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Staff Software Engineer

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Chicago, 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  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Staff Software Engineer
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position

 Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.  



Your Responsibilities

As a Staff Software Engineer for Global HR Technology, World Headquarters located in Chicago, IL or Moline,IL you will….

  • Lead discussions with the development team, engineering manager, and extended functional teams to develop technical solutions to satisfy business requirements
  • Provide Technical leadership, coaching, and mentoring to team members within the product space
  • Mentor junior software engineers and junior software analysts on the team
  • Utilize your technical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, configure, and test our applications that enable John Deere to attract top technical talent

What Skills You Need

  • Demonstrated experience utilizing Agile development methodologies including Test-Driven Development and Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Demonstrated experience with build and test pipeline automation, Cloud technologies, and DevOps methodologies
  • 6+ years of experience in Python or Java
  • 4+ years of experience in Node.js and React
  • 1+ years of experience utilizing AWS or Azure
  • 2+ years of experience mentoring others in a programming language

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 1+ years of experience with SAP Cloud Platform Integration
  • Demonstrated experience creating an API integration strategy
  • Working knowledge of one or more SAP SuccessFactors modules


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, MIS, or equivalent work experience

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.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and 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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