Software Engineer, Enterprise Product Data Management

Company Name: John Deere

Location: Moline, IL, US - 61265


There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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  – Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer, Enterprise Product Data Management – 68052 

Your Responsibilities


As a Software Engineer on the Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM) team, for the John Deere Global IT Enterprise (Moline), you will get the opportunity to work on large-scale global applications. This position will be on the Lifecycle Management Product Team. In this position, you will be responsible for collaborating with other software engineers and analysts to drive application development and design of the EPDM strategy. In addition, you will:

  • Work as an active member of an Agile delivery team responsible for Planning
  • Participate in discussions with the product team, Engineering Manager, and extended EPDM product teams to identify innovative solutions to satisfy stakeholder requirements
  • Provide technical input on application development-related tasks, activities, and initiatives
  • Participate in a DevOps culture including supporting CI/CD, the development and maintenance of a robust and reliable build pipeline, and appropriate automated testing for product team functionality
  • Assume ownership of all the product functionality from concept to production support including identification and resolution of tech debt
  • Support PDM architecture initiatives including event driven architecture, data analytics, etc.
Proven Technical Skills and Experiences


  • 4 or more years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development with Sprint and Restful APIs leveraging change management (8+ years across multiple of these)
  • 4 or more years of understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • 2 or more years of proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • 1 or more years of deep experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • 1 or more years of working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures
  • 2 or more years of experience working with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks


VISA Sponsorship IS available for this position.

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies


  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solution
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Proven experience as working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach and mentor junior developers and perform code reviews
  • Appetite for continuous learning and willingness/dedication to develop deep technical skills needed to further develop, transform, and modernize SAP-based products, processes, and solutions
What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with the implementation of loosely coupled architectures
  • Understanding of the current SAP and / or Windchill technology stack
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS or Azure)
Education (or equivalent work experience)


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


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field


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.