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John Deere Software Engineer - HR Technologies in Chicago, Illinois

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: Estados Unidos (US) - Illinois - Chicago

Function: Information Technology

Title: Software Engineer - HR Technologies - 68713

This position may be located in Moline, IL or Chicago, IL per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


John Deere is currently going through a Smart Industrial Redesign transformation. To support our journey, it takes a unique skill set. We recognize that may be available in the Chicagoland market. As a Success Factors Software Engineer with the John Deere Global IT Enterprise, you will operate within the IT HR Cloud Technology Agile team, and participate in all aspects of the team's work regarding software analysis, configuration, development, and testing.


  • Develop HR applications and system integrations

  • Configure and test SAP SuccessFactors modules such as Compensation and Employee Central

  • Participate in discussions with the Scrum and Product teams to develop technical solutions to satisfy business requirements related to HR Cloud Technology Configure and test SaaS systems including SAP SuccessFactors

  • Evaluate and implement solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications

  • Analyze assignments and determine software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives

  • 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

  • Utilize agile methods and apply to SaaS configuration technology

Required Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years understanding of applications development environment, database, data management, and infrastructure capabilities and constraints

  • 2 or more years 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

  • 1 or more years experience in an Agile/Scrum team environment

  • 1 or more years experience leveraging DevSecOps and lean development principles (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery)

  • 1 or more years understanding of full-stack design patterns and crafting loosely coupled architectures

  • 2 or more years experience working with Test Driven Development and Unit Test Frameworks

  • Experience with integration technologies (Java or Python, REST APIs, shell scripts, ETL tools)

  • Strong interpersonal communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

  • Willingness to initially work remote and travel up to 25% when the environment allows

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience implementing major software programs leveraging change management

  • Skilled in Azure or AWS Technology

  • Skilled in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, SAP SuccessFactors Compensation, or SAP Cloud Analytics.

  • Experience with SAP Cloud Integration

  • 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 (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) 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.