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Machine Data Analytics Intern

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Location: Champaign, IL, United States
Date Posted: May 28, 2019

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Job Description


Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotive.


Our products have evolved from simple mechanical workhorses to sophisticated, electronically controlled work-site solutions. This transformation, along with our smart factories and our integrated dealer network, has provided a wealth of Big Data that is mined and analyzed across various segments such as product development, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales and customer support.

Analytics Professionals are the data driven, business professionals using quantitative methods such as business simulations, data mining, and advanced statistical techniques to solve problems for internal business partners and external Caterpillar customers.


As a Machine Data Analytics Intern, you will be immersed in our business and introduced to our analytics tools and techniques, enabling you to provide data driven insights that drive daily business decisions.


In some cases, you will be involved in developing new analytics tool customized for Caterpillar applications. Typical problems include creating new ways of visualizing machine sensor-based data; connecting data back to the design and validation process through the use of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems; segmenting machine application profiles to better understand operator’s behavior; extracting key performance metrics from large numbers of machine running in real world applications; data quality investigation ensure accurate results.


Projects including:

  • Analytics of customer’s entire jobsite

  • Apply Machine Learning to time-series machine data sets

  • Exploring new IIoT devices and sensors

  • Supporting internal and external data visualization dashboards

This position combines a part-time internship during the school year with an opportunity for a full-time internship with a Caterpillar product group during summer 2019.


Please attach resume and a copy of unofficial transcripts to your application.


Basic Qualifications

  • Applicants must have completed or be pursuing an BS undergraduate, or MBA, MS or PhD degree in Actuarial Science, Applied Statistics, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Engineering (various), Computer Science, Computer Science + X, Economics, Informatics, Information Systems Management, Marketing Analytics, Mathematics, MBA with Technical Undergrad, Operations Research, Predictive Analytics, Quantitative & Computational Finance, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, or equivalent. 

  • Currently enrolled as a student at the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign

  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0/4.0 scale (no rounding)

  • Experience with Python, R, Tableau, MySQL, C++, C#, JavaScript or similar tools

Top Candidiates Will Also Have

  • Interested in pursuing a career in Data Mining, Simulation, and Optimization with a strong focus on machine design and validation

  • Demonstrated excellence in online computer coding challenges with Kaggle, TopCoder, Hacker Rank, etc

  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-Initiative

  • Effective communicator

  • Work well in team environment

Caterpillar is proud of the role we play in building the world's infrastructure. The work we do drives progress for millions of people around the globe.

All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.  

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Job Info

May 28, 2019


United States