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John Deere Staff Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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: Staff Software Engineer- 85025

Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Staff Software Engineer for the John Deere Order Management Program Equipment team, you will be responsible for collaborating with and leading other engineers to architect, design, develop & implement the best technical solutions to complex business problems for the Equipment Product to ensure the solution design helps meet the operational, integration, cost, quality and performance goals of the overall solution.

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

  • 5 or moreyears of experience with Java web development with Spring and RESTful APIs

  • 3 or more years of experience in cloud infrastructure & development with platforms like AWS or Microsoft Azure

  • 5 or moreyears of varied database experience (e.g. SAP HANA and CDS views, AWS Document DB)

  • 2 or moreyears of experience with test-driven development utilizing tools like J-Unit, ABAP Unit, Jest, etc.

  • 2 or more years of experience with Agile/Scaled Agile methodology and full life-cycle development

  • 1 or more years of experience coaching and mentoring other developers on software engineering best practices

  • Experience configuring, implementing, and utilizing system execution/quality monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Grafana, Kibana, etc.

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to collaborate with colleagues from diverse cultural and technical backgrounds

  • Experience in the ABAP development and experience with SAP NetWeaver Gateway

  • Experience working with multiple integrated SAP ERP systems

  • Knowledge of John Deere dealers order fulfillment and inventory management processes

  • Experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (GitHub, Jenkins, Active Control, etc.)


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.