Sr. Software Tools Administrator - ECAD

Collins Aerospace

Cedar Rapids, IA Technology

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United States of America


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.

Collins Aerospace Avionics Concepts, Practices, and Tools (CPT) organization is seeking an electrical hardware design system and tools administrator. The ideal candidate is one who is familiar with the hardware design and development lifecycle and who has a passion for problem solving and satisfying stakeholder needs. This role is part of a team who serve internal customers through the delivery of improvements to the global engineering design ecosystem and helps provide compelling gains to the consistency, efficiency, and productivity of product development efforts at Collins Aerospace.

The successful candidate will have many of the following skills/experience:

  • Knowledge of electronics supply chain, evaluation of components / component assembly, and awareness of board design / materials

  • Experience or be familiar with the following: System and Software Architecture; Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA); Model-Based System Design (MBSD); Agile System Development Lifecycle; MATLAB, Jira or equivalent tools; working on a mid-size to large program with a significant set of requirements; Control Account Management (CAM); Earned Value Management (EVM); Proposal Development  

  • Advanced ECAD tool user, including products from Zuken and Mentor or equivalent

  • Experience with root cause analysis of issues

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and execution of good judgement

  • Positive attitude and eager to learn and improve

  • Works well with others in a highly collaborative environment

  • Good organizational skills

  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and support activities while balancing priorities and schedules

Responsibilities include:

  • Supports tools utilized by hardware engineering (electrical and/or mechanical engineering)

  • Supports and develop solutions that improve productivity and effectivity of electrical and/or mechanical engineers

  • Supports services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews

  • Assists in implementing releases, upgrades, and/or changes into the environment.

  • Maintains services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.

  • Monitors and respond to tool usage trends

  • Ensures platform performance and availability meet enterprise objectives through monitoring, timely service restoration, and tuning with minimal supervision or assistance.

  • Creates and maintains best practices, methods, training guides, and standard company processes

  • Interfaces with vendor application engineers to resolve issues

  • Assists with defining and maintaining tool roadmaps

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline or six years of related experience

  • Advanced ECAD tool user

  • Experience with software application support

  • US Citizen/permanent resident

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: 69087

Posted 2 months ago

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