Rockwell Collins CAD Tool Smith / Sr. Software Developer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 12356

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a CAD Tool Smith / Sr. Software Developer to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

The Integrated Solutions for Engineering (ISE) organization is seeking a dedicated, passionate and self-motivated CAD Tool Smith/Software Developer that understands the newest software technologies and can apply those technologies to the Hardware Engineering design space. If you are the type of person who likes to solve problems and construct high value enterprise solutions, this is the opportunity for you.

We are looking for a CAD Tool Smith/Software Developer that has the ability to work with others in the company to develop solutions associated with the alignment and integration of CAD tools. The individual will be responsible for working with groups throughout the company to assist them with development of CAD solutions plans and structure to ensure users are successful in utilizing tools to perform their daily tasks. This includes working with tool vendors and team members to develop the end solutions.

The position supports production CAD instances throughout the Rockwell Collins enterprise, both Siemens NX and Dassault SOLIDWORKS. The position requires developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge of current application portfolio and the technical needs of programs and functional end-users. This includes development of automation scripting and code, as well as addressing end-user incidents and requests for assistance within agreed service level guidance in support of business and IT priorities.

Job Responsibilities

  • End-user support of CAD software including, but not limited to NX, SolidWorks, and Multi-CAD Data Management and Integrations in development and production environments.

  • Perform root cause analysis, debugging problems with the CAD environment and working with the appropriate technical teams to develop, test, and implement fixes to prevent recurrence.

  • Monitor, address, and resolve production CAD environment incidents, service requests, workflows, client install packages, etc., collaboratively with the PDM development and administration teams.

  • Document all aspects of system support such that knowledge is readily shared among all those tasked with supporting CAD instances.

  • Support System Integration and User Acceptance Testing as necessary.

  • Provide demos to users.

  • Prepare training material and arrange training sessions for business users.

  • Support business readiness and change management activities prior to go-live and in production.

Basic Qualifications

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

  • The successful candidate should have several years of practical experience that will be leveraged to identify opportunities to expand the supporting tools needed to enable Hardware Engineering to perform at their highest levels. The candidate will find success in enabling the Hardware Engineers at Rockwell Collins to continue our long tradition of high quality, innovative products while pushing the frontiers of design tool applications.

  • Prior experience with primary CAD tools (NX, SOLIDWORKS) and integrations to PDM/PLM tools is preferred. Knowledge in the use and application of MBD/PMI for Hardware design, Visualization tools, CAE Validation and Verification tools and Translator tools among other tools is a plus.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.