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Software Engineer

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265-8098

Company: John Deere

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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 - 67938

Your Position:

As a Software Engineer for the John Deere Parts Organization, located in Milan, IL, you will be responsible for designing and implementing technical solutions which could include coding and system configuration for complex products supporting Planning and Procurement business processes. You will have primary responsibility for supporting SAP core processes focused on Materials Management module and PTC Order Plan functionality. In addition, you will:


  • Lead/assist with the translation of business requirements into detailed user stories for procurement processes utilizing SAP and other technical platforms
  • Develop, configure, and support other SAP modules including Financial Accounting, Logistics Execution, Quality Management, and others
  • Lead, participate, and support major upgrades
  • Test deliverables against user story acceptance criteria
  • Work closely with other team members to ensure that features meet business needs
  • Work collaboratively with infrastructure, security, and other partners
  • Follow industry-standard Agile software design methodology for development and documentation based off intentional architecture principles and API-led methodology
  • Mentor more junior engineers on the team in specific software packages such as SAP, PTC, etc.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business and other engineers to achieve solutions providing business value
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices

Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • 2 or more years of experience in the design, development, testing and integration of high complex software solutions in Java web development with Sprint and Restful APIs leveraging change management
  • 4 or more years of understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints 
  • 1 or more years of proven experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • 1 or more years of working understanding of full-stack design patterns and designing loosely coupled architectures

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Capable of collaborating with multiple business stakeholders to provide information technology solution
  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Proven experience as working in a team environment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent 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. 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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