Rockwell Collins Senior Macola Business Analyst in Winston Salem, North Carolina

B/E Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rockwell Collins Inc., is a leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions.

The B/E Information Technology team strives to bring cutting-edge technology and first-class service to keep our business running efficiently.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Senior Macola Business Analyst in our Corporate IT function located in Winston-Salem, NC.


Reporting to the Manager – IT Bus Analysis, the Senior Macola Business Analyst analyzes business and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified business information processing systems, such as production and inventory control systems, financial tracking systems, marketing and human resources systems. Represents the business unit to define requirements and business cases for the technology developments. Coordinates with business and technology teams, ascertaining system requirements, such as program functions, output requirements, input data acquisition, and system techniques and controls. Requires knowledge of e-commerce tools, computer system capabilities, business processes, and work flow.


  • Understands business processes and how the software is leveraged to meet business needs

  • Gathers and documents user requirements, designing solutions to meet said requirements

  • Configures the Exact software to support documented design specs

  • Adheres to project management methodology and deliverables

  • Works closely with the development team on customization solutions

  • Coordinates and executes user acceptance testing

  • Establishes and adheres to project standards to ensure consistency across sites and installations

  • As a site owner, provides proactive management and oversight for applications and their support, which includes monitoring of service and performance metrics, incident, and root cause analysis

  • Works closely with site management on prioritizing support requests

  • Drives consistent processes and solutions across multiple sites

  • Ensures quality delivered by vendors and meets contractual expectations

  • Provides solutions to lower the cost of application support

  • Manages and supports activities and processes related to enabling business driven, measurable, value aligned solutions, improvements or changes to the applications

  • Leads all aspects of application support; analysis, maintenance, enhancement for mission-critical application systems, and training for assigned projects and sites owned

  • Ensures communications and processes with business unit customers are consistent across the entire team and are aligned with IT direction

  • Participates in architecture evolution and standards definition

  • Fosters and maintains good relationships with customers (manufacturing users) and IT colleagues

  • Travels to various sites in the US as needed and may be significant during major projects


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four- year university in Information Technology or similar field plus eight years of relevant experience – OR- an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience in providing application development, support, or business system solution/product/service strategies and directions with large, distributed, complex systems

  • Experience in understanding and integrating existing systems and technology, designing application architectures, and leveraging emerging technologies utilizing industry standards and best practices with an emphasis on manufacturing

  • Experience in Exact Macola ES and Synergy software including modules for Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Planning and Order Fulfillment

  • Experience in EXACT MACOLA 10 software modules for Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Planning, and Order fulfillment

  • Experience designing and developing SSRS reports and integrating into the Exact Software solution


  • Eight years’ experience in Exact Progression software modules for Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Planning and Order Fulfillment

  • Experience in EXACT MACOLA 10 software modules including migration from Progression to EM10

  • Eight years’ experience with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

  • Experience with developing, deploying and supporting Crystal Reports

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.