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Software Engineer

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, US, 50322

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Software Engineer - 86751 

Onsite/Remote: Remote Position 

Your Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer in Intelligent Solutions Group  (ISG) located in Urbandale, IA, you will….

  • Write clean, well-tested code to ingest, store, retrieve, and transform large-scale geospatial data for research and model development.
  • Build and support production-oriented data pipelines and APIs that are efficient and reliable with robust monitoring.
  • Develop the next generation of data products that enable secure, performant, cost effective access to data for research and model development.
  • Collaborate closely with data scientists and engineers to identify and build needed infrastructure, tools, and libraries to support machine learning algorithms.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1-3 years previous professional software engineering experience. 
  • Strong coding skills in Python/Java/C++/C#/Ruby.
  • Experience with unit testing, infrastructure-as-code, automation, monitoring, and a DevOps mindset.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar cloud services such as Azure or GCP.
  • A solid foundation in computer science, particularly with algorithm development.
  • Strong analytic skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • An ability to inform and influence others through your effective communication skills.
  • Sense of ownership, curiosity, and ability to make strong individual contributions in a fast paced, collaborative team environment.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Data Engineering experience.
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Scala, Databricks, or AWS Sagemaker.
  • Experience with geospatial, IoT, or high frequency unstructured data sets.
  • Experience with machine learning techniques or tools.
  • Experience working with Data Scientists and deploying and supporting data science models.


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

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Computer Science, or Technology related 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. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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