DevOps Cloud Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Moline, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

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 (US-IL) - Moline 
Function: Information Technology
Title: DevOps Cloud Engineer - 38789

Your Responsibilities

As a DevOps Cloud Engineer you will build and deliver a Cloud hosting platform to enable the deployment of the John Deere Data Lake to the Cloud to support the Enterprise Data & Analytics critical initiative. In addition, you will:

 

  • Provide expert input to business and IT for existing and future solutions in Deere's Cloud Platform technologies to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of the related John Deere and Cloud environments
  • Be responsible for small to large sized projects and provide coding, automation, task tracking, process execution and metrics for Cloud and other supported technologies
  • Provide technical solutions, expert guidance, and recommendations regarding critical processes and procedures, including best practices for cloud deployments
  • Maintain a strong collaborative relationship with business owners and application owners in support of delivery business solutions
  • Work closely with Delivery Architects and development Agile SCRUM teams to deliver new Cloud Data Lake Architecture to meet emerging application needs
  • Solve critical, complex technical issues in the cloud environment and resolve difficult information systems technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers
  • Build and deliver reusable foundational frameworks to implement infrastructure as code in the Cloud and drive adoption of the frameworks to enable the development SCRUM teams
  • Build and deliver the operational and management tools, frameworks and processes for the John Deere Data Lake hosting platform

 

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

 

What Skills You Need

 

  • 5 or more years of experience with application development 
  • 5 or more years of experience with Unix and/or Linux operating system platforms 
  • 3 or more years of experience with programming and scripting languages (Linux Shell Scripting, Java, Python) 
  • Experience with Agile development processes including: Extreme Programming (XP) practices, Test Driven Development and Test Automation 
  • Experience with Config Management (Ansible/Puppet) 
  • Experience with infrastructure design, infrastructure as code, automation, troubleshooting and root cause analysis 
  • Experience with complex middleware and network infrastructure 
  • Experience with communicating technical decisions and their rationales to our clients and development teams 
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% 

 

What Makes You Stand Out

 

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • 2 or more years of experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform technologies 
  • 2 or more years of demonstrated experience with developing and deploying cloud applications 
  • Strong Communication Skills 
  • Amazon Web Services Certifications 

 

Education (or equivalent work experience)

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

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline and/or equivalent work experience
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