Specialist, Applications Rationalization

Collins Aerospace

Cedar Rapids, IA Technology

Date Posted:

2019-07-23-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.


Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

Role Overview

This position manages resides in a small team of experienced professionals and team leaders responsible for identifying and planning for the retirement of various business and technical applications. This analyst works with Digital Technology and/or business partners on the implementation and execution of the application retirement plan to realize identified technology savings.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Participates in activities that focus on ensuring that the DT application footprint has suitable retirement plan in place where applicable
  • Leads the identification and inventory of total Collins Aerospace applications while assessing each application for retirement readiness through chosen methodology
  • Develops, implements, and drives retirement program by partnering with Digital Technology or business partners on retirement project for each given application
  • Determines metrics to measure application rationalization program progress while communicating status throughout all levels of Digital Technology
  • Partners with Digital Technology PMO on process changes that allows application retirement to be considered as a part of all technology upgrade and/or replacement initiatives

Skills & Attributes

  • Analysis - possesses effective problem-solving techniques for issue mapping, prioritizing, and resolving
  • Accountability - owns the problem and works efficiently to implement sound solutions
  • Teamwork - excels in a team-oriented environment, relying on peers for support and providing support when needed
  • Customer Focus - possesses the relational skills needed to provide a positive experience for both internal and external customers as well as initiative  stakeholders
  • Dependability - Adheres to Collins Aerospace corporate policies and procedures and adopts internal and external best practices in day to day work
  • Judgment - Appreciates the importance of basing decisions on factual information and sound logic
  • Communication - provides continuous situational awareness to the team and to leadership, directly
  • Relationships - Understands the importance of remaining compassionate and empathetic when working with others to drive results

Education and Certifications
Minimum Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or degree in applicable discipline related to job responsibilities


Basic Qualifications
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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Job ID: 69081

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