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Software Engineer

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Moline, 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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer - 71041 


As a Software Engineer in the John Deere Order Management (OM) program, you will get a unique opportunity to work on a large-scale global web application 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.  This position will be on the OM Build & Price team which was among the first in the company to adopt the new Global IT Agile Operating Model (AOM).  The opportunities afforded this position go well beyond the traditional design, development, testing, and delivering of new features but also include exposure to a modern tech stack, automated test frameworks, CI/CD, code scanning, pairing, and fully peer-reviewed code.  The person filling this position will not be expected to be an expert in all technologies on day 1 but should come with an insatiable desire to learn and grow.  Major duties include:

  • Develop, code, configure, and test programs and systems
  • Evaluate and implement enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications
  • Analyze assignments and determines software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives
  • Collaborate with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs
  • Follow industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation


Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • Proven experience in the design, development, testing and integration of highly-to-moderate complex software solutions leveraging change management utilizing:
    • Java web development with Sprint and RESTful APIs
    • React framework expertise including (JavaScript, CSS, and HTML)
  • Working knowledge of software test automation (TDD and Unit Testing Frameworks: Junit, Mockito, Puppeteer, or equivalent)
  • Working knowledge of DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery such as GitHub and Jenkins pipelines including Linux, Groovy, vulnerability scanning, etc.
  • Exposure to AWS services
  • Hands on exposure to one or more database technologies (e.g. SQL Server, MongoDB, SAP HANA, DocumentDB, PostgreSQL, DB2, Hibernate, NoSQL)
  • Working understanding of public-facing web application security
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and industry best practices to design patterns
  • Working knowledge of Deere internal systems including RBAC, UUC, AccountFlex, DPA, SAP landscapes

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Proven experience working in a team environment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology


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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