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        Caterpillar Information Services Intern Summer 2020 Nashville, TN

        August 29, 2019 By Michael Lamb

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        This is a paid, nine-week internship during the summer of 2020 in Nashville, TN. Housing will be provided.

        Job Summary: Assist in the development of detailed system specifications for major business or technical support and/or development, integration and implementation projects. Apply systems and/or infrastructure solutions to business/technical problems through customer interactions, design, programming, debugging, testing, and integration/implementation of automated information technology systems or infrastructure components.

        Principal Duties and Responsibilities: A wide variety of responsibilities may exist within the various IT units. Responsibilities vary, but may include one or more of the following duties:

        • Performs all programming, development, integration and system administration assignments without close supervision.
        • Provides project management, programming, systems and/or system administration leadership, guidance, and assistance to other team members.
        • Works on more complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls.
        • Works independently on complex processes and modules that may be used by one or more programs, systems or in support if infrastructure component change management.
        • Develops major system modules, programs or infrastructure releases based on requirements gathered from system customers.
        • Performs integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of system components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results.
        • Fully knowledgeable of current programming languages, program design and specification development, programming logic, logic diagrams, system analysis techniques, testing, debugging, documentation standards, file design, storage and internal systems.
        • Performs integration tasks for in-house developed systems and/or purchased hardware and software solutions.
        • Assists customers with documentation, training and usability efforts.


        Required Qualifications 

        • Minimum 3.0 Cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale at the time of application. Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA through graduation. GPA will be verified before the start of the internship.
        • Completed junior year in degree in related field.

        Desired Qualifications

        • Ability to work independently, as well as with other employees and customers
        • Knowledge of and ability to apply statistical analysis skills to measure, analyze and improve service
        • Ability to utilize office software systems and prepare documents, reports, spreadsheets and graphics
        • Strong communication, leadership, and teamwork skills
        • Knowledge of current technology in programming languages, infrastructure requirements, computing hardware and software environments, or current development processes and tools
        • Knowledge of the finance industry and experience in project leadership