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Career Area

Business Technologies, Digital and Data

Job Description

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.


  • Independently executing data gathering, data mining, and data processing processes; creating appropriate data models and visualizations to support business decisions.
  • Leading requirements definition and scope of data analyses; presenting and reporting possible business insights to management using data visualization technologies.
  • Conducting research on data model optimization and algorithms to improve effectiveness and accuracy on data analyses.

Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Level: Extensive Experience

  • Evaluates and makes contributions to best practices.
  • Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy.
  • Productively balances speed and accuracy.
  • Employs techniques for motivating personnel to meet or exceed accuracy goals.
  • Implements a variety of cross-checking approaches and mechanisms.
  • Demonstrates expertise in quality assurance tools, techniques, and standards.

Data Visualization: Knowledge of Data Visualization environments such as PowerBI and/or Tableau

Level: Intermediate Experience

  • Able to independently create and test intuitive reports that effectively communicate accurate, business-relevant information.
  • Designs and executes data models leveraging Snowflake, Sharepoint, and other sources, insuring timely data and rapid refresh times for users.
  • Possesses the desire and ability to continue to expand knowledge and capabilities at pace with a rapidly evolving field.

Query and Database Access Tools: Knowledge of data management systems such as Snowflake and Oracle; ability to use, support and access facilities for searching, extracting and formatting data for further use.

Level: Working Knowledge

  • Defines, creates and tests simple queries by using associated command language in a specific environment.
  • Applies appropriate query tools used to connect to the data warehouse.
  • Obtains and analyzes query access path information and query results.
  • Employs tested query statements to retrieve, insert, update and delete information.
  • Works with advanced features and functions including sorting, filtering and making simple calculations.

Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.

Level: Working Knowledge

  • Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue and determining its significance.
  • Makes a systematic comparison of two or more alternative solutions.
  • Uses flow charts, Pareto charts, fish diagrams, etc. to disclose meaningful data patterns.
  • Identifies the major forces, events and people impacting and impacted by the situation at hand.
  • Uses logic and intuition to make inferences about the meaning of the data and arrive at conclusions.

Programming Languages: Knowledge of basic concepts and capabilities of programming; ability to use tools, techniques and platforms in order to write and modify programming languages (SAS and Python).

Level: Working Knowledge

  • Participates in the implementation and support of specialized programming languages.
  • Conducts basic reviews on writing a specific programming language within a specific platform.
  • Follows an organization's standards, policies and guidelines for structured programming specifications.
  • Diagnoses and reports minor or routine programming language problems.

Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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