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Cat Digital uses digital technologies to help Caterpillar Inc. customers build a better, more sustainable world.
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2025 Cat Digital Early Career Software Engineering Opportunities

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Employer Provided Salary: 79,800-119,760 Annually
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Career Area:
Business Technologies, Digital and Data
Job Description:
Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.
When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do - but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here - we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.
Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.
When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do - but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here - we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.
Cat Digital is the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., leveraging the latest technologies to build industry leading digital solutions for our customers and dealers. With over 1.5 million connected assets worldwide, our teams use data, technology, advanced analytics, telematics, and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better, more sustainable world.
About the Role
As a Software Engineering professional, you will contribute to the design, development, and deployment of Caterpillar's state-of-the-art digital platform. Software Engineers manage the completion of their own work assignments and coordinate work with others.
This position will build a world class platform to host a wide range of digital applications. Responsibilities are across functional lines with individuals assigned in new program development and/or maintenance of existing mobile, WEB, Cloud, server, personal computer, mainframe, and/or distributed computing systems.
What You Will Do
You'll join a team with diverse project responsibilities and have valuable networking opportunities with all levels of Caterpillar employees. In addition, all individuals hired into a early career role in Cat Digital will participate in L.E.A.D (learn, engage, adapt, develop), which is a 12 month onboarding program. Through this program, you will gain networking opportunities, Caterpillar, Cat Digital and technical acumen. Software engineering roles are primarily in the verticals below:
Applications Engineering - early career team members will be immersed in designing rapidly developing, consistent customer-centric, premium digital experiences. This includes product development, mobile and service applications, eCommerce and digital marketing, etc.
Digital Platform - early career team members will work to help simplify enterprise digital infrastructure; accelerate application development, ensuring greater data availability, quality and security.
What You Have - Skills and Experiences
Examples of skills and technologies that previous hires have utilized include:

  • Designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining software at scale utilizing Java, Python, React, etc.
  • Developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases
  • Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
  • Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Devops etc.
  • Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure
  • Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
  • Designing well-defined Restful APIs along with writing API proxies on platforms such as AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway
  • Testing with Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines
  • Datastores such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle


Degree Requirements
Currently attending or recently graduated from a 4-year accredited university/college with a bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Human Interaction Design, or related degree
Top candidates will also have

  • Candidates must currently be participating or have participated in a Caterpillar student program
  • Minimum cumulative GPA requirement 3.0/ 4.0 (no rounding)
  • Expected graduation date between April 2024 through June 2025
  • Demonstrated experience using skills and technologies listed above
  • Previous demonstrated leadership experience
  • Previous technical work experience demonstrating technical aptitude
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment


Additional Information
Locations for this position are typically Chicago and Peoria Illinois. Limited opportunities in Dallas, Texas
Basic relocation may be available, dependent on relocation qualifications
Wage and Employee benefit details
Base salary for this role ranges from $79,800 - $119,760. Actual salary will be based on degree, completed degree level and prior internship experience at Caterpillar. The total rewards package, beyond base salary includes:

  • Annual incentive bonus plan (subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines)
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. accident, identity theft protection, etc.)


Relocation is available for this position.Visa sponsorship available for eligible applicants.
Posting Dates:
July 8, 2024 - July 19, 2024
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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What are Caterpillar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Caterpillar Inc. participates in local volunteer activities such as the Chase Corporate Challenge
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Recreational clubs
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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