Job Description :

Client :John Deere

Contract duration: 3 years( with possible extension)

location: Waterloo, Iowa

Specific Position Requirements

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).
• 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
• 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

Job Description:

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.
MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job.
* 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.
QUALIFICATIONS: Competencies, technical skills, formal education and relevant
work experience critical for successful individual performance of essential
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: Specialized skills, knowledge and abilities
needed to perform the essential functions of the job.
* 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.)
Education: Formal education or training required to perform the essential
functions of the job. Includes degrees, certifications, licenses and/or
registration requirements.
* 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: Type and amount of experience necessary to perform
the essential functions of the job. May include specific roles and/or an
understanding of a particular function, organization, industry or product line.
* 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)


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