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Engineering Manager II

Date: Apr 18, 2021

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States, 61265-8098

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  - Chicago  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Engineering Manager II - 70741 


 

Opportunity:

 

As an Engineer Manager, for the Ecommerce team at John Deere you will lead product teams to design, build and deliver software solutions to help John Deere significantly grow and protect market share in the After Market Parts, Services, Subscriptions and Consumer Whole Goods spaces through an “Extreme” focus on our customers and utilizing an agile delivery of functioning software utilizing fast feedback to improve the product.

 

Responsibilities:

As an Engineer Manager, for the Ecommerce team at John Deere you will lead product teams to design, build and deliver software solutions to help John Deere significantly grow and protect market share in the After Market Parts, Services, Subscriptions and Consumer Whole Goods spaces through an “Extreme” focus on our customers and utilizing an agile delivery of functioning software utilizing fast feedback to improve the product.

In addition, you will:

  • Lead several full stack agile product teams and participate in all aspects of teams work of building out John Deere’s Ecommerce applications and ensuring delivery adheres to the proposed architecture.
  • Coach and Mentor technical practices such as selecting design solutions and leveraging industry standards such as SOLID principles and 12 Factor App for development practices to team members within the product space.
  • Ensure teams are delivering high quality software through adherence to Test Driven Development (TDD) as the foundation of development and enabling CI/CD and DevSecOps practices.
  • Provide understanding of Cloud Computing, Analytics and Integration patterns to leverage in creating a Data driven and Scalable Environment to support Ecommerce.
  • Manage the team budget and product budgets.

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive technical knowledge and background across a wide breadth of infrastructure and/or technology competencies - Application Development, APIs, Databases, Infrastructure, Cloud, Data Analytics, UX (8+ years across multiple of these)
  • Proven deep experience working in an Agile environment (4+ years leading agile teams) 
  • Proven deep experience with test-driven development (TDD) or infrastructure (TDI) and test automation (4+ years leading agile teams) 
  • Proven deep experience leveraging DevSecOps culture & practices (4+ years leading agile teams)  
  • Proven experience in application of sound architecture (e.g. loosely coupled architecture, modular design patterns) to evaluate designs and implementation (4+ years)  
  • Proven experience in delivering Ecommerce Digital Experience and Platform Solutions.. (2+ years)
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Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Proven ability to develop team culture through servant leader mindset including ability to recruit and retain high technical talent
  • Proven ability to remove roadblocks (technical & business) and leading critical outage incidents and problem management for teams
  • Passionate around technical mentoring and coaching within and outside of teams including providing candid/effective performance feedback
  • Proven experience managing consumer/customer needs on digital products
  • Advanced communication skills; e.g. ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms
  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and applying the learning to job related activities
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty

 

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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