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Senior Software Engineer I (50839883)

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Senior Software Engineer I (50839883) - 68687 

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Software Engineer, for the John Deere World Headquarters (Moline), you will provide tangible expertise on big data and streaming technologies in the cloud, and how to leverage these to create a Scalable Data & Analytics solutions. You will work with very large data sets including data from internal sources as well as IoT streams from connected vehicles. In addition, you will:  


  • Develop new functionality/code for high-volume data processes 
  • Monitor and support day to day ETL processes loading & transforming large data volumes 
  • Participate in discussions/decisions regarding future engineering direction; as well as evaluation, prioritization and elimination of technical debt 
  • Provide input to business and IT for existing and future solutions in support of Deere's Data & Analytics programs
  • Provide expertise to resolve critical, complex technical issues around Big Data and Analytic technology 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • 8 or more years of experience in Data Engineering, ETL, Data Warehousing or other data movement applications
  • 8 or more years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software utilizing Java, Scala, Node, or Python 
  • Proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment  
  • Proven deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Deep experience in cloud development with platforms like AWS or Azure 
  • 4 or more years of technical experience in multiple Data Warehouse systems or Data Lake technology, with demonstrated success in managing and administering Big Data Technologies such as Hadoop, SPARK, HANA, Redshift, AWS S3
What Makes You Stand Out


  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions  
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Proven experience as a work lead providing technical coaching and mentoring to others
  • Proven strong leadership skill and experience, influence effectively, ability to resolve impediments in a timely manner
  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or Engineering

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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