Job Description :
Client - John Deere
Job Title - Software Engineer III 

Location - Waterloo, Iowa (50703)
Duration - 36 Months
Shift - 1st Shift
Note- Position is also for C2C (Only for USC/GCH, GC- EAD)
Specific Position Requirements:
Required Skills

• Experience with core front-end web technologies such as:
o JavaScript, TypeScript
o ReactJS, Redux
o SPA (Single Page Application) pattern

• Experience with back-end technologies such as:
o RESTful APIs
o Python, psycopg2
o AWS (Lambda, API Gateway)
• Familiarity with SQL databases: PostgreSQL and MS SQL Server
• Experience automating SAP transactions using VBA, Python, SAP Scripting
• Experience with developing Software programs via MS Access
• Familiarity with GIT version control
• Familiarity with Power BI
• Familiarity with Data Analytics and Machine Learning
• Ability to understand business needs and translate them into technical requirements

• Maintaining the old system (MS Access, VBA, SQL Server):
o Troubleshooting VBA code and SQL Server stored procedures
o Adding new functionality
• Converting the old system into a web-based application
• Developing new user-facing features using React.js, Redux, TypeScript
• Developing RESTful API using AWS Lambda, Python, psycopg2
• Developing Aurora PostgreSQL database
• Maintaining existing and creating new desktop applications to automate SAP transactions using Python, tkinter, SAP Scripting, SAP HANA
• Creating and Supporting Power BI reports
• Performing data analysis using SQL
• Maintaining existing and creating new Machine Learning scripts
• Performing other duties as assigned
Role Description
  • This role is for a great Full-Stack Web Application developer who is proficient with React.js and Python.
  • The role is responsible for maintaining an old desktop-based application (MS Access, VBA, SQL Server), and converting it into a scalable web-based application (React.js, AWS, Python).
1st shift position. Start time is flexible between 5 am and 8:30 am. Overtime is possible depending on workload.
Manager prefers candidates with at least 3 years of working experience with these products.
Interviews will be conducted via MS Teams.
The position will work onsite immediately.
Business casual dress code, will need metatarsal shoes for the first day.
May drive a John Deere owned Gator on the shop floor after completing training.
  • Works on a product team and supports product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality for the complete product or products it supports.
  • This level designs complex/significant parts of a system/sub-system or works on a complete product of a broad scope and solves well-defined problems with little guidance.
  • May act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other engineers and support personnel; Recognized as an expert user of critical technology; develops new software functionality for product development.
  • Develops, codes, configures, and tests programs and systems.
  • Evaluates and implements enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
  • Analyzes assignments and determines software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives.
  • Executes necessary documentation, as directed, or needed.
  • Collaborates with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs.
  •  Follows industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.
  •  Mentors junior software engineers on the team.

  • Competencies, technical skills, formal education and relevant work experience critical for successful individual performance of essential functions.
  • Competencies and target level: The leadership level of the job determines competencies in the John Deere Competency Model. Resources can be found in the Talent Central Self Service Portal.
Technical Skills & Knowledge:
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication forms with emphasis on persuasive communication, tact and negotiation. (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Ability to analyze, translate, and define business requirements into technical solutions. (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and concepts for designs. (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Ability to manage many competing priorities/requests in a fast-paced environment (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience.(University Degree (4 years or equivalent))
  • Degree in an Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience. (University Degree (4 years or equivalent))

Relevant work experiences: 
  • Product design, test and/or analysis experience. (4 - 7 years)
  • Previous experience in programming/software development. (4 - 7 years)
  • Software development processes experience. (4 - 7 years)
  • Participating in Agile Development (4 - 7 years)
  • Experience working in an Agile Environment (4 - 7 years)

Client : John Deere


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