At Caterpillar, you are part of a work
family that builds what matters! Come, play a pivotal role in building the next
generation digital solutions that power worksites across the world.
Cat Digital has an exciting opportunity
for a talented and motivated Lead Software Engineer in Chicago. As the Lead Software
Engineer, you will spearhead the design, development and deployment of
Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art condition monitoring product. You will build and be part of a fast moving
global team that will develop a best-in-class product for Caterpillar dealers
worldwide, to lower cost of service, and improve customer support.
JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities of the incumbents are across functional
lines with individuals assigned in new program development and/or maintenance
of existing mobile, WEB, Cloud, server, personal computer, mainframe, and/or
distributed computing systems.
Competent to perform all
programming, project management, and development assignments without close
supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work.
as team leader for development and support groups; provides programming
and application/technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to other
directly on complex application/technical problem identification and
resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls.
independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be
used by one or more applications or systems.
application development focused around delivering business valuable
and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and
direction as needed
high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good
practices and habits
and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team
the team to develop a structured application/interface code, new program
documentation, operations documentation and user guides in a casual,
with end users and internal customers to help direct development,
debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity,
interoperability, and completeness
development of new functionality and applications on cross-functional
Agile project teams
integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of components that
requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.
The position manages the completion
of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others. Based on past experiences and knowledge, the
incumbent normally works independently with minimal management input and review
of end results.
requires a four year degree from an accredited college or university.
- 8 plus
Software Engineering experience
- 3 plus years
of experience architecting customer facing applications using front-end
frameworks, libraries ( React / Angular / Polymer / Vue) and design
- At least 1
year of experience developing cloud native applications (AWS/Azure)
Top Candidates will also have:
understanding of front-end state management libraries (redux)
understanding of Application Architecture Design Patterns (MVC / MVM /
with working with Cloud Technology (e.g. Azure, AWS, etc)
understanding of Graphql (Apollo) and RESTful apis.
- Ability to
work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete
end-to-end user experiences that meet our needs and vision.
technical tools and framework experience encompassing a Full Stack
of BDD / TDD practices for solution delivery
experience using scaled Agile Framework to develop Customer Facing
- Expertise on
DevOps – Continuous Integration / Delivery (Azure DevOps)
mentoring skills to assist delivery teams in being successful.
- Experienced in
Performance and Security instrumentation and measurement of Applications.
web app development experience
- Full Stack
Technologies (Front End – HTML 5, CSS, and Web Components, Back End –
Java, NodeJS, .NET)