John Deere Year Round Internship – Cyber Security and Cloud Positions – Ames, Iowa

John Deere Year Round Internship – Cyber Security and Cloud Positions – Ames, Iowa

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: Vereinigte Staaten (US) – Iowa (US-IA) – Ames
Function: Information Technology
Title: John Deere Year Round Internship – Cyber Security and Cloud Positions – Ames, Iowa – 51623

Your Responsibilities

John Deere has an office at the Ames ISU Research Park, with year-round Intern positions available for three teams, hiring in February 2019.

Your Responsibilities

  • Cybersecurity Cloud Security Team – Create, implement, and manage security controls and processes in our cloud environments.
  • Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management Team – Find, investigate, and remediate vulnerabilities across the enterprise.
  • Software Engineering – Financial Services Cloud and Integration Team – Design, create and implement innovative AWS cloud and API components which accelerate the adoption of the cloud at John Deere Financial.
  • 10 – 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • Extended hours available – 35 – 40 hours/week during the summer semesters and school breaks
  • Early access to subsequent Deere summer internships if desired

What it Takes –

  • Ideally, you will be pursuing a degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security/Information Assurance, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems.
  • Exposure to programming languages; node.js, python or java, or scripting like Perl.
  • Some knowledge of security vulnerabilities and ethical hacking.
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly learn new technologies
  • Strong Analytical, communication and intrapersonal skills.
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at Iowa State University
  • Must be able to commute to the Ames work location (on the bus route)
  • Graduation date of May 2020 or later
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

A strong candidate will also have:

  • Participation in ISU Cyber Defense Competitions or other competitions
  • Background in networking, infrastructure, general cloud exposure, and experience with security concepts.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines 

Job Segment: Cloud, Engineer, Intern, Information Systems, Database, Technology, Engineering, Entry Level

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Posted on

January 15, 2019