Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) – Chicago

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Job Description

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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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.


Primary Location:
 United States (US) – Illinois – Chicago
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) – Chicago – 93541
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position

This position is eligible for partial remote work at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities


As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) located in Chicago, IL, you will:


  • Build the solutions to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency for John Deere’s eCommerce platform
  • Provide sustainable incident response, blameless postmortems, and production improvements
  • Engage in all aspects of teams work of building out automation for John Deere’s Ecommerce applications to help improve reliability and supportability
  • Collaborate with other team members on technical practices and industry standards such as SOLID principles, 12 Factor App, adherence to Test Driven Development (TDD) and enabling CI/CD and DevSecOps practices across eCommerce domain teams


VISA Sponsorship is available for this position

What Skills You Need


  • 5 + years of experience with Java, Python, or NodeJS
  • 3 + years of experience with APIs, Databases, Infrastructure and Public Cloud
  • 2 + years of experience with Monitoring Tools (App dynamics, Kibana, Prometheus or NewRelic)
  • 2 + years of experience with CI/CD pipeline development using GitHub or Jenkins
  • 2 + years of experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD) or Test-Driven Infrastructure (TDI)
  • 2+ years of experience with Version Control
  • 1+ years of experience with provisioning and maintaining distributed systems using Kubernetes and Containerization

What Make You Stand Out


  • 2+ years of experience with Data Analytics or UX
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS
  • 1 + years of experience with Agile/Scrum
  • 1+ years of experience with Lean Service Management
  • AWS Certification(s)



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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related engineering degree

What You’ll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use


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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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company’s board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.


ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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