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Data Scientist II



Data Science
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

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.

Data Scientist II

We have an exciting opportunity open within Caterpillar as a Data Scientist for the Earthmoving Division, a multi-billion-dollar division. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of the team that develops analytical tools to help provide valuable financial and operational insights to Senior Leadership.

What You Will Do:

  • Directing the data gathering, data mining, and data processing processes in huge volume; creating appropriate data models

  • Leading to define requirements and scope of data analyses, presenting and reporting business insights to management using data visualization technologies.

  • Complete projects by utilizing knowledge of statistical approaches, data management techniques, and/or related digital technologies.

  • Interact with customers directly to understand the business problem and create technical requirements, as well as develop and deploy solution.

  • Create and deliver best practice recommendations, tutorials, and presentations adapted to technical, business, and executive stakeholder(s)

What You Have:

  • Business Statistics: Knowledge of the statistical tools, processes, and practices to describe business results in measurable scales; ability to use statistical tools and processes to assist in making business decisions.

  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

  • Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.

  • Programming Languages: Knowledge of basic concepts and capabilities of programming; ability to use tools, techniques, and platforms to write and modify programming languages.

  • Query and Database Access Tools: Knowledge of data management systems; ability to use, support and access facilities for searching, extracting, and formatting data for further use.

  • Requirements Analysis: Knowledge of tools methods, and techniques of requirement analysis; ability to elicit, analyze and record required business functionality and non-functionality requirements to ensure the success of a system or software development project.

Top Candidates Will Have:

  • A four-year degree (Bachelors) from an accredited college or university or equivalent professional experience.

  • Professional experience in data analytics or data science role

  • Intermediate understanding of SQL concepts and professional experience with database management (SQL Server, Snowflake, PostgreSQL, etc.)

  • Prior experience in designing and developing software applications in an Object-Oriented Programming language such as Python or Java

  • Experience with data visualization tooling (Power BI, Tableau, etc.)

  • Basic understanding of CI/CD, version control, and Git / GitHub best practices

Additional Info:

  • The primary location for this position is Peoria, IL.

  • Domestic relocation is available.

  • Must be able to work 3 days ONSITE.

  • Travel up to 15%.


What You Will Get:

  • Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

  • Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus. Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays.

  • All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

About Caterpillar -

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly one hundred years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Relocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

June 8, 2024 - June 21, 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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