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Infrastructure Engineer - Mainframe

Date: Jun 7, 2022

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.


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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Infrastructure Engineer - Mainframe - 79543 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities


As an Infrastructure Engineer for John Deere located in Moline, Illinois, you will provide systems programming support for our IBM Mainframe Environment – your focus will be storage systems, capacity planning and performance.  You will also be responsible for the installation, maintenance and configuration of many supporting Mainframe Software Products.

  • Provide Mainframe systems programming support within the Storage, Capacity Planning and Performance team
  • Support and configure Mainframe Disk Subsystems
  • Support and configure Mainframe Hardware
  • Tune new and existing workloads running on the Mainframe
  • Perform Mainframe Capacity Planning duties

What Skills You Need


  • Experience with Enterprise Computing Infrastructure – Distributed and/or Mainframe
  • Experience with Scripting or Programming
  • Learning agility and the desire to learn new technologies
  • Solid communication, collaboration, and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and every changing computing environment

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Mainframe Systems experience in Capacity Planning, Performance or Storage Systems
  • Previous working knowledge of John Deere’s Mainframe environment
  • Ability to code in a Mainframe language, i.e. REXX, COBOL, SAS




Ideally you would have the following education or equivalent work experience:


  • 4-year degree in computing technology and/or theory



What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:



  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401k and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use




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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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control.  Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company’s board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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