Sr. Software Tools Integrator / Systems 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 tools integrator with software experience. 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:

  • Competent working and systems knowledge of CAD software (Mentor, Zuken or equivalent)

  • Competent working and troubleshooting  knowledge of Windows 10 and MS Server OS)

  • Ability to resolve complex issues with Windows 10, Windows Server, registries, and CAD software

  • Platform performance and availability monitoring

  • Software tools integration, writing and debugging custom scripting experience

  • Some capacity planning, workload modeling, system maintenance

  • 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  

  • Able to collaborate with IT and business personnel to manage problem resolution effectively

  • Very strong troubleshooting / problem solving skills

  • Critical thinking and the execution of good judgement

  • Experience capturing requirements to fit both out-of-box and custom configurations

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills. Can effectively communicate business and technical information across the organization.

  • Positive attitude and eager to learn and improve

  • Works well with others in a highly collaborative environment

  • Good organizational skills

Responsibilities include:

  • Administration of current PDM systems. This may include customization, data migration, as well as integration with business ERP systems.

  • Administration of MS Windows Servers and MS SQL Database

  • Level 3 tech support of CAD tools for Engineers worldwide

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

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

  • Provide consultation and direct technical support in one or more of the following: life cycle planning, problem management, integration, or systems programming.

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

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

  • Lead interdisciplinary discussions between Hardware, Reliability, Firmware teams to define and drive scope and clarity of work.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • Familiarity with hardware (electrical/mechanical) design and development

  • Software development experience

  • 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: 69090

Posted 2 months ago

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