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Information Technology Professional – College Graduate

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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 29, 2020

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For nearly 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We don't just build great products, we pair them with the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems and anticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of Smart Iron. A legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar its competitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplish great things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief in Indonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring results through superior service and innovation.


We have excellent opportunities for college hires in Information Technology.  The Information Technology team is all about developing the next generation of IT professionals. Caterpillar has opportunities within IT in many different areas.  Below are some details of the positions within the organization.

Application Support& Development - In Application Development, you will be assigned to a team developing and supporting IT applications that are used globally by internal and external process partners. Our applications are both purchased and in-house developed, within a complex environment integrated across the functional areas of our company.

IT Security - Here you will test and monitor information security controls, analyze IT security incidents, and manage security system updates, software installations, user management, malware, and threat intelligence.

Cloud Technologies- Caterpillar is aggressively pursuing public cloud computing with multiple cloud-based platforms.  Jobs in this space include cloud platform as a service application development, cloud solution architecture, cloud security operations, cloud solution engineering, and the delivery of global public cloud capabilities.

End User Services- This role will help implement the technical solution for our customer. Being able to understand the customers needs and relaying that information to the technical team is very critical to insuring our customers are 100% satisfied.

Unified Communications and Collaboration - As an analyst on the team, you will work in a fast paced, dynamic environment supporting a broad set of communication technologies, including enterprise telephony, call manager, contact center, provisioning tools, gateways, voice mail, and call recording.


Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re really contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment.


Caterpillar couldn’t be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their best work. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company is committed to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, so does Caterpillar.


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.



Required Qualifications:

*Currently attending a 4-year accredited university/college or have completed a minimum Bachelor’s degree in an IT degree related program or sequence

*Minimum cumulative GPA requirement 2.8 (no rounding)

*Graduation date between May 2019 through May 2020



Desired Qualifications:

*Proficiency in any of the computer software applications or programming languages or technologies

Examples include:  Java, JavaScript, SQL, Db2, .NET, C, C++, C#, User Experience, HTML, AWS and Azure

*Leadership experience

*Previous internship in Information Technology

*Strong communication, teamwork, analytical, and interpersonal skills

*Strong problem solving and customer service skills

*Strong ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed

*Ability to work independently and manage time as well as being a collaborative team member

*Able to manage own duties including setting priorities

*Familiar with company policies and procedures



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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Feb 29, 2020


United States