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Mobile Software Engineer

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Urbandale, IA, Iowa, United States, 50322

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: United States (US) - Iowa  - Urbandale, IA  
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Mobile Software Engineer - 70357 


This position may be located in Urbandale, IA or Morton, IL per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


This position is currently eligible for a telework and/or a compressed workweek arrangement. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes. This arrangement is subject to change.




As a Mobile Software Engineer, for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG-Urbandale), you will join a team of passionate developers and testers to design, develop, test, and integrate applications of high complexity. We operate in a collaborative, open environment focused on using Agile development techniques to autonomously deliver solutions quickly and effectively.



  • Develop and support high-quality John Deere software solutions for user-facing mobile applications 
  • Engage in Agile software development activities, including sprint planning, daily standups, retrospectives and hackathons 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, architects and supporting teams to define product requirements and system design 
  • Provide and discuss innovative technical solutions with designers and other stakeholders 
  • Advocate for a culture of software crafting best practices, including Test Automation, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment 
  • Work with individuals on your team to create and follow established coding standards, workflow, or tool standards 
  • Pair program with junior and senior members of the team 
  • Incorporate customer feedback to ensure you are producing technical solutions that meet their needs


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Required Qualifications


  • 2 or more years of experience in application development 
  • 2 or more years of experience in roles that required strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills 
  • 2 or more years of experience in roles that required strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • 2 or more years of experience in computer programming with at least one of the following: Kotlin, Java 
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Computer Science or Technology related discipline 

Preferred Qualifications


  • Native Android development 
  • Experience with RESTful web services, JSON 
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Experience with TDD 
  • Experience with other languages, such as: Ruby, python, html 
  • Experience with continuous integration and build systems 


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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