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SAP ABAP Software Engineer

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60607

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Chicago  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: SAP ABAP Software Engineer - 82687 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 


Visa sponsorship is available for this position. 



Your Responsibilities

As an SAP ABAP Software Engineer for the John Deere Order Management Program Order team, you will be responsible for collaborating with other engineers to develop and support new and existing functionality in the Order Product. You will have opportunities that go well beyond the traditional design, development, testing, and delivering of new features but also now includes exposure to automated test frameworks, CI/CD, code scanning, pairing, and fully peer-reviewed code

  • Serve as the Order Product functional and technical lead
  • Evaluate, design and implement solutions to improve product cost, quality, and performance
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to gather requirements, develop work breakdowns and identify independently deployable pieces of value for delivery
  • Coach and mentor other team members in support their individual development plans


Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 4 or more years of SAP solution delivery experience including ABAP Object oriented development for large scale implementations with specific focus in Sales & Distribution, Vehicle Management System (VMS), Supply Chain, Materials Management including experiences in configuration
  • 4 or more years of ABAP development environment and SAP NetWeaver Gateway experience
  • 2 or more years of experience with full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures
  • 2 or more years of experience with TDD and acceptance test-driven development utilizing ABAP Unit, J-Unit, Cucumber, Worksoft Certify, Cypress, Puppeteer, Etc.
  • 2 or more years of varied DB experience (e.g. DBS, SQL Server, MongoDB, Hibernate, NoSQL, MySql, DB2, SAP Hana)
  • 2 or more years of work experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively coach and mentor junior developers

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Jenkins, Active Control etc.)
  • Experience with Java web development with Spring and RESTful APIs
  • Full stack experience including front end development skills in React framework
  • Experience in cloud development with platforms like AWS or Azure
  • Experience configuring and implementing system execution/quality monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Grafana, Graylog, SAP Focused Run, SonarQube, nGeniusONE etc.
  • Knowledge of John Deere dealers Ordering tools and processes
  • Experience in Channel and/or Order Fulfillment IT Systems including but not limited to SAP Sales and Distribution


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

  • Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science/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. 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. 


An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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