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Embedded Software Senior Engineer

Location Chillicothe, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000132284

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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.


Come work on the next generation of display software for Caterpillar machines. Our display team is developing the User Interface and Data Access framework that machine operators will be using for years to come.

You will help design, develop, configure, and test our high-quality display software on our small team, focusing on iterative development and fast delivery of features utilizing up-to-date technologies and practices like Agile, C++, HTML5, and emergent design. Join us and be a part of this exciting team!

Job Duties

Design and implement display software features that meet Machine and Engine customer requirements

Implement and run automated and manual tests to ensure high quality and sufficient test coverage

Continually improve the software through refactoring to allow easier implementation of current and future display software features

Participate in team planning through activities such as story estimation and story commitment

Basic Qualifications


4+ years of C++, JavaScript, Java, Swift, or C# programming languages

Experience using Design Patterns in software development

Experience with Linux development and bash scripting

Experience with CAN, J1939 and other data link protocols

Top Candidates will also have

Desire to work in an Agile team environment

Passion for writing maintainable and understandable code

Experience with Refactoring

Embedded software experience

Experience with GIT configuration management tool

Experience with large-scale web frameworks like Angular or React.js

Additional Information

The location for this position is Mossville, IL

United States domestic relocation is available for this position.

10% travel is required for this role

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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Relocation is available for this position.Visa sponsorship available for eligible applicants.

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

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