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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, 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.

 

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.

 

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Senior Software Engineer - 86485 

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position 

 

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Your Responsibilities

 

As a Senior Software Engineer for John Deere's Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) you will be a key resource on a development team of software engineers.  The team that you will be joining is responsible for our international golf course management software called OnLink.  OnLink is currently used by golf courses in the United States and United Kingdom to manage their day-to-day course operations.   Works on a product team and supports product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality for the complete product or products it supports. This level designs complex/significant parts of a system/sub-system or works on a complete product of a broad scope and solves well-defined problems with little guidance. May act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other engineers and support personnel; Recognized as an expert user of critical technology; develops new software functionality for product development.


Major Duties
•    Designs, codes, configures and tests programs and systems.
•    Evaluates and implements enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
•    Analyzes assignments and determines software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives.
•    Executes necessary documentation, as directed, or needed.
•    Collaborates with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs.
•    Follows industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

 

  • Ability to analyze, translate, and define business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication forms with emphasis on persuasive communication, tact and negotiation.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and concepts for designs.
  • Ability to manage many competing priorities/requests in a fast-paced environment

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

 

  • Experience leveraging AWS services (ECS, EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, S3, RDS, SQS, SNS, etc.)

Education

 

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


•    Bachelor's degree in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, MIS, or related work experience in similar discipline

 

 

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

 

 

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401k and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

 

 

 

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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.

 

The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control.  Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company’s board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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