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.

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 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 on our customers’ needs

COVID-19 Precautions / Remote Work:

Your health and well-being is a top priority. During this time, remote work is being encouraged. For team members where remote is not a good option, we ensure our workspace complies with social distancing measures. Successful remote onboarding is an option as well.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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

Full Stack Engineer (C++/Qt, SQL, Angular)

As a member of Collective Data’s Core team, you get to work on a super-dynamic application platform that supports everything from shipping/logistics companies to law enforcement, even the company’s own CRM and work tracking.  You’ll experience an exciting and challenging mix of adding direct value through new capabilities and modernizing existing code to make adding value even easier.

We’re looking for versatile engineers who are comfortable writing an Angular component one day and a tree-parsing routine in C++ the next.  We have plenty of work in both, so don’t worry if only one is your strength. A strong desire to learn will make up for it.

What you’ll do

  • Implement and fix domain logic in a purpose-built C++ back-end
  • Build new features in Angular and migrate existing ones from jQuery
  • Work with internal (and sometimes external) stakeholders to gain acceptance criteria
  • Offer help to Support, Sales, and more by answering questions or helping solve problems

What you get

  • Hard-working Agile team – Small stories, real retros, 95% Scrum
  • Modern code – C++17 and Angular 8
  • Awesome learning opportunities, like a Pluralsight account and the occasional conference
  • Professional work ethic, casual dress code
  • Competitive pay and benefits

What we need

  • Competence and experience in C++
  • Familiarity with Git, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, CI/CD pipelines, Scrum
  • Desire and ability to write clean, performant, and testable code (with comments!)
  • Like to stay ahead of tech and industry trends
  • [Bonus] Angular experience (or similar framework)
  • [Bonus] Strong SCSS/CSS skills
  • [Bonus] Strong SQL (PostgreSQL and/or SQL Server)
  • [Bonus] Experience developing enterprise-scale software

COVID-19 Precautions / Remote Work:

Your health and well-being is a top priority. During this time, remote work is being encouraged. For team members where remote is not a good option, we ensure our workspace complies with social distancing measures. Successful remote onboarding is an option as well.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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

Marketing Manager

Collective Data is rapidly expanding and seeks to fill a position for Marketing Manager with a driven and proven marketing professional. The Marketing Manager is responsible for the strategy development and successful execution of all marketing-related functions in support of Collective Data’s goals for accelerated growth. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, training, and managing all marketing functions to achieve the company objectives of sales, growth, profitability, and visibility while ensuring a consistent marketing message and position consistent with the company direction.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and tactics to create brand recognition and drive qualified leads into the pipeline.
  • Deploy successful marketing campaigns and own their implementation from ideation through to execution.
  • Strategically experiment with a variety of organic and paid acquisition channels – content creation, event management, publicity, social media, SEO and other digital strategies, lead generation campaigns, performance analysis, and much more.
  • Produce valuable and engaging content for our website and blog that attracts and converts our target audiences.
  • Build strategic relationships and partner with key agencies and vendors.
  • Develop and manage the marketing budget.
  • Measure and report performance of marketing investments, gain insight, and assess against goals.
  • Work collaboratively with the other team members to attain the company goals and objectives.
  • Manage multiple, complex priorities within demanding timeframes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience BA/BS Degree in Marketing or related field.
  • 5-7 years in progressive Marketing roles, along with the potential and drive for continued growth.
  • Proven experience in identifying target audiences and creatively devising marketing strategies to educate, engage, and motivate action.
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Ad-words.
  • Experience with or solid understanding of market research, including competitor analysis.
  • Comfortable working with numbers, analyzing metrics and processing figures with spreadsheets.
  • Good sense of aesthetics and a passion for compelling copy that conveys value and brand effectively to constituents.
  • Up to date with latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement.
  • Experienced with WordPress, Adobe Suite, and use of email platforms such as Mail Chimp.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work both independently and as a team.
  • Able to effectively and efficiently meet deadlines.
  • Able to multi-task, determine priority of assignments, and maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations.
  • Able to promptly and professionally respond to emails, phone calls and other communications.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in the software or technology industry.
  • Experience in marketing multiple products and/or brands, meeting the needs of different industries.

COVID-19 Precautions / Remote Work:

Your health and well-being is a top priority. During this time, remote work is being encouraged. For team members where remote is not a good option, we ensure our workspace complies with social distancing measures. Successful remote onboarding is an option as well.

The Perks of Joining the Collective Data Team:

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Relaxed dress code – jeans are ok!
  • Located in the growing NewBo District.
  • Employee access to private gym facility.
  • What you do here matters! – Every single person is a valued member of the team, unlike large corporate environments where you’re just an employee # to crank out your daily duties. We welcome new ideas, innovation, creativity, and most of all…teamwork and commitment to serving our customers.

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.

Collective Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, ethnicity, or national origin.

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

Sales Development Representative

Collective Data is rapidly expanding and is seeking a Sales Development Representative to drive new business growth. The ideal candidate will research, communicate, and qualify prospects for the top of the sales funnel while beginning the process for long-term mutually beneficial relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Qualify leads from marketing campaigns as sales opportunities through research that leads to identifying key players and decision-makers to generate interest
  • Contact potential prospects through cold calls (roughly 50% of your time), e-mails, social mediums, and video outreach
  • Present Collective Data to potential prospects while seeking to understand the prospect’s needs to begin a conversation that leads to suggesting a potential solution and demonstration
  • Build long-term trusting relationships with prospects
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities within the target market
  • Team with strategic partners to continue the building of a pipeline at the top of the funnel
  • Establish meetings and / or demos between prospects and our experienced sales team
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong communication and ability to speak both from the business side and at a high level on the technical side
  • Balance between assertive and collaborative to guide the client to solutions that benefit them and are in within the parameters of the software, describing the pros and cons
  • Successful experience in working with sales and technical teams to deliver high-quality presentations and information to prospects and clients
  • Experienced with WordPress, Adobe Suite, and use of email platforms such as Mail Chimp
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work both independently and as a team
  • Able to effectively and efficiently meet deadlines
  • Able to multi-task, determine priority of assignments, and maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • Able to promptly and professionally respond to emails, phone calls and other communications
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized

Preferred Experience:

  • Associate degree and/or experience in the software or technology industry

COVID-19 Precautions / Remote Work:

Your health and well-being is a top priority. During this time, remote work is being encouraged. For team members where remote is not a good option, we ensure our workspace complies with social distancing measures. Successful remote onboarding is an option as well.

The Perks of Joining the Collective Data Team:

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Relaxed dress code – jeans are ok!
  • Located in the growing NewBo District.
  • Employee access to private gym facility.
  • What you do here matters! – Every single person is a valued member of the team, unlike large corporate environments where you’re just an employee # to crank out your daily duties. We welcome new ideas, innovation, creativity, and most of all…teamwork and commitment to serving our customers.

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.

Collective Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, ethnicity, or national origin.

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