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Software Engineer

Date: Aug 3, 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: Software Engineer 
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position

 Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Your Responsibilities


As a Software Engineer for the John Deere Order Management Program – Incentives team in Chicago, IL or Moline, IL, you will be responsible for collaborating with other engineers to design, develop, implement, and support the best technical solutions to complex business problems. You will work for the Incentives Product to ensure the solutions help meet the operational, integration, cost, quality, and performance goals. In addition, you will...

  • Work as an active member on the Equipment Agile development team
  • Engage in all aspects of the software delivery cycle (including the design, build, test, deploy, and support of high quality front-end and back-end applications)
  • Support a culture of software craftsmanship best practices including Test Automation, Continuous Integration/Deployment, and technical debt management
  • Carry out technical pairing with embedded team members

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 and Distribution), and Vehicle Management System (VMS) (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
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach and mentor junior developers

What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience with development and configuration of Vistex Solution in SAP
  • 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 Computer Science or Technology related area

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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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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