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Caterpillar, Inc. Technology Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee

Career Area:

Information Technology

Job Description:

The Technology Specialist role is to provide computer and technical advice and counsel to IT and customer management and IT project teams; expertise is normally required as it relates to the most complex problems as well as for new and existing systems development and support efforts.

Responsibilities vary, but may include one or more of the following duties:

  • Leads in design of architecting Digital Identity solutions using IAM related protocols such as SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect and Microsoft Azure.

  • Develops detailed architecture solution designs reflecting application consumption of Digital Identity solutions and enterprise business logic.

  • Provides technical guidance to application development teams. Consults on integration and conversion activities.

  • Conducts reviews, and analyses organizational needs and goals to develop and implement applications.

  • Stay abreast of Identity and Access Management (IAM) industry developments and continue to develop professionally.

  • Become the go to technical advisor to a small Federation team as they need technical guidance and decision in a complex IAM environment

Moderate travel required (5% - 15% of working time)


  • Experience implementing solutions with OAuth, OpenID Connect (OIDC), and SAML.

  • Knowledge of Identity Management, Access Management, and Directory Services technologies.

  • Software integration experience with representational state transfer (REST) software architectural style.

  • Evaluate business, process, systems, and technology requirements and solidify solution designs around Digital Identity.

  • Knowledge of common IAM Solutions such as ADFS, Azure AD, Azure B2C, Ping Federate

  • Microservice architecture and API gateway knowledge.

  • Working knowledge on OAuth 2.0 grant types to secure microservices.

This position can be on-site in Dallas, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; or East Peoria, Illinois.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant

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

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

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.