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Principal Full Stack Engineer, Java / Angular

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Peoria
Posted on: March 17, 2023

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Big machines require big thinking. Are you looking for your next big challenge?
Cat - Digital is the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., leveraging the latest technologies to build industry leading digital solutions for our customers and dealers. With over one million connected assets worldwide, our teams use data, technology, advanced analytics, telematics and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better world.
Working with a Fortune 100 leader, you can build your career on a global scale and take advantage of development opportunities with emerging technologies. We've created an inclusive environment for you to explore your passions, make an impact and do the work that really matters. Join Us.
Join the Cat Digital Application team to build software solutions that integration common services across our application portfolio and other enterprise systems used by Caterpillar customers and dealers. The integration of applications with various Digital Platform capabilities that are built on the latest technologies by adopting industry's best architecture patterns, security best practices etc. are critical for application's success and its adoption.
As a Principal Software Engineer you will lead all stages of software development including refining product vision, gathering requirements, project planning, software system design, coding, testing, release, deployment, and support.

  • Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work.

  • Lead role in complex projects spanning across multiple system components

  • Work in all phases of product creation process including creating technical requirements, project planning, identifying dependencies, system architecture and development.

  • Investigation and root cause analysis of software and system defects.

  • Focus on productivity, quality and competitiveness of major technology initiatives.

  • Apply knowledge and skills to solve most complex engineering problems.

  • Organize and drive configuration management activities of the development process

  • 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

  • Mentor and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and direction as needed

  • Maintains high standards of software quality by establishing good practices and habits

  • Identifies and encourage areas for growth and improvement

  • Communicate with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness

  • Performs integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university.

    • Demonstrated experience leading software engineering projects.

    • 12+ years (or at least 10 years with master's degree) of overall full-stack experience.

    • 8+ years or more of developing customer facing applications using front-end frameworks, libraries ( Angular - preferred / React) and design patterns.

    • 8+ years of Java (preferred), Node.js, Scala or Python, Spring Boot and RESTful API development (preferably Microservices)

    • 8 years or more of experience coding HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript and Web components

    • 4+ years for solid Cloud production experience (preferably AWS) or a higher-level Cloud training certification (e.g., AWS Solution Architect Associate)

      Top Candidates will also have:

      • Proven experience in many of the following,

      • Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale.

      • Advanced understanding of Angular 9+, JavaScript, and TypeScript

      • Strong proficiency with developing responsive, single-page web applications using HTML / CSS

      • Developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases.

      • Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.

      • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.

      • Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure DevOps etc.

      • Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure.

      • Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)

      • Experience in leading DevOps practices for a large program.

      • Hands-on experience with Application (web and mobile) Security implementation along with adoption of industry best practices.

      • Good understanding and implementation experience of OAuth 2.0 and integration experience with federated Identity

      • Deploying Security implementation experience as part of DevOps process.

      • Strong understanding and/or experience in many of the following,

      • Batch or stream processing systems such as Apache Spark, Flink, Akka, Storm

      • Message brokers such as Kafka, Rabbitmq, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache ActiveMQ, Kinesis.

      • Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs

      • Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway

      • Hands one 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 MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle.

      • Debugging and maintaining software in Linux or Unix platforms.

      • Must demonstrate solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms.

      • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints

      • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment

      • Demonstrated leadership on small to medium-scale projects impacting strategic priorities

      • Excellent communication and presentational skills

      • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or Electrical engineering or related field

        This position has the option to be based out of either our Chicago, IL; Peoria, IL or Dallas, TX offices with flexibility for partial work from your home.
        Visa sponsorship available for eligible applicants.
        Summary Pay Range:
        $136,488.00 - $221,136.00
        Compensation and benefits offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, job level, market location, job-related knowledge, skills, individual performance and experience. Please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Caterpillar.
        Annual incentive bonus plan*
        Medical, dental, and vision coverage
        Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)
        401k savings plan
        Health savings account (HSA)
        Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
        Disability benefits
        Life Insurance
        Parental leave
        Healthy Lifestyle Programs
        Employee Assistance Programs
        Voluntary Benefits and Employee Discounts
        Tuition Reimbursement
        Career Development
        *Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines .
        EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
        There's more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.
        Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee's contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we've built.

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