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Jobs in Automation, Robotics and Technology

Autonomous, semi-autonomous and remote control equipment: At Caterpillar, that’s not just the future. It’s the here and now. Join our team and see your work come to life on real projects that shape our world today. Help us advance our current technology and move into spaces that don’t even exist yet. Check out our autonomous engineering jobs.

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Why Join the Caterpillar Autonomy & Automation Team?

The technology solutions you design here really matter. Caterpillar customers use our products and services to enrich lives, power businesses and support communities. Your work is all about helping them build a better, more sustainable world.

IN THE DIRT IN LESS TIME

When you dedicate hours of effort to an idea, you want to see it come to fruition. Our concept-to-market timeline is two to three years, with many of our concepts in the dirt within 6-18 months.

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REMOTE SINCE 1968

Our first remote-controlled machines didn't hit the market last year — or even last decade. It was half a century ago that we found a way to implement remote control to allow for safer operation.

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URBAN TECH HUBS

Build your career at offices located in urban tech hubs – including San Francisco, Pittsburgh, and Peoria; Montreal, Canada; Bangalore and Chennai, India; and Brisbane and Perth, Australia; and Wuxi, China.

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FORTUNE 100 + FUN

Competitive pay and benefits. Career growth. Groups that connect employees with shared life experiences and interests. A chance to do work that matters. You'll find all that and more at Caterpillar.

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Questions & Answers From Our Experts

How Does the Company Support Your Growth?

“I’ve been with Caterpillar for 20 years now, and I’ve been lucky to work on teams that have different focuses. I’ve worked on everything from engineering applications to the latest and greatest digital technology applications.” 

– Rakshan, Digital Product Manager

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WHAT TYPE OF PROJECTS DO YOU WORK ON?

“Deep learning algorithms, popularized in the past five years, allow us to scan huge volumes of data from Caterpillar's fleet of connected engines and machines for unusual patterns. We're now able to make sophisticated predictions that wouldn’t have been possible 20 years ago.” 

– Dan, Analytics Director

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WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST CHALLENGING?

“It’s amazing to be able to work in an architectural framework where we can negotiate between speed to market and a solid application — software that is well-built, well-designed, well-tested. I find this negotiation both challenging and exhilarating.” 

– MacGregor, Lead Software Engineer

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HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE CULTURE?

“Whether we’re working virtually or in-person, we are always looking for ways to have fun and grow as a team. Dinners, coffee chats, ax throwing, chess club and virtual happy hours are just a few of the activities we do to make work more fun and connect with colleagues around the world.” 

– Madison, Recruiter

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Help Us Build On Three Decades of Innovation

We're best known for our iron, but we've been a leader in innovative technology for more than 30 years, too. Our 525+ autonomous vehicles at work on three continents have traveled in excess of 159 million kilometers. That gives us 2.5X more experience in autonomous operations than any car manufacturer. See where we’ve been — and where you can help us go in the future.

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Opportunities You Won't Want To Miss

Interested in helping Caterpillar meet customer needs by designing the next generation of autonomous technology solutions? Check out opportunities for skillsets including engineers, software development, perception, planning, positioning, analytics, and quality.

JOB POSTING: AUTONOMY ENGINEER

Engineers with at least 1+ year of experience in one or more of the skills listed

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JOB POSTING: SENIOR AUTONOMY ENGINEER

Engineers with at least 2+ years of experience in one or more of the skills listed

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JOB POSTING: SENIOR AUTONOMY ENGINEER SPECIALIST

Engineers with at least 5+ years of experience in one or more of the skills listed

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WANT TO SEE ALL OPEN POSITIONS?

We’re constantly mining for the best talent, so we can keep breaking new ground in autonomy, robotics and technology.

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