Career Opportunities at Collective Data

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YOU MATTER

Every single person is a valued member of our team, unlike large corporate environments where your are just an employee number… there to crank out your daily duties. We welcome new ideas, foster innovation, encourage creativity, and most of all recognize that teamwork and commitment to one another and serving our customers is central to our existence.

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RELAXED DRESS CODE

Jeans are OK! But, if you feel like dressing business casual, we welcome that as well. The coffee and teapot are always ON in our relaxed and open collaborative environment.

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NEWBO DISTRICT

Located in the NewBo District in Cedar Rapids, we really have it good! Close to unique restaurants and shops, there is never a shortage of lunch choices. We are neighbors to some of the most creative and entrepreneurial spirits.

Collective Data’s staff is growing and we want you to be a part of the excitement. Driven by entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to stand out among competitors, our team works together to provide innovative software technology like no other in our market.

While other companies are looking at ways to reduce benefits, Collective Data hasn’t thought twice because our people are the key to our success.

On top of competitive salary, we offer a great benefits package and other perks that make your enjoyment of the job even better.

OUR BENEFITS AND WHAT WE OFFER

The things that make you enjoy coming to work everyday

BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill set
  • Medical and Dental Insurance – 70% employer paid
  • Simple IRA – 3% company match
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Vision Insurance – 100% employer paid
  • Long Term Disability – 100% employer paid
  • Life Insurance – 100% employer paid

MORE PERKS

  • Relaxed dress code … jeans are OK!
  • Company and team building events including the occasional ball park outing or a competitive (but friendly) round of bowling
  • Located in the growing NewBo District
  • The coffee and teapot are on all day
  • What you do here matters!

CURRENT OPENINGS

Collective Data is currently searching for qualified candidates for the following positions.

Software Support Specialist

Collective Data is seeking a self-motivated individual to offer support in our software application development lifecycle. You will be challenged with supporting our client base in a customer facing, fast paced, agile environment. If you have the ability to provide an excellent 100% client focused experience in every interaction, we want you on the Collective Data team.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide client support and technical issue resolution via e-mail, phone and various other electronic mediums
  2. Establish an understanding of user needs to configure imports, reports, and other business logic via Collective Data’s proprietary editors to meet those needs
  3. Offer end user training via web conferencing
  4. Provide assistance with software installation and implementation
  5. Provide end user quality assurance testing, documentation, training, and support on client requested features
  6. Assist with data migration and conversions from various systems

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently/efficiently to meet deadlines and provide optimal customer support
  • Established skill set in promptly answering support-related e-mails, phone calls, and other electronic communications
  • Demonstrated proficiency in dealing in both hardware and software-based issues with skills in database technologies and languages
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Experience and proficiency in Internet-related applications including e-mailing clients, FTP clients, and web browsers
  • Possess strong oral and written communications skills, interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Typing proficiency of 40-60 words-per-minute
  • Experience/proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
  • One-year certificate from a college or technical school, or one year of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Who is Collective Data?
We are a provider of high-end asset management software that has supported private companies and government agencies for more than 20 years. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, our signature products: collectiveFleet®, collectiveQuartermaster® and collectiveFusion, are used by hundreds of medium and large organizations that value intuitive and productive software. What sets Collective Data apart from more traditionally created products is that we have built our software with flexibility in mind and pride ourselves on our adaptability to meet client needs. Our software helps improve productivity, reduce operating costs, and provides better reporting for organizations whose fleet and related equipment are mission critical.

The Perks of Joining the Collective Data Team:

  • A relaxed dress code … jeans are OK!
  • Located in the heart of the vibrant and growing NewBo District
  • Access to a private on-site workout facility
  • The coffee and teapot are ON all day!
  • Everything you do matters … you will become a valued member of the Collective Data family … we respect, foster, and value innovative thinking, creativity and teamwork with a sincere focus and commitment to meeting and delivering our customers’ needs.

 

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@collectivedata.com

Application Developer

Collective Data is seeking a skilled Application Developer with a strong desire to learn our proprietary language. In this role you will serve in a project management role to handle deliverables of projects through all aspects of the software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, and coding. You will exercise your judgment in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines, and other resource constraints. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity for growth in a customer facing, fast paced, agile environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish understanding of client user needs to configure imports, build reports, and security profiles via Collective Data’s proprietary editors to meet requirements
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug mission critical software source code using modern software development languages and tools
  • Manage technical discussions with client and/or third-party IT teams
  • Carefully document requested features, scope and requirements for each project
  • Write end user and technical documentation
  • Provide client support and technical issue resolution via e-mail, phone and other electronic mediums
  • Support creation and updating of all relevant documentation and specifications for design, development, and testing
  • Develop maintainable code that matches specification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in object-oriented programming
  • Confidence in working alongside and communicating with clients
  • A solid understanding of software development process fundamentals
  • A strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques
  • Familiarity with basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, and XML
  • Knowledge of a version control system (e.g., Git)
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity and experience with various computer languages and technologies
  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, determine priority of assignments, and maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • Able to promptly answer support related email, phone calls and other electronic communications.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills

Education and/or Experience: 
Would prefer the candidate have a degree in Computer Science / MIS, related field or equivalent
experience. No H1-B Visa Sponsorship available for this position.

Who is Collective Data?
We are a provider of fleet and related asset management software, headquartered in Cedar
Rapids, IA. Collective Data software helps improve productivity, reduce operating costs, and
provides better reporting for organizations whose fleet and related equipment are mission
critical.

The Perks of Joining the Collective Data Team:

  • A relaxed dress code … jeans are OK!
  • Located in the heart of the vibrant and growing NewBo District
  • Access to a private on-site workout facility
  • The coffee and teapot are ON all day!
  • Everything you do matters … you will become a valued member of the Collective Data
    family … we respect, foster, and value innovative thinking, creativity and teamwork with a
    sincere focus and commitment to meeting and delivering on our customers’ needs

 

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@collectivedata.com