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Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Houston, TX

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Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.


As the ICS HMi software engineer, you will be responsible for developing UI/UX display software for the Energy and Transportation applications. In this job role, you will develop multiple complex Human Machine Interface (HMi) applications (eg diesel & gas engines, complex site solutions and other applications) interacting with clients and customers on a global team. You will solve complex and challenging user interface issues, integrate with multiple datalink protocols (CDL, J1939, modbus and CDA) and support the team to achieve superior quality using BIQ lean principals.

Job Duties

Design intuitive UI/UX applications for Energy and Transportation segments

Develop library widgets for reuse across the software platform

Enhance onboard Core HMi studio configuration tool features enabling dealers to custom the application to the customers’ requirements

Support E&T projects which improve critical business growth beyond core projects, that drive financial results and project plans

Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units

Participate in design review, deep dives and GWs for NPI and CPI projects

Collaborate with and support other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, customers, and suppliers.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Electrical/Software Engineering or computer science

3 – 5 years of relevant work software development experience

Experience in developing Human Machine Interfaces (HMi)

Experience with Software testing and Development processes

Experience with Java and HTML5

Experience/ familiarity with embedded software algorithms and controls

Top Candidates will also have

Superior attention to detail

Team player able to prioritize multi tasks & priorities

Experience with CAT ET, Cadet, CANape and Modsim

Experience with datalink protocols: CDL, J1939 and Modbus (RS485 and TCP-IP)

Experience with Java technologies and frameworks, C++

Experience with OS: Linux (Ubuntu, Debian)

Experience with AWS and/or Microsoft Azure cloud services

Experience with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Javascript

Experience with GIT and Ivy

Strong analytical skills

Proven abilities to work with internal teams and external suppliers

Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills.

Additional Information

The location for this position is Mossville, IL or Houston, TX

Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position. There are no global relocation or packages offered for this role.

This position may require less than 10% travel

Visa sponsorship is available for this position

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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Relocation is available for this position.

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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