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SR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER

| South Suburbs

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB PURPOSE:

Come join a world class organization and play a key role in its digital transformation. Caterpillar is looking for talented and motivated software engineers to build a world class platform to host a wide range of applications.

 

Software Engineer contributes to design, development and deployment of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art digital platform.

 

JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities of the incumbents 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.

 

 

1.  Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work.

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

3.  Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.

4.   Drives application development focused around delivering business valuable features

5.  Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits

6.  Identifies and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team

7.  Communicate with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness

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

 

The position manages the completion of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others.  Based on past experiences and knowledge, the incumbent normally works independently with minimal management input and review of end results.

 

Typical customers include Caterpillar customers, dealers, other external companies who purchase services offered by Caterpillar as well as internal business unit and/or service center groups.  The position is challenged to quickly and correctly identify problems that may not be obvious. The incumbent solves problems by determining the best course of action, within departmental guidelines, from many existing solutions. The incumbent sets priorities and establishes a work plan in order to complete broadly defined assignments and achieve desired results. The position participates in brainstorming sessions focused on developing new approaches to meeting quality goals in the measure(s) stated.

 

Qualifications

 

 
Basic qualifications:
  • Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five plus years of experience in designing and developing software applications in Java or Scala OR at least three years of experience in Java or Scala with master’s degree.

 Top candidates will also have:

·     Proven experience in some of the following:

o   Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale.

o   Developing software applications using relational and Nosql databases.

o   Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.

o   Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Devops etc.

o   Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure.

o   Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)

·     Strong understanding and/or experience in some of the following,

o   Batch or stream processing systems such as Apache Spark, Flink, Akka, Storm

o   Message brokers such as Kafka, Rabbitmq, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache ActiveMQ, Kinesis.

o   Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs

o   Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway

o   Hands one experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible

o   Test driven development and behavior driven development.

o   Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.

o   Datastores such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle.

·    Must demonstrate solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms.

·   Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints

·   Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment

·   Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or Electrical engineering or related field is required

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    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
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    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
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    • Amazon Web ServicesFrameworks
    • AWS ElasticSearchFrameworks
    • AWS Code PipelineFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
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    • FlinkFrameworks
    • AkkaFrameworks
    • Amazon ECSFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • RDSDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

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.

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Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
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)
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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