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SAP ABAP Programmer

Date: Jan 4, 2023

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

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 identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: SAP ABAP Programmer - 89426
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


Visa sponsorship NOT is available for this position. 

Your Responsibilities

As an SAP ABAP Programmer on the Manufacturing Operations Sales and Distribution team, you will deliver technical solutions that support our factories and marketing branches globally. In addition, you will: 

  • Work as an active member of an Agile delivery team  
  • Participate in discussions with the product team to develop technical solutions to satisfy business requirements  
  • Contribute to technical analysis and design of solutions to improve quality and performance  
  • Work with other members of the team to perform code pairing and code reviews to ensure high quality code and product delivery 
  • Provide support on a variety of protocol/components within the product technology stack (SAP, Middleware/PI, Java, etc.) 
  • Contribute in DevOps-related tasks, activities, and initiatives 


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of understanding of computer technology, methodology, and full life-cycle development
  • 1-2+ years experience of SAP ABAP programming 
  • 2 or more years of foundational technical aptitude related to applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints in order to understand and resolve technical impediments
  • 1 or more years of proven experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience/knowledge of software test automation
  • Proven experience working in a team environment within minimal supervision; team-oriented
  • Eager to develop both his/her own skills and those of others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 2 or more years' experience in the design, development, testing and integration of software solutions in SAP ABAP
  • 2 or more years of varied database experience
  • 2 or more software development and or configuration experience
  • Functional knowledge in one or many SAP modules and/or products: SD, PP, MM, LES, PM, QM, FICO, GTS, SRM 


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

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field

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


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.


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 extend 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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