Caterpillar Applications – Sr. Data Scientist

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Job Description:

The Data Analytics team within Caterpillar’s Internal Auditing & Advisory Services (IAAS) department uses quantitative and data modeling techniques to assess risk and test control environments. As a Sr. Data Scientist within IAAS, you will work closely with audit managers and audit teams to help assess and identify potential risk (e.g., inefficient processes, weak controls, etc.).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serving as a staff auditor during fieldwork for audits that leverage data analytics (as needed).
  • Identifying, designing and implementing internal process improvements through automation and data optimization.
  • Understanding business processes and associated risks.
  • Performing analytics for the annual risk assessment process.
  • Retrieving and validating data from disparate systems and data sources.
  • Teaching use of analytic tools to script/program/visualize data and objectives.
  • Gaining deep understanding of audit methodology and data analytics alignment.
  • Executing projects within the department strategy.
  • Helping data analysts develop data-driven objectives to assess risks and controls.
  • Providing feedback and coaching to team members.

Job Requirements:

  • ERP business/system knowledge (SAP, GLS, MAMM, etc.)
  • Relational database experience (SQL Server, Oracle, etc.) with strong SQL skills
  • Knowledge of ETL tools (SSIS, DataStage, etc.)
  • Master’s degree in Information Systems, Analytics, Mathematics, Business, or related field
  • Prior auditing and/or risk and controls experience
  • Programming experience (Python, Java, C#, etc.)
  • Strong initiative and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Data visualization experience (Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, or related field, with 3+ years of professional experience in data analytics
  • Ability to motivate and develop others

Job Details:

Company: Caterpillar

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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