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College Hire - Data Scientist - Open to December 2019 Graduates

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: May 28, 2020

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Caterpillar's legacy of industry leadership dates back to 1925. We have a global footprint with product in more than 180 countries. Caterpillar is a Fortune 50 company that makes up the most diverse product line in the industry with more than 300 products. We work in industries that provide long-term economic value: commodities (mining, oil and gas); infrastructure (heavy construction, rail, paving, quarry and aggregate); and building construction (residential, commercial, standby power, industrial engines and forestry).


At Caterpillar you will have global exposure and opportunities, deep employee and leadership development resources and a compelling career path to make it possible to have the flexibility and excitement of a diverse career without needing to "start over" at a new company. Even while building deep expertise in one function, our employees can experience different career opportunities by moving between our many business units, locations and product lines throughout their career.


  • Conduct data analytics project using R and data visualization tools (Tableau or Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite)
  • Assist staff data analyst with constructing Extract-Transform-Load transformations to connect data from ship installations to the BI reporting data mart
  • Assist in the development and management of relational databases
  • Assist staff reliability engineers with research into systems engineering analysis of shipboard systems to develop value-based case studies for customers

January 2020 Start Dates

If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.


Basic Qualifications;
  • Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Computer Science, mathematics, statistics, systems engineering, or other equivalent technical field
  • Applicant must be able to work up to 40 hours per week
  • Applicant must be able to work on site at the Peoria, Illinois location
  • 3.0 GPA or higher 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently with some supervision
  • Expertise in Business Intelligence reporting, Tableau and/or Pentaho Business Intelligence Suite preferred
  • Experience with JDBC databases
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience R
  • Experience with ETL processes
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at
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May 28, 2020


United States