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CAD Administrator/Teamcenter Architect



Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Vast was founded to expand humanity's frontier into the solar system and beyond. We believe that the next step on that journey is enabling manufacturing and habitation in LEO. We are building artificial gravity space stations to make this a reality. If you want to join a team that builds amazing things with the most talented people on Earth, please reach out.

CAD Administrator and Teamcenter Architect

Vast is looking for a CAD Administrator/Teamcenter Architect, reporting to the Sr. Director of Engineering Operations, to support the development of the systems that will be required for the design and build of artificial-gravity human-rated space stations. This will be a full-time exempt position located in our Long Beach, CA location.

In this role, you will be working closely with Engineering Applications team members and Engineering to support all aspects of the engineering process including: fluids systems, structures, avionics, propulsion, test, launch, and GSE. In this role you will be concentrated on NX and Teamcenter PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) applications support to Engineering including new software product testing and software training.


  • Development and delivery of Teamcenter / NX software training as well as coordination of all training activities.

  • Ongoing support of NX software testing including changes and upgrades.

  • Perform as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Engineering Design, Drafting, modeling standards using NX and Teamcenter including training and mentoring.

  • Timely support of Engineering help desk for Teamcenter and NX.

  • Full understanding and knowledge of Engineering Bill of Materials (EBOM).

  • Develop, support and manage Cadenas PARTsolutions /Standard Parts Library, templates, format and configuration files.

  • Design, Test and Deployment of NX configurations.

  • Manage Templates, Customizations, preferences.

  • Verify NX 3D CAD model design for compliance with Engineering drawings, drafting/design manuals and specifications.

  • Develop / Document design workflows and best practices.

  • Participate in creation of Part Families as needed in ongoing support of Mechanical Routing application (Tubing and Piping).

  • Understanding of Teamcenter Rich Client and AWC User Interface (UI) with NX.

  • Coordinate with external vendors, consultants to provide additional Teamcenter and NX support.

  • Cross-functional collaboration with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain users and stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline; or an associate's degree and 2+ years of experience as a CAD Administrator or Teamcenter Architect in lieu of bachelors degree; or 4+ years of experience as a CAD Administrator or Teamcenter Architect in lieu of bachelors degree.

  • 5+ years’ experience in NX, Teamcenter.

  • Experience working in design or manufacturing.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Prior experience in PLM concepts and functionalities, familiarization with design best practices, industry standards, drawing/drafting standards, understanding of PMI/GD&T.
  • Programming skills, Python, C++, KF, Visual Basic, NX Open

  • Understanding of Active Workspace Client (AWC) integration and visualization a plus.

  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous environments, passionate about technology and finding ways to increase efficiency and have an untiring focus on excellent results.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of design principles.

  • NX Administration / Configuration experience

  • Experience with NX Part Families

  • Experience in Production environment support for Teamcenter 4-Tier architecture, installation/visualization NX integration (Rich Client and AWC –User Interface (UI) with NX

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work overtime, or weekends to support critical mission milestones

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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. Learn more about the ITAR here.
Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.