Caterpillar Senior Websphere Portal Java Developer in Peoria, Illinois

To apply expertise in computer application development and technical knowledge for the purpose of solving customer business problems and assisting customers in achieving business strategies.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

This position reports to an IT Supervisor, Senior IT Supervisor or IT Manager, as do other staff jobs in application systems and technical infrastructure sections. Responsibilities of the incumbents are across functional lines with individuals assigned in new program development and/or maintenance of existing mobile, WEB, Cloud, server, personal computer, mainframe, and/or distributed computing systems.

1.,Develops concepts and alternative solutions for one or more major system within an I/S division or business unit based on operational issues, customer needs, customer impact and/or industry trends.

2.,Develops "Business Case Analysis" to justify customer investments in project development and/or system support efforts; includes marketing the system solution and its benefits to prospective customers.

3.,Works with customer/operations management to develop plans to minimize the impact of system or procedure changes.

4.,Provides assistance to one or more I/S application development groups to define concepts and high level project plans; plans are documented, monitored and progress is reported to management.

5.,Maintains close liaison with customers to assure business needs and perception of value are met.

6.,Introduces new technologies and develops departmental standard practices for the execution of business processes across functional organizations.

7.,Provides project leadership, expert advice, and counsel to IT personnel, management, and project teams on the most complex aspects of applications programming and development methods as well as for purchased system solutions that will be integrated with other systems (internally developed and/or purchased).

8.,Typically serves as a team member on one or more 6 Sigma projects.

The position manages the completion of its own work assignments and coordinates work with others. Based on past experiences and knowledge, the incumbent normally works independently with minimal management input and review of end results.

Typical customers include Caterpillar customers, dealers, other external companies who purchase services offered by Caterpillar as well as internal business unit and/or service center groups. The position is challenged to quickly and correctly identify problems that may not be obvious. The incumbent solves problems by determining the best course of action, within departmental guidelines, from many existing solutions. The incumbent sets priorities and establishes a work plan in order to complete broadly defined assignments and achieve desired results. The position participates in brainstorming sessions focused on developing new approaches to meeting quality goals in the measure(s) stated.

Basic Requirements: *

**Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related STEM Field 

  • 8 years of IT development and support experience 

  • 8 years working with one of the following: Java, JavaScript, JSP, JQuery, HTML, SQL, SOA, WebServices, Spring, OR Hibernate 

  • 5 years experience with Java development tools (For example - RAD, Eclipse, etc) 


Top candidate will also have: *

**Experience with data analysis and integration 

**Agile Programming Development Methodology 

**IBM Websphere Portal Application 


**Oracle Database 

**XML and JSON 

**Understanding of Firewall, Network and Storage 

**Understanding of Security protocols and authentication methods 

**Database design 

**Introscope or Dynatrace Monitoring 

**Demonstrate strong leadership 

**Good Interpersonal skills 

**Ability to communicate effectively 

**Strong leadership skills 

**Good knowledge of Caterpillar policies and procedures, and a general understanding of Caterpillar’s organization

Job: *Information Analytics

Title: Senior Websphere Portal Java Developer

Location: Illinois-Peoria

Requisition ID: 170007PS