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Application Developer - CATIA CAA

Date:  May 3, 2021

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: Akron, OH
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



About the Position

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber company is seeking a motivated individual to develop and deliver integrated Catia CAA software solutions to the customer in support of business needs. You will work with a cross-functional, cross-continental group of engineers who are creating and refining links between tire design and vehicle performance. Typical activity will include: adding new software functionality, identifying and fixing software issues, delivering service requests, providing incident coverage and deploying software releases.

The candidate will evolve in a global software development team which implements IT R&D solutions to support the tire design and manufacturing processes in three different technical centers globally.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop CAA software applications to support key business functions for R&D.
  • Coordinate, plan and execute software deployments to production, test and development platforms using documented procedures and tests.
  • Work with internal customers to understand and respond to needs. 
  • Troubleshoot basic problems reported by internal customers, systems, or team members escalating to senior team members as appropriate.
  • Active participation in the release processes for CAA applications.
  • Actively participate in global multidisciplinary product development, process improvement & problem-solving teams.
  • Participates as a team member on medium and large projects.  Ability to manage small projects.
  • Identifies problems due to recurring incidents.  Participates with senior level team members in troubleshooting intermediate problems which may span functional areas.


 Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (Mechanical engineering preferred)
  • 5-6 years of demonstrated experience in the development of software applications
  • Functional knowledge of CATIA V5 Part design, Product structure and Drafting.
  • Hands on CAD customization experience in CATIA CAA V5.
  • Good hands on experience in CAA, C++ (Macros, Runtime type information), COM Programming
  • Knowledge of CAA V5 development API.
  • Programming experience in C++, VB Script.
  • Good in object-oriented programming concepts.
  • Excellent debugging and trouble shooting skills.
  • Knowledge of ODT will be added advantage


Skills & Abilities

  • Efficient communication and customer service skills.
  • Participate as an active team member, practice effective listening and effective collaboration skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to timely, high quality and error free deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment"
  • Proactive in managing issues and problems, comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Ability to translate technical jargon into business language
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in business-friendly and user-friendly language.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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