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Infrastructure Engineer, SQL Server

Date: Sep 23, 2021

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, SQL Server - 73204 



As an Infrastructure Engineer, SQL Server you will be responsible for the planning and implementation of changes to the Global SQL Server Databases and systems within established processes. The role will provide support and maintenance by planning work and coordination with others to deliver functionality. In this role, you will be responsible to identify and implement modernization and automation ideas.


• Providing Administration for Global SQL Server Databases and Systems.

• Implementing Version upgrades, automation, and continuous improvement projects

• Performing root cause analysis for problems and Incidents.

• Ensure availability, stability, and integrity of database systems

• Providing oncall support in defined time window on a rotational basis


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

• Hands on experience in SQL Server Database Administration, Azure, Azure Arc, HADR and PowerShell

• Hands on experience on Windows administration and Powershell scripting.

• Experience as Core SQL Server DBA

• Good analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot production issues

• Demonstrated passion for technical learning and implementing ideas leading to Automations and process improvements

• Good Communication Skills

What Makes You Stand Out

• 12 or more years of experience in Information Technology

• 10 or more years of experience in handling SQL Server Databases, Azure

• 4or more years of experience working in an Agile environment

• 4or more years of experience in managing support, requests, and incidents

• Experience as SQL Server database administrator

• Experience working in a team environment and supporting team members

• Demonstrated passion for technical learning and identifying areas for Innovation and Automation



  • Degree in Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience. University Degree (4 years or equivalent)
  • Certification in SQL Database Administration


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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