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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Date: Sep 17, 2022

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, US, 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.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identify 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 Site Reliability Engineer
Onsite/Remote:Remote Position


Visa Sponsorship is Available!

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), located in Urbandale, IA, you will be responsible for the reliability, resiliency, and security of John Deere’s precision agriculture data platform.

  • Develops creative solutions for resiliency, reliability, and security for our applications and components.
  • Lead in the solution of complex problems and act as technical advisor for the product and SRE teams.
  • Evaluate and implement enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
  • Collaborate with other site reliability engineers and product team members to ensure that features meet business needs.

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years of experience in DevOps practices.
  • Experience with the JDLink, Terminals, and Equipment Manager ISG applications and infrastructure.
  • Proven experience in developing applications using AWS services (RDS, EC2, S3, SQS, EMR, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability with Drone, Jenkins, or CI/CD tools. 
  • 4 years of experience with Terraform or CloudFormation.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience in managing production Incidents with varying degrees of complexity and difficulty. 
  • Experience developing with Java, JavaScript or Python.


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

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science & Engineering

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

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 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 extend 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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