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Information Technology


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.

Job Purpose:

The IT Compliance and Risk Management Leader role is to lead, coach, and mentor a team of resources focused on IT related compliance and risk management initiatives.  This role will support Global Information Services, GIS, organization by leading initiatives and programs to ensure IT SOX compliance, adherence to export and regulatory controls and support for our Mergers and Acquisition team. In addition, this role is responsible for leading our enterprise IT strategy IT risk workstream and the GIS IT risk strategic focus area.


  • Responsible for leading GIS IT SOX compliance efforts, including working across multiple business units and with internal and external audit partners to establish priorities, support IT control testing and oversee issue remediation.
  • Help ensure GIS compliance with export controls and legal and regulatory requirement related to our IT products and solutions.   Works closely with Law and Public Policy team as well as other distributed IT organizations to ensure the appropriate processes and procedures are in place and monitored.   Works collaboratively across other business units to help drive understanding, execution, and adoption of IT related export compliance initiatives.
  • Manage the GIS Data Privacy program framework and execution for GIS.  Collaborate with Law and Public Policy team and Digital IT organization to ensure compliance and to support Data Governance efforts.
  • Provide leadership and support for IT resources supporting enterprise mergers, acquisitions, and integration planning and execution activities.
  • Lead IT Risk Workstreams for enterprise IT Strategy and IT Risk Strategic Focus areas.  Collaborate with GIS and distribute IT team leadership to identify and ensure progress on key IT risk initiatives, Assist with IT Counsel and Audit Committee IT Risk updates.
  • Provide support, direction, focus, motivation, and development for Caterpillar team members.  Ensure resource have what they need to be engaged and successfully deliver on expected work goals.  Also support their continuous learning and career development to ensure the team is positioned for ongoing success.

Basic Requirements:

  • 4-year IT college or university degree.
  • 7+ years of progressively responsible job-related experience, including IT leadership experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organization skills.
  • Experience with planning, leading, and facilitating large scale efforts that involve cross functional teams.
  • Ability to anticipate and set enterprise strategic direction for areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to lead and influence other both inside and outside of reporting organization.  Including staff, business partners, and executive leadership.
  • Enterprise focus / collaborative mindset with knowledge about Caterpillar business and processes (including enterprise policies and procedures).

Top Candidate Will Also Have:

  • Business process, auditing, IT Controls, SOX, or compliance background or experience.

Additional Details:

Location: Dallas, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; East Peoria, Illinois

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 day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

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

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Volunteer in local community
Caterpillar Inc. participates in local volunteer activities such as the Chase Corporate Challenge
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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