engineer - 75464 


Your Responsibilities


As a Infrastructure Engineer for John Deere located in Moline, Illinois, you will provide systems programming support for our mainframe environment – your focus will be database systems.  You will also be responsible for the installation, maintenance and configuration of the database software and the supporting tools.  The database software included in responsibility is Db2, IMS, CICS, and Host MQ.

As a Infrastructure Engineer for Mainframe Services located in Moline, IL you will….

  • Apply information and system analysis to resolve mainframe infrastructure outages and impairments.
  • Perform root cause analysis which includes detailed analysis to assist in the effective remediation and long-term elimination of complex problems
  • Manage elements of the current infrastructure and help in the design of new elements to ensure high availability and optimal performance in an integrated environment
  • Participate in or lead work to apply technology to meet specific business and customer needs, work on more difficult tasks, and on occasion provide work direction for others and act as a backup for other leaders and technical resources
  • Participate as part of a team that plans, implements, and manages the total database needs of the mainframe environment and our business partners.


Visa sponsorship IS available for this position.

What Skills You Need


  • 5+ years of experience in 1 or more of the following | Db2 for Z/OS, IMS, CICS, and Host MQ. 
  • 4+ years of experience and deep understanding of John Deere’s current mainframe environment. 
  • 4+ years as a mainframe systems programmer or equivalent experience.  
  • 4+ years of experience in applications development environment, database, data management and mainframe infrastructure capabilities and constraints.  
  • Demonstratable knowledge and experience in 1 or more mainframe programming languages. 
  • 1+ years of experience working and delivering in an Agile/Scrum team environment. 

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Demonstrated deep experience in many or all of the following : SMP/E, TSO, ISPF, JCL, RACF, NetView, ESP, SQL, ISPF, SAS, Perl, Python, Assembler, CLIST, REXX, SMF.  
  • Proven strong technical leadership skills, influencing effectively without authority, and the ability to resolve impediments in a timely manner. 
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or equivalent discipline. 
  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application of said learning



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.



Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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