Software Engineer – SAP ABAP

at Tekwissen
Published July 4, 2023
Location Moline, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client is the brand name of Deere & Company, an American corporation that manufactures agricultural machinery, heavy equipment, forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.

Position : Software Engineer - SAP ABAP

Location : Moline IL 61265

Duration : 16 Months

Job Type : Contract

Work Type : Hybrid



  • Works on a product team and supports product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality for the complete product or products it supports.
  • This level designs complex/significant parts of a system/sub-system or works on a complete product of a broad scope and solves well-defined problems with little guidance.
  • May act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other engineers and support personnel; Recognized as an expert user of critical technology; develops new software functionality for product development.


  • Description of the major duties performed in this job.
  • Develops, codes, configures, and tests programs and systems.
  • Evaluates and implements enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
  • Analyzes assignments and determines software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives.
  • Executes necessary documentation, as directed, or needed.
  • Collaborates with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs.
  • Follows industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.
  • Mentors junior software engineers on the team.


  • Competencies, technical skills, formal education and relevant work experience critical for successful individual performance of essential functions.

Competencies and target level:

  • The leadership level of the job determines competencies in the client Competency Model. Resources can be found in the Talent Central Self Service Portal.

Technical Skills & Knowledge:

  • Specialized skills, knowledge and abilities needed to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication forms with emphasis on persuasive communication, tact and negotiation. (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Ability to analyze, translate, and define business requirements into technical solutions. (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and concepts for designs. (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)
  • Ability to manage many competing priorities/requests in a fast-paced environment (Performs more complex functions, understands principles, may teach others.)


  • Formal education or training required to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Includes degrees, certifications, licenses and/or registration requirements.
  • Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience. (University Degree (4 years or equivalent))
  • Degree in an Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience. (University Degree (4 years or equivalent))

Relevant work experiences:

  • Type and amount of experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • May include specific roles and/or an understanding of a particular function, organization, industry or product line.
  • Product design, test and/or analysis experience. (4 - 7 years)
  • Previous experience in programming/software development. (4 - 7 years)
  • Software development processes experience. (4 - 7 years)
  • Participating in Agile Development (4 - 7 years)
  • Experience working in an Agile Environment (4 - 7 years)

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience

  • 7+ years of ABAP development environment (Object Oriented ABAP) and SAP NetWeaver Gateway experience
  • Demonstrated working experience with BAPIs, BADIs, ALE, RFCs, IDOCS, Enhancements, SmartForms, Dynpro, ECC 6.0, and/or User exits (development functions) and technical change management tools
  • 3+ years of experience supporting solutions by answering general questions, resolving break/fix issues, and working on process enhancements
  • 1+ years of TDD, automated test script creation experience utilizing ABAP Unit, Worksoft, SAP ATC, Cypress, Puppeteer etc
  • 1+ years of experience with Agile/Scaled Agile methodology and full life-cycle development
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and define/document technical solutions
  • Interpersonal communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints knowledge

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant Work Experience

  • Experience in Order Fulfillment, Order Processing, SAP Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Vehicle Management System (VMS)
  • Experience with Java web development with Spring and RESTful APIs
  • 1 or more years of experience with DevOps principles and lean development such as Continuous Integration (e.g. GitHub) and Continuous Delivery (e.g. Jenkins, Active Control etc.)
  • Working understanding of design patterns and loosely coupled architectures
  • Experience configuring and implementing system execution/quality monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Grafana, Graylog, SAP Focused Run, SonarQube, nGeniusONE etc.
  • SAP UI5/Fiori experience
  • Understanding of SAP HANA database administration
  • Experience in SAP Cloud Platform
  • Experience with Public Cloud services in AWS and/or Microsoft Azure

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.