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SAP Senior Software Engineer - Chicago or Milan, IL (Hybrid Eligible)

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Milan, Illinois, US, 61264

Company: John Deere

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  - Milan  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: SAP Senior Software Engineer - Chicago or Milan, IL (Hybrid Eligible) - 96709
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position



This position may be located in Milan, IL or Chicago, IL per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


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

Your Responsibilities


As an SAP Senior Software Engineer supporting the John Deere Parts Warehouse Modernization Product Team, you will be responsible for supporting product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality for the complete product or products it supports.


  • Designs complex/significant parts of a system/sub-system or works on a complete product of a broad scope and solves well-defined problems with little guidance.
  • May act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other engineers and support personnel
  • Recognized as an expert user of critical technology; develops new software functionality for product development.
  • Develops, codes, configures, and tests programs and systems.
  • Evaluates and implements enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
  • Analyzes assignments and determines software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives.
  • Executes necessary documentation, as directed, or needed.
  • Collaborates with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs.
  • Follows industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.
  • Mentors junior software engineers on the team.


VISA Sponsorship is available for this position


What Skills You Need


  • 4+ years of work experience with SAP Extended Warehouse Management 
  • 4+ years of work experience with SAP S/4HANA (Configuring, Developing, Documenting, and Maintaining functions for Extended Warehouse Management)
  • 4+ years of work experience with SAP LE-Deliveries (Inbound and Outbound Processing, Stock Management, Bin Management, Picking Waves and Strategies, Shipments, Handling Units, Staging, Loading, Warehouse Cockpit, RF Framework and Cross Docking Integration and Execution)
  • 4+ years of work experience with SAP Core ABAP RICEF, PPF, ABAP Unit Classes, UI5/Fiori, Screen Personas, ABAP ON HANA,
  • 4+ years of work experience with Zebra printing using Smart forms, Adobe forms, ALE/IDOC, CIF, qRFC, Proxies, NW Gateway, SAP PI/PO and SOAP Web services
  • 4+ years of work experience with DevOps 
  • 1+ years of work experience with Smart Business or Embedded Analytics Warehouse and KPI Dashboards
  • 1+ years of work experience with Configurations for EWM Integrations and Yard Management

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 4+ years of work experience with Warehouse Implementations (Data Migration, Cutover, Testing, and Training)
  • 2+ years of work experience with Agile/Scrum 
  • 1+ years of work experience with Design Thinking Exercises for SAP EWM Solutions
  • 1+ years of work experience with Testing Tools (Tricentis or Worksoft)
  • 1+ years of work experience with Configurations for EWM (Labor Management, Cartonization and 3rd Party Carrier Integrations)
  • SAP Certifications (EWM 9.0 and above and S/4 EWM)



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


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or Engineering.

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.



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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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