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We are looking for a full-time, in-house developer to design and build new features while looking for innovative ways to differentiate our solution to better compete in the marketplace and drive incremental value for Caterpillar. 



This is a great opportunity for you to expand your knowledge, grow your skills and join the digital transformation at Caterpillar!  



The position is for an eCommerce Web Developer with the Cat Digital division. The role designs & develops new features & functionalities and mentors junior developers to ensure coding standards and quality are met.  This role will have an opportunity to work with business & product owners to better understand requirements and collaborate closely other developers to create cross-platform experience using APIs as needed.  As part of ongoing maintenance and site reliability, this role will also troubleshoot and analyze complex problems related to performance, availability & site reliability of a highly available, mission critical, global solution  to ensure service level commitments are met. This individual must be proactive, highly organized, detail-oriented, and an effective communicator (written and verbally).


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

This position reports to an IT Manager, as do other staff jobs in application and technical systems and programming sections. Responsibilities are within functional lines with individuals assisting in new program development and/or maintenance of existing mobile, WEB, Cloud, server, and/or distributed computing systems. 

1. Competent to perform all programming, development, integration and system administration assignments without close supervision. 

2. Designs, codes, tests, and debugs programs of high complexity for Caterpillar's eCommerce applications within Cat Digital.

3. Configuration or customization of purchased software solutions with high complexity. 

4. Provides project management, programming, systems, and/or system administration leadership, guidance, and assistance to other team members. 

5. Works on more complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls. 

6. Works independently on complex processes and modules that may be used by one or more programs, systems or in support of infrastructure component change management. 

7. Develops major system modules, programs or infrastructure released based on requirements gathered from system customers. 

8. Performs integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of system components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results 

9. Fully knowledgeable of programming languages appropriate to the platform supported (IBM WebSphere Commerce), program design and specification development, programming logic, logic diagrams, system analysis techniques, testing, debugging, documentation standards, file design, storage and internal systems; 

10. Performs integration tasks for in-house developed systems and/or purchased hardware and software solutions. 

11. Assists customers with documentation, training and usability efforts.


Required Qualifications:


Basic Qualifications:


  • Four year degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3+ years professional experience in object oriented (JAVA or .NET) software development


Top Candidates will also have:

  • 3+ years of developing on IBM WebSphere Commerce
  • Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Deep expertise and hands on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and API's
  • Experience with WebSphere Application and/or IBM Commerce
  • Deep functional knowledge or hands on design experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc ..) is needed to be successful in this position
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications
  • Knowledge of Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Experience with other eCommerce solutions (Hybris, ATG, etc.)


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Amazon Web ServicesFrameworks
    • AWS ElasticSearchFrameworks
    • AWS Code PipelineFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
    • ApigeeFrameworks
    • FlinkFrameworks
    • AkkaFrameworks
    • Amazon ECSFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • RDSDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM


In the heart of Chicago's lively West Loop area, we have easy access to public transport, great bars and restaurants, and an awesome office roof deck.

What are Cat Digital Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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