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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; Moline, IL or Des Moines, IA

Function: Data Science & Analytics

Title: Data Science & Analytics Development Program 2022b – 80171 


The Data Science & Analytics Development Program is a full-time, permanent position for new or recent graduates interested in working as a Data Scientist or Data Engineer. This provides an accelerated development experience during the first 3 years of employment in the company, through 3 one-year-long work assignments. Employees rotate across varied functional areas such as Financial Services, IT, Precision Agriculture, Customer & Product Support, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, etc.

What will you do? 

  • Build a network of contacts across 3 different areas of John Deere’s business
  • Gaining expertise using the latest analytics technology & tools
  • Integrate large and diverse data sets together
  • Learn and apply appropriate data science techniques to solve business problems 

Do you have what it takes?

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree in Data Science, Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related quantitative discipline
  • Desired cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Knowledge of applied statistical analysis, modeling techniques, and data visualization methods
  • Ability to demonstrate algorithm development and predictive modeling to solve problems 
  • Proficiency in programming languages SQL, R, Python, and/or SAS  


We have development program locations across the United States so you must be willing to relocate and travel domestically.  Work Statement: US Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 



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.