Computer Aid, Inc.

  • PLM/Windchill Solution Architect

    Location PA-Harrisburg
    Employment Type
    Contract to Permanent
    Experience Level
    Mid Level
  • Position Description/Responsibilities (CCC/Vendor)

    Sending out again....Please see vendor notes for details



    PDMLink Development is mandatory.


    CAI is looking for a PLM/Windchill Solution Architect  in Harrisburg, Pa.

    This is a 6+ month RTH position.

    Client is fine with a phone interview.


    Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions have long been a strength of client and the PTC Windchill PDMLink platform is the primary system used to deliver these capabilities.  Typical process areas include: Part/BOM/CAD Data Management, Engineering Change Management, Component and Supplier Management and Product/Regulatory Compliance. 


    Responsibilities & Qualifications:

    The client has an immediate opportunity for a PLM Solution Architect capable of serving in a key role to significantly improve our PLM related processes and solutions built on the PTC Windchill platform with the following responsibilities:


    Primary Responsibilities: 

    • Collaborate with business users and other client teams to convert business requirements into system based solutions focused on the Windchill platform
    • Balance project architectural concerns with those of the enterprise by aligning solution architecture with roadmaps established by the enterprise architecture and assuring that solutions adhere to the enterprise architecture principles.
    • Provide analysis and recommendations when multiple, competing solutions are available
    • Develop Technical Design Documentation to document solutions
    • Provide technical guidance to the Windchill development team to assure proper implementation of the planned solutions
    • Develop roadmaps and reference architectures around the Windchill platform
    • Liaise with vendors to understand future capabilities and drive enhancements that support TE strategies
    • Analyze, improve and maintain Windchill based PLM business processes and solutions
    • Communicate with software developers and/or vendors to request enhancements or report application improvements/inefficiencies





    Experience Required/Desired:



    • At least 7 years of Windchill experience developing applications in a complex, global implementation that supports distributed files stores, provides multiple WGMs and includes non-PDMLink components
    • Demonstrated expertise in developing and deploying enterprise solutions based on the Windchill platform
    • Demonstrated expertise in developing and deploying integrations between Windchill and other enterprise systems including ERP, DW, Compliance, Logistics and other business systems
    • Experience in an Agile software development environment
    • Experience with the software development process including SCCM, issue tracking and IDEs
    • Domain knowledge of CAD data management, Design Engineering and PLM practices and processes
    • Excellent organization, verbal / written communication and presentation skills with demonstrated business savvy to interact with management, users, contract resources, developers, vendors, and other Information Technology teams.
    • Strong spoken and written English language communication.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a Team.
    • Ability to flex daily work schedule to allow for time-zone differences for global team communications
    • Desire to strive for continuous improvement and measurable efficiency gains



    • Experience with the Windchill 11 platform and WPA
    • Understanding of and experience with Export Restricted data
    • Experience as an agile scrum master
    • Experience working in a global organization a plus.
    • Knowledge of processes and practices of transitioning engineering documentation, data and tasks from design to manufacturing


    Educational Required/Desired: 

    • Bachelor of Science / Art in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical degree or equivalent experience. Master’s in related area is a plus. 

    Position Requirements/Technical Skills (CCC/Vendor)





    Company Overview (CCC Only)

    Computer Aid, Inc.

    Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an Innovative Solutions Company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals in a variety of industries located around the world. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities. 


    CAI is committed to building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development through a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact to our community through various outreach programs. We make a difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.


    EEO Statement:


    It is the policy of Computer Aid, Inc.(CAI) not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of CAI to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.


    Employees and applicants of CAI will not be subject to harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.



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