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Embedded Software Team Lead

Location Chillicothe, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000099168

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.


As an Embedded Software Team Lead with the Energy & Transportation Power Systems team, you will engage in the design, development, and deployment of Caterpillar Electronic Systems and Controls supporting the Oil & Gas and Electric Power Generation industries.  Areas of responsibility include contribution to strategy and architecture design, and implementation of software and control strategies. This position requires technical knowledge of electronic systems, software development, and control strategies. Experience in developing Real Time OS based and/or Linux based embedded software is of particular interest.

Job Duties

Design, optimization, and implementation of software strategies using C and/or Matlab Simulink

Develop software architecture and guide decisions to assure success in meeting system requirements

Lead software process for efficient and effective team development delivering quality software per plan

Work with development team and program leads to integrate software into platform

Unit test and verify software strategies in bench and lab environments

Provide technical support and guidance to younger engineers

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering or Computer Science curriculum

7 years work experience with C/C++ and/or model-based programming in an embedded control environment

Top Candidates will also have

Experience developing software for RTOS based embedded systems

Emphasis on initiative and strong technical insight

Experience using version control tools, such as Git

Experience/ familiarity with Genset applications

Demonstrated clear commitment to quality and customer satisfaction

Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills

Strong analytical skills

Desire to work in a fast paced, team environment

Additional Information

The location for this position is Mossville, IL

Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position. There are no global relocation or packages offered for this role

This position may require less than 10% travel

Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance.  We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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