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Data Engineer

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Location: Geneva 6, Geneva, Switzerland
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2019

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Job Description


The Global Aftermarket Services Division (GASD) is responsible for driving significant aftermarket sales and services growth for Caterpillar’s Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Energy & Transportation.  Data is generated continuously from multiple touchpoints and collected in hundreds of data sources across the company.  The Global Aftermarket Data Analytics team is responsible for preparing and transforming aftermarket data used to drive actionable insights for Caterpillar’s customers and dealers.  The focus on granularity and transparency has resulted in a data-driven culture across various teams globally.

As a Data Engineer, you will join a team of passionate people in a complex data environment, working on meeting the need for complete, accurate, timely and secure aftermarket data. You'll support the needs of user teams across Caterpillar’s Global Aftermarket Services Division while being an expert on data architecture, quality and operations to deliver and maintain data that help us better understand our business and customers. You'll turn data into a craft and a discipline that returns increasing value at Caterpillar.

By joining the Aftermarket Data Analytics team, your contributions will drive the next generation of decision making and action taking in Global Aftermarket Solutions at Caterpillar.  You will make a difference by:

  • Driving our Data strategy

  • Achieving Data integrity, security & accessibility targets

  • Transforming our data processes

  • Advising users & analysts



  • Collaborate with a multi-regional team to solve complex problems by using a wide variety of cutting-edge technology

  • Build ETL pipelines to populate a unified data warehouse that serves the Aftermarket

  • Combine data from multiple different sources into complete data sets that are useful to the Aftermarket

  • Develop a strong functional knowledge of the business context of our data

  • Support the Global Aftermarket Services Division users with technical issues, performance and design enhancements, and general questions about our data


Basic Qualifications:

  • Previous role as a data engineer, IT Engineer, IT analyst, software developer, or data analyst

  • 2+ years of previous database & SQL experience

  • 2+ years of experience working with ETL pipelines

  • 1+ years of Python programming experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business Analytics, or related fields

  • 2+ years software development experience with object-oriented programming languages, preferably Python

  • Knowledge of version control systems: Git, Azure Devops, Bitbucket

  • Knowledge of AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, S3, RDS, Glue

  • Knowledge of data pipeline management tools: Airflow, Luigi, Tidal

  • Knowledge of data blending tools: Alteryx, Matillion, Attunity

  • Previous experience with the Snowflake database management system

  • Previous Windows or Linux server administration experience

  • Previous experience working with open source software projects

  • Experience gathering business requirements and converting them into technical deliverables

  • Experience authoring technical process documentation

  • Demonstrated analytical ability, judgment, and problem analysis techniques

  • Experience working with the Agile project management methodology

  • Great verbal and written communication skills to collaborate cross functionally

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Dec 5, 2019