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Lead Software Engineer - Front End

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 12, 2020

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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.

  • Acts as team leader for development and support groups; provides programming and application/technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to other team members.
  • 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
  • Mentor and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and direction as needed
  • 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
  • Guide the team to develop a structured application/interface code, new program documentation, operations documentation and user guides in a casual, flexible environment
  • Communicate with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness
  • Lead development of new functionality and applications on cross-functional Agile project teams
  • Performs 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.




Basic Qualifications:  

  • Position 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 patterns.
  • At least 1 year of experience developing cloud native applications (AWS/Azure)


Top Candidates will also have:

  • Deep understanding of front-end state management libraries (redux)
  • Deep understanding of Application Architecture Design Patterns (MVC / MVM / MVVM)
  • Experience with working with Cloud Technology (e.g. Azure, AWS, etc)
  • Deep 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.
  • Extensive technical tools and framework experience encompassing a Full Stack Developer role.
  • Implementation of BDD / TDD practices for solution delivery
  • Demonstrated experience using scaled Agile Framework to develop Customer Facing Solutions.
  • Expertise on DevOps – Continuous Integration / Delivery (Azure DevOps)
  • Strong mentoring skills to assist delivery teams in being successful.
  • Experienced in Performance and Security instrumentation and measurement of Applications.
  • Progressive web app development experience
  • Full Stack Technologies (Front End – HTML 5, CSS, and Web Components, Back End – Java, NodeJS, .NET)

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Feb 12, 2020


United States