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Senior Technical Lead

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Moline, IL, US, 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: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Moline 
Function: Information Technology
Title: Senior Technical Lead - 49307

Your Responsibilities


As Senior Technical Lead you will provide technical leadership for the team and participate in building the John Deere Data and Analytics Platform "Enterprise Data Lake", ensuring delivery follows solid design principles, adheres to the proposed architecture and has quality designed in through adherence to TDD, ATTD, CI/CD and SOLID principles. In addition, you will:


  • Provide expertise to resolve critical, complex technical issues around Big Data and Analytic technology
  • Provide expert understanding of Cloud Computing, Big Data Technology, and how to leverage these to create a Scalable Environment to support Data & Analytics
  • Responsible to review Analytic Solution use cases and determine the technology/architecture needed to deliver the solution within our Data & Analytics environment. Determines new ideas and creative solutions to design, build and deploy business solutions
  • Provide expert input to business and IT for existing and future solutions in support of Deere's Data & Analytics programs
  • Specific focus on Big Data and Cloud Based technologies
  • Develops and maintains strategic relationships with key technology supplier resources


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • 7 or more years of demonstrated technical experience in delivering distributed solutions (ex: Platforms, Applications, API's)
  • 7 or more years of demonstrated experience in development using Scala, Java or NodeJS
  • 2 or more tears experience as the Technical Lead/Engineer Lead for your team
  • 2 or more years of experience with DevOps and deploying Cloud Applications
  • Technical depth that enables engaged consulting on technology, standards, processes, and best practices in areas of expertise and regarding new technologies
  • Ability to determine strategic roadmaps for data solutions to meet current and future needs across Deere's global enterprise


What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:


  • Demonstrated experience with big data frameworks such as Spark
  • Agile /XP Development Practice (TDD, ATDD, CI/CD)
  • Demonstrated experience with delivering analytical solutions utilizing Big Data / ML / AI
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Amazon Web Services Certifications


Education (or equivalent work experience)


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Computer Science


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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