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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Senior Software Engineer - 81944 

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.



Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Software Engineer on our Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) Web Services team, you will have the opportunity to develop solutions for the configuration and management of the core infrastructure components that are part of the secure communication backbone for Deere's internal and/or external networks. You'll also be able to play an integral role in shaping the future of Deere's Cloud Native platform's inception and vision. 

  • Define road maps for secure and reliable Cloud Native products, offered with multi-tenant, "as-a-service" model
  • Develop & evangelize "Enterprise Container Strategy" for Deere's Global IT
  • Develop plans to end-of-life legacy infrastructure products and design migration path to new product offerings
  • Automate the provisioning & management of infrastructure using DevSecOps practices
  • Work with I & O scrum teams that manage other infrastructure components


What Skills You Need

  • A senior technical software engineer with 12 to 20 years of experience in the Software Engineering or IT field
  • Expertise with Linux Operating System, virtualization & container technologies
  • Expertise in programming with Golang
  • Working knowledge of managing Kubernetes clusters for enterprise scale and extending Kubernetes with Operators
  • Experience with DevSecOps processes and tools - Terraform, Github Actions, Azure Pipelines
  • Working knowledge of one or more software-based network load balancers/proxies - HAProxy, Ngnix, Envoy

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with products in CNCF landscape -
  • Experience with programming languages - Rust and Python
  • Experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience



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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.






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