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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

IT Project Lead



East Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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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.

What does it mean to live the Caterpillar Experience?

It means you play a part in building a better world. You contribute to a winning culture—a spirit of accountability—that has driven change on every continent for more than 90 years. To work with us is a commitment to improve sustainability, invent for the digital age and innovate in order to bring solutions to millions of people. Sure, you work for Caterpillar. But more importantly, you work for the good of your career, your family, your community, and your world.

Job Summary:

Caterpillar IT GCIO SD&D has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master to lead future Parts Pricing Modernization project. As Senior project manager, you will work directly with business and application teams to define project charters and to design, develop, and implement as defined by the charter. You will provide guidance and ensure that future tool will meet customer expectations. You will also ensure the team meets its goals on time and within budget as well as managing integrations across multiple systems. We are looking for a candidate with experience as a project manager or scrum master and who also has strong experience in Software engineering. This role also requires collaboration with various partners such as product owners, business partners, IT Architects, and development teams.

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborates with our business partners and product owners to define project charters and to gather business requirements. You will also create, prioritize, and drive changes in relation to the product road map.
  • Identifies, documents, and reports design, business requirements. Gathers and consolidates feedback from customers and business users.
  • Coordinates with IT Architects and development teams to communicate business requirements and to track development.
  • Plan and lead all Agile methodology events and provide regular feedback to product owners and stakeholders.
  • Answers product owners, stakeholders and downstream application support questions; provides guidance and support for product integration and infrastructure issues.
  • Anticipate complex business problems or process optimization opportunities, identify alternatives, and recommend the best solutions working closely with global functional teams and Enterprise Architecture.
  • Ensure resource allocations across the program are optimized.
  • Adapt to diverse business climates.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, or 5+ years of relevant experience
  • At least 5+ years of IT experience
  • Strong project management skills and team leadership skills
  • Deep knowledge in both waterfall and agile project management methodologies and the tools that support them

Top candidates will have proven experience in the following:

  • Current or prior experience deploying large solutions with major business transformation focus.
  • Good Effective Communications skills: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Good Software Development skills: Knowledge of software development tools and activities; ability to produce software products or systems in line with product requirements.
  • Experience with designing or developing software applications for cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Equivalent.
  • Utilizing CI/CD tools such as Azure DevOps
  • Experience with databases such as Snowflake, MySQL, IBM DB2, …
  • Agile Scrum Master certification

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 an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Additional Info:

The primary location for this position is Peoria, IL.

Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

This position may require 10% travel.

Sponsorship is not available.

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 100 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.

Posting Dates:

July 1, 2024 - July 15, 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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