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John Deere Senior Software Engineer in Milan, Illinois

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) - Illinois - Milan

Function: Information Technology

Title: Senior Software Engineer - 71292

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer at John Deere, you will work on a product team and leads product design by providing technical leadership; in addition to planning, coordinating, coding and testing - to deliver functionality of a complicated nature on the complete product or products it supports. This role designs significantly more complex parts of a system independently. In addition, you will;

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to others within the technical discipline

  • Be recognized as a technical advisor in the solution of complex problems; develop creative functionality and provide solutions to complex problems by identifying and organizing necessary resources

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • Proven experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Integration, Interfaces, and APIs, or Java web development, or Mainframe development integrating to external solutions leveraging change management (8+ years across multiple of these)

  • Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints (8+ years)

  • Proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment (7+ years)

  • Proven deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (7+ years)

  • Deep experience in cloud development with platforms like AWS or Azure (4+ years)

  • Working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures (4+ years)

  • Proven experience delivering interfaces and APIs using SAP PI/PO (Process Integration/Process Orchestration), MuleSoft, MQSeries, or similar (3+ years)

  • Working understanding of Interface and API Design patterns (3+ years)

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solutions

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Proven experience as a work lead providing technical coaching and mentoring to others

  • Proven strong leadership skill and experience, influence effectively, ability to resolve impediments in a timely manner

  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application

  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or Engineering

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.