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Digital

Software Engineer, Platform

Location Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000142754

Career Area:

Digital

Job Description:

As a Software Engineer, you will contribute to design, development and deployment of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art digital data platform hosted on AWS.

JOB DUTIES:

As a Software Engineer you will be is responsible for designing and developing backend RESTful API web services using Microservices architecture. The responsibilities include the following:

  • Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work.
  • Works directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution
  • 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
  • Mentors and assists 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
  • Guides the team to develop structured application/interface code, new program documentation, operations documentation and user guides in a casual, flexible environment
  • Communicates with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness
  • Performs integration testing and customer acceptance testing of components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.
  • Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.

Basic qualifications:

  • Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 5+ years or more of software development experience or 5+ years of experience with a Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 3+ years of Java 8 or higher and RESTful API development

Top candidates will also have:

  • Proven experience in many of the following:
    • Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale.
    • Developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases.
    • Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
    • Deploying software using CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins, Azure DevOps, GoCD, etc.
    • Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds, such as AWS or Azure.
    • Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
  • Strong understanding and/or experience in many of the following:
    • Message streaming solutions, such as AWS Kinesis, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, Apache ActiveMQ
    • Experience designing well-defined Spring Boot Restful APIs
    • Hands on experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible
    • Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development.
    • Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines.
    • Datastores such as AWS Aurora, PostgreSQL, AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Redis, MySQL, Oracle
    • Other AWS technologies, such as API Gateway, ALB, NLB, Fargate, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, IAM, CloudFormation, etc
    • Debugging and maintaining software in Linux or Unix platforms.
  • Must demonstrate solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals, such as data structures and algorithms.
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated leadership on small to medium-scale projects impacting strategic priorities

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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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