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Software Developer



Software Engineering
mossville, il, usa
Posted on Tuesday, July 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.

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Job Summary:

Caterpillar’s Electronics division in Mossville, IL is seeking a Software Developer who will report to the Manager Engineering and will be primarily responsible for performing implementation, regular problem solving, maintenance and support for agile software development. As a member of the Engineering Data Acquisition & Analytics team, you will need to have a growth mindset, promote continuous improvement, and help build a defect-free culture. We have a fabulous team that does some of the most exciting work at Caterpillar, and we can’t wait for you to join the team!

What you will do:

  • Designing, modifying, developing, writing and implementing software programming applications for target system using agile methods.

  • Acquiring client requirements; resolving workflow problems through automation optimization.

  • Writing source codes for new applications, and/or generating and enhancing code samples for existing applications.

  • Utilizing automated testing tools to perform the testing and maintenance.

What Skills you will have:

Effective Communications: 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.
Level Working Knowledge:
• Delivers helpful feedback that focuses on behaviors without offending the recipient.
• Listens to feedback without defensiveness and uses it for own communication effectiveness.
• Makes oral presentations and writes reports needed for own work.
• Avoids technical jargon when inappropriate.
• Looks for and considers non-verbal cues from individuals and groups.

Software Development: Knowledge of software development tools and activities; ability to produce software products or systems in line with product requirements.
Level Extensive Experience:
• Conducts walkthroughs and monitors effectiveness and quality of the development activities.
• Elaborates on multiple-development toolkits for traditional and web-based software.
• Has participated in development of multiple or large software products.
Experienced developing with VB.NET and JavaScript

Experience using GIT and/or DevOps
• Estimates and monitors development costs based on functional and technical requirements.
• Provides consulting on both selection and utilization of developers' workbench tools.

Software Integration Engineering: Knowledge of software integration processes and functions; ability to design, develop and maintain interfaces and linkage to alternative platforms and software packages.
Level Working Knowledge:
• Has experience with designing data exchange interfaces to and from software product.
• Describes tools and techniques for extraction, transformation and loading of electronic data.

Experience with Rest API’s and the ability to write complex SQL queries.
• Cites examples of common linkage requirements for software products and vendors.
• Works with integrating software into the customer or partner framework and infrastructure.
• Participates in the development of technology interfaces and bridges.

Software Product Design/Architecture: Knowledge of software product design; ability to convert market requirements into the software product design.
Level Basic Understanding:
• Identifies basic design methods and design tools.
• Identifies major components of functional and technical design.
• Cites examples of good and bad designs.
• Describes tasks, activities, deliverables and key concerns of technical design.

Software Product Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of technical aspects of a software products; ability to design, configure and integrate technical aspects of software products.
Level Working Knowledge:
• Maintains and utilizes data related to install base configurations and environments.
• Solicits customer feedback; reports and monitors bugs and implementation issues.
• Participates in defining and conducting technical acceptance tests.
• Participates in creating technical requirements for software development and deployment.
• Explains basic environment and product configuration options.

Software Product Testing: Knowledge of software product testing; ability to design, plan, and execute testing strategies and tactics to ensure software product quality and adherence to stated requirements.
Level Working Knowledge:
• Participates in test readiness reviews, functional, volume, and load testing.
• Describes key features and aspects of a specific testing discipline or methodology.
• Tests software components for compliance with functional requirements and design specifications.
• Explains procedures for documenting test activities and results (e.g. errors, non-conformance, etc.)
• Conducts functional and performance testing on aspects of assigned products.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Experience with Entity Frame Work, jQuery, AJAX, Highcharts, Azure Active Directory, Azure Key Vault, OAuth 2.0, and/or Python

Additional Information:

The primary location for this position is Mossville, IL

Domestic relocation assistance is not available

This position may require 5% travel

Sponsorship is not available

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 wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides:

  • Competitive Base Salary

  • Annual incentive bonus plan*

  • 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)

*Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines.

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media


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:

July 9, 2024 - July 22, 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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