Moline, Illinois

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - Moline

Function: Information Technology

Title: Infrastructure Engineer - z/OS IBM Mainframe Security - 74499

Your Responsibilities

As an Infrastructure Engineer, z/OS IBM Mainframe Security for John Deere at our World Headquarters in Moline, IL (\_Moline) , you will provide systems programming support for mainframe-based Security Infrastructure. You will also identify, analyze, select and apply appropriate new information technology infrastructure components within a diverse environment as required to support strategic business plans and processes.

+ Apply information analysis to resolve infrastructure and security problems of medium complexity and medium in risk

+ Perform root cause analysis which includes detailed analysis to assist in the effective remediation of the problem

+ Manage elements of the current infrastructure to ensure high availability and optimal performance in an integrated environment

+ Participate in or lead work to apply technology to meet specific business needs, work on more difficult tasks, and on occasion provide work direction for others and is a backup for other leaders and technical resources

This position is open to sponsorship

What Skills You Need

+ Experience in a Mainframe security, mainframe systems administration, or operations role (2+ years).

+ Knowledge of configuration and maintenance of zOS Mainframe Security software, services and synchronization via RACF, Blockade, RRSF, Vanguard products. (2+ years)

+ Practical knowledge and implementation experience with SSL Certificates (2+ years)

+ Effective communications skills, written and verbal, necessary to convey technical information to someone with any degree of technical understanding (2+ years)

+ Experience working and delivering in an Agile/Scrum team environment (2+ years)

What Makes You Stand Out

+ Experience with z/OS operating system components, facilities and commands

+ Experience with OMC FLASH, JCL, TSO, ISPF and NETVIEW

+ Programming experience with IBM Assembler, SAS, CLIST, HTML, PHP, Perl, Python or other programming languages

+ Experience with JES3 facilities and commands


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

+ Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent discipline

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.

Moline, Illinois

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

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