Crestron Electronics Inc

Software Tools Engineer

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Crestron Electronics has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer, applications, tools, and infrastructure / PLM Process Engineer.  This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in a fast growing organization. Candidate will be responsible for developing and supporting the PLM tool infrastructure for designing electronics products. This role will sit in our state of the art R&D facility within our Corporate Campus in Rockleigh, NJ 07647(


  • Mastering the use of a variety of domain-specific and enterprise design tools and supporting users in the efficient application of those tools. This includes new process development, development of best practices, training, and hands-on application support to end users.
  • Developing and supporting strategic customizations in the PLM tool environment, especially in integrating tools. This requires mastery of the programming environment within different tool sets and the use of APIs and web-based programming to create integrated design flows.
  • Setting up applications for new users and maintaining license servers and application servers as required.
  • Must be prepared to work with a wide variety of tools and quickly become an expert resource. The current tool environment includes a mix of enterprise tools like JAMA, TFS, SharePoint, SAP and Microsoft Project Server and domain specific tools for mechanical and electronic hardware design.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively and provide superior support to the engineering user community.

Projects (potential work):

  • Become a JAMA Application Engineer. Master the use of JAMA and create best practices and training material for the workflows we are moving to JAMA. Become proficient with JAMA’s RestAPI, use of Office templates and reporting features to be able to create custom automation in JAMA. Act as an expert resource to each of the departments as they create their own customizations and reporting. 
  • Support integration of all the tools/systems in the PLM architecture, including JAMA, TFS, Bugzilla, Projects, SharePoint, Microsoft Project Server, Windchill, SAP, etc.
  • Create/support automated interfaces to and from SAP, either from custom web-based tools or Windchill
  • Support the Mentor Expedition custom tool environment based on Visual Basic.
  • Create/support  web-based workflow tools for EC process (extend ECN tracker tool to TechPubs workflow, ES workflow, encompass EWO work)
  • Investigate major new tools to replace elements of the PLM infrastructure (JIRA, Agile PLM, GIT, etc.)
  • Investigate the SW development tool flow and recommend tools and best practices across teams.

Ongoing work:

  • Manage JAMA, TFS, custom tools, license servers, application servers.
  • First level of support for users with questions about how to use our development tools
  • Set up new users
  • Special projects as assigned


  • BA/BS degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3+ years of strong programming skills using open source or widely available tools such as Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Java, Visual Basic  or .NET framework.
  • Must be able to create customizations and integrations that are robust and easy to support.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; commitment to delivering great software and releasing it quickly, efficiently and with increasing quality.

Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship

Please note only applicants who meet the requirements listed in this ad will be considered


At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform. Our products are backed by more than 90 fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover the world of Crestron by visiting


At Crestron Electronics, we offer a competitive total compensation package including:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. 401K with company contribution, Paid Vacation, Holidays and more!  We have new onsite state of the art fitness and wellness centers at our Headquarters in Rockleigh, NJ. 




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