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Sr Data Scientist

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2020

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Job Description



Caterpillar uses quantitative techniques to solve problems. The Sr Data Scientist contributes to this mission by leveraging his or her quantitative analysis, data management, modeling and/or data visualization skills as an individual contributor to project teams tasked with solving business problems.



  • Create the data operations strategy and execute to drive consistency and improvements in our data assets
  • Identify and merge data sources to provide a safe source for reporting
  • Perform data related tasks which could include data analysis, data quality, operational metadata management, monitoring and technical troubleshooting of data issues. 
  • Lead communication across internal teams and technology partners to constantly monitor, collect, review, and roadmap data operations, and related technology solutions.
  • Collaborate with other divisions to define objectives and develop approaches to solving challenges
  • Ensure compliance with IT requirements and standards, including controls, audits, disaster recovery, etc. 
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies, and tools that may impact Digital MGPP


Basic Requirements:
  • A 4-year degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
  • 7 years or more of experience in data management, IT operations, or business analysis

Top candidates will also have:

  • Experience with AWS services, Cloud ELT/ETL, SQL, and data warehousing (Snowflake, Redshift, Teradata) 
  • Experience with visualization tools (Kibana, Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Deep understanding of key data domains and subject areas (Invoice, Equipment, Customer, Parts Orders)
  • Experience with solution integration or solution architecture practices
  • Understanding of IT operations, ITSM/ITIL, data governance, metadata management, data quality
  • Familiar with project management methodologies
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex technical ideas, regardless of the technical capacity of the audience
  • Knowledge of Caterpillar policies, procedures and products

Additional Information:

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - including  minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Nov 7, 2020


United States