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Research Engineer/Scientist

Raven Industries
Country of Position: 
United States
Contact Name: 
Peggy Canter
Subject Area: 
Digital Signal Processing
Start Date: 
December 22, 2016
Expiration Date: 
February 28, 2017
Position Description: 


Vista Research is a highly innovative Research and Development company within the Raven family. For over 30 years, Vista has delivered critical analysis and engineering expertise to our customers — solving great challenges for government and industry customers alike. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Vista Research was established in 1984. Vista has a national reputation for developing systems that incorporate remote sensing and signal processing. Our team of scientists and engineers are committed to providing our customers with the innovative solutions they require and the answers they can trust. Raven is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ:RAVN) headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with a purpose to Solve Great Challenges that is bold and authentic. As a part of the Raven family, Vista aggressively competes on four Dimensions of Competition: Quality, Service, Innovation, and Peak Performance. Deeply connected to our culture and values, Raven’s four Dimensions of Competition are the foundation on which we separate our company from our competition. Quality, Service, Innovation, and Peak Performance are woven into how we do business, shaping Raven’s culture and setting us apart. These are not initiatives that come and go; they are enduring values — and a testament to our commitment to continual improvement.

Position Overview

Build your career at a technology-driven company dedicated to Solving Great Challenges. At Raven, we engineer ground-breaking technologies in the areas of communications, safety, feeding the world, energy independence, and resource preservation. Grounded in a common sense approach to an ever-changing world, Raven is powered by the people who boldly mix drive, courage, integrity, and innovation into the focused ability to solve great challenges. Our strength as a company has always been our desire and drive to Solve Great Challenges, and our culture is built on collaboration, creative thinking, and problem solving.

As a member of the Vista Research team, the successful candidate will participate in a multi-disciplinary, exciting, and challenging environment. We are seeking employees for our Monterey, CA office who enjoy a family oriented culture and are interested in excellent salaries, benefits, and growth opportunities.

Essential Functions

  • A strong background in signal processing, communications, and implementation of numerical algorithms is essential. 
  • Strong programming skills are required, with ideal candidates having demonstrated experience in C/C++, Python, and Linux. 
  • Knowledge of numerical linear algebra is a plus.


  • Persons with education in electrical engineering, computer science, or applied mathematics are encouraged to apply.  An M.S. is required, a Ph.D. preferred.

Minimum Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship is also required, with strong preference for persons with an in-scope TS/SBBI.


Monterey, CA.


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