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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Aug 19, 2019
Caterpillar is investing in our digital future, and we’re looking for talented and motivated Senior Software Engineers to build a world class platform to host a wide range of applications.
Our iconic products have evolved from mechanical work horses to highly sophisticated, and electronically-controlled worksite solutions. This transformation, along with our smart factories and our integrated dealer network, has a wealth of data ready to be leveraged by our customers and our dealers. We’re generating innovative solutions from millions of data points and hundreds of thousands of IoT connected assets.
JOB DUTIES: As a Senior Software Engineer you will contribute to design, development and deployment of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art digital platform.
Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work.
Works directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls.
Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems.
Drives application development focused around delivering business valuable features
Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
Identifies and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team
Communicate with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness
Performs integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.
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.
Proven experience in some of the following:
Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale.
Developing software applications using relational and Nosql databases.
Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Devops etc.
Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure.
Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
Strong understanding and/or experience in some of the following,
Batch or stream processing systems such as Apache Spark, Flink, Akka, Storm
Message brokers such as Kafka, Rabbitmq, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache ActiveMQ, Kinesis.
Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs
Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway
Hands one experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible
Test driven development and behavior driven development.
Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.
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