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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Sr. Configuration Management Business Systems Analyst (Windchill)

  •  Posted 5 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Louisville, CO
  •  R0014211
  •  Security Clearance Required

If you are a self-starter known for your partnership and communication skills, come join us as a Configuration Management Business Systems Analyst! A subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), Sierra Space builds and delivers the future of space transportation, destinations and infrastructure, offering “space-as-a-service” in support of the new space economy. Leveraging breakthrough technologies including the Dream Chaser® spaceplane, also known as America’s Spaceplane®, and expandable LIFE™ habitat, Sierra Space offers turnkey solutions that are modular, reusable and scalable. Sierra Space brings life to space, and space to life. Learn More about Sierra Space.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

This position will be the primary systems administrator and power user to support infrastructure efforts to improve application/systems functionality. Includes heavy use of Windchill and other programs.

  • Develops and implements tools and processes associated with Product Data Management (PDM) and a bill of materials (BOM) centric approach to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) structure development in support of engineering and manufacturing programs/product lines; the type of data to be imported into the Windchill PLM Product

  • Structure BOM may include but not limited to 3D mechanical CAD (Creo, SolidWorks, NX, etc.), MS Excel mechanical and electrical Parts List data and library parts

  • Plans and coordinates, when applicable, preparation of project structure documentation and schedules, to ensure customer contract requirements are met

  • Works with local and other individual SNC sites in support of tool implementation, user training, system administration, and data migration

  • Serves as the PDM/PLM System Administrator, Training Coordinator, and User Support Point of Contact

  • Performs Data Migration Support where applicable

  • Function as Enterprise ECAD and MCAD librarian and components engineer as availability allows

  • Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with SNC policies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirements

  • Originate and/or revise process documents in support of PLM and development activities

Must Haves:

  • Requires a BA/BS in Related Field and 10 or more years of experience: Relevant work experience may substitute for required education

  • Advanced experience and working knowledge of Windchill is a must; Extensive experience in Windchill administration and development is required.

  • Ability to rapidly work with minimal supervision on projects involving both small and large Engineering, Operations, and Program Management teams

  • Previous experience and skills in project configuration definition, and product structure development in an enterprise level PDM and/or PLM tool suite

  • Must be able to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment with emphasis in rapid prototyping and fielding of capabilities

  • Ability to generate Product Structures in Agile, EPDM and/or Windchill that are 100% compliant with all product line items that various Engineering and Operations groups require as part of a products total bill of materials

  • Extensive experience and/or possess certification as instructor for general and CAD PDM/PLM users

  • Note: Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance may be required


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station.  Please visit to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.