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Software Engineer

Date: Jul 22, 2021

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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Software Engineer - 71076 


As an SAP ABAP Developer at John Deere, you will work on a product team and support product design, configuration, development, testing, deployment, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of SAP solutions in the area of Product Data Management.

Major duties performed in this role 

  • Develop, code, configure, and test programs and systems.
  • Collaborate with other functional teams and adopt best practices to ensure the solution design helps meet the operational, integration, cost, quality and performance goals of the solution
  • Execute necessary documentation, as directed, or needed.
  • Analyze assignments and determine software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives
  • Resolve technical integration and performance issues
  • Collaborate with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs.
  • Follow industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.
  • Review technical deliverables from other software engineers and assess impact on global systems

Proven Technical Skills and Experience

  • 5 or more years of experience SAP ABAP programming/software development, including debugging techniques and performance tuning
  • Experience with DevOps principles and Agile development, such as Continuous Integration (e.g. GitHub) and Continuous Delivery (e.g. Jenkins, Active Control etc.)
  • Experience supporting solutions, resolving break/fix issues, and working on process enhancements
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and define/document technical solutions

Preferred qualifications and experience

  • Experience with CDS views, FIORI, UI5, Gateway and S/4 usage
  • Experience with Windchill PDMLink
  • Experience SAP cProjects
  • Experience working with Cloud Services (Azure or AWS)

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in IT-related 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. 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.



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