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Software Engineer, Enterprise Product Data Management

Date: Nov 19, 2020

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

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  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer, Enterprise Product Data Management - 68051 

Your Responsibilities

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">As a Software Engineer on the Enterprise Product Data Management team, for the John Deere Global IT Enterprise (M<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">oline),<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> you will get the opportunity to work on large-scale global applications in a Fortune 500 company that is regularly ranked among the best companies to work for in the country. Employees joining our development teams will immediately be immersed in a culture where we emphasize personal and professional growth. In this position, you will be responsible for collaborating with other software engineers and analysts to participate in application development and design of the EPDM strategy. In addition, you will:

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  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work as an active member of an Agile delivery team responsible for Planning
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Participate in discussions with the product team, Engineering Manager, and extended EPDM product teams to identify innovative solutions to satisfy stakeholder requirements
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Provide technical input on application development-related tasks, activities, and initiatives
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Participate in a DevOps culture including supporting CI/CD, the development and maintenance of a robust and reliable build pipeline, and appropriate automated testing for product team functionality
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Support PDM architecture initiatives including event driven architecture, data analytics, etc.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assist with root cause analysis, debug, and resolution of complex functional issues and lead preventative recurrence initiatives

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">VISA Sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

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Proven Technical Skills and Experiences


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development with Sprint and Restful APIs leveraging change management
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience working with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Database experience (e.g. DB2, Mongo, Oracle, MySQL, HANA)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understanding/experience with XP Principles (i.e. automation, Paired Programming, BDD, TDD, etc.)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understanding of the architecture of current SAP technology stack and/or progressive web applications
Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solution
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proven experience as working in a team environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Appetite for continuous learning and willingness/dedication to develop deep technical skills needed to further develop, transform, and modernize SAP-based products, processes, and solutions
What Makes You Stand Out


  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understanding of the current SAP and / or Windchill technology stack
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Knowledge of systems integration technologies (i.e. SAP PI/PO, EDI, etc.)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (GitHub, Jenkins, Active Control, etc.)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS or Azure)
Education (or equivalent work experience)

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:

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  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field

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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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