When 4 of the top US cities to Work in Tech are home to (or near) Deere locations (Cedar Rapids, IA, Davenport, IA, Des Moines, IA, and Raleigh, NC).
And they all have current opportunities. Check them out here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMFUd
Deere makes the Forbes inaugural list of Best Employers by State — based on employee rankings, and we couldn’t be prouder. Our employees make us who we are.
✅ North Dakota
“Deere aims to solve world hunger, improve educational opportunities, especially for at-risk young people, and invest in worthwhile causes in its home communities.”
The Quad City Times sat down with Mara Downing, Vice President of Global Brand and Communications, to learn more about corporate social responsibility and why it’s not only good for the communities Deere serves, but good for business.
“It is very important to ensure that modern technologies such as precision agriculture are not only available to big farms. Smallholder farmers can also benefit from precision agriculture by starting with simple solutions.” - Jehiel Oliver, CEO, Hello Tractor.
“Farmers don’t farm alone.” Connections to everyone and everything that make the farm run are critical to the farm operation. Deere is helping farmers meet the needs of their farms through the resources they choose, with the confidence of secure data. See the article for a full case study from AgGateway Corporation, along with an interview with Randy Kasparbauer, John Deere Software Engineering Manager.
Not all teachers teach in a classroom. In 2018, our employees donated nearly 13,000 hours to teaching youth at FIRST, a nonprofit advancing #STEM education. The experiences have inspired us – and we’re grateful to recognize all employee volunteers on #NationalTeachersDay.
Meet Software Engineer and one of our many employee mentors, Michael Hodson, in his inspiring story below.
Deere has 16 dealer technician programs in the U.S. The program offers students a two-year degree, a paid internship and a guaranteed job after graduation
“During harvesting and planting, (farmers are) able to get a guaranteed, top-qualified technician (who can) deliver a quality service job to our John Deere machinery," said Curt Brown, tech program manager.
To learn more about the program visit us here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMPIt
As we think about making ag equipment easier, smarter, and more precise, what does that look like?
- Sensors throughout the tractor and the implement
- Communications technology
- Real time data
As Lane Arthur, Director of Digital Strategy pointed out at the IoT Fuse Conference in Minneapolis today, "In the John Deere world, the letter T in IoT stands for tractor."
"This is a very large IoT device, of course, not ones you'd typically think about, but it's exciting the kinds of things we can do and the types and amount of data we can collect on these machines."
See how Deere is taking farming forward: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMPda
Meet Taranis, an AI-powered agriculture intelligence platform and part of Deere's startup collaborator. It uses sophisticated computer vision, data science and deep learning algorithms to enable farmers to make informed decisions. And according to Forbes contributor, Lana Bandoim, they're helping change agriculture as we know it. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMPPZ
Ever wonder what it takes to build the iconic John Deere tractor?
Recently, we invited the Des Moines Register to join us for one of our Gold Key tours — an exclusive, behind-the-scenes factory experience for our customers. Here’s a few pics they captured along the way.