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Data Engineer

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2019

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Job Description



Caterpillar is investing in our digital future, and we’re looking for talented and motivated DevOps Engineer 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:

  • Build infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data source
  • Design, develop, and maintain performant and scalable applications
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability
  • Perform debugging, troubleshooting, modifications and unit testing of integration solutions
  • Operationalize the developed jobs and processes and processes.
  • Create solutions and methods to monitor systems and solutions
  • Automate code testing and pipelines
  • Engage directly with business partners to participate in design and development of data integration/transformation solutions per functional requirements.
  • Work in a scaled Agile environment accountable to deliver results in sprints.
  • Engage and actively seek industry perspectives through external engagements such as hackathons, peer groups, etc.
  • Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.


Required Skills

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Engineering related field
  • 3+ years software development experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, Javascript, C++, Scala, etc.
  • Understanding of data structures, algorithms, profiling & optimization.
  • Understanding of SQL, ETL design, and data modeling techniques
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment that delivers results and has fun

Desired Skills

  • AWS Certified Developer & Cloud Practitione
  • Experience managing continuous integrations systems (Jenkins, etc.)
  • Strong background working with revision control systems (Git, etc.).
  • Experience with automated build automation tools (Maven, etc.).
  • Advanced level of experience with object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms.
  • Passion for acquiring, analyzing, and transforming data to generate insights.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment that delivers results and has fun.
  • Strong analytical ability, judgment and problem analysis techniques.
  • Working knowledge of Agile Software development methodology.
  • Solid understanding of concepts of cloud computing.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills to collaborate cross functionally and enhance scalability.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a cross functional team.
  • Knowledge of enterprise data sources and uses
  • Strong working relationships with data owners/stewards
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Experience with API managers: Apigee, Azure, Catana, etc

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Job Info

Oct 14, 2019


United States