Now and then I get asked, “What do you do for a living?” to which I reply, “I'm an Application Engineer.” Like clockwork I get the standard response, “Ahem…(5-second pause) and what exactly is that? Do you build mobile apps?”
It was Halloween two days ago. Everywhere you looked, people were running around in superhero costumes. You know them: Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman. Why do people love heroes? Because they’re inspiring. Heroes boldly venture into new challenges and accomplish things nobody thought they could.
Six years ago I crossed the doors of RTI’s headquarters in California for the first time. Another three people and I were chosen to be part of an important expansion of the company in Europe- a new development center in Spain. But before that, we stayed six months in HQ to learn not only about RTI DDS products, but also about processes and, most importantly, RTI’s culture.
-Where talent meets innovation.
FRIDAY! It’s the first thing that comes to mind when I think about RTI. To almost everyone, Friday means the end of the week, the beginning of the weekend, late night parties and, of course, catching up on sleep. But for me, Friday and RTI have an entirely different connection, and I will explain why.
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RTI’s engineering team is based in Sunnyvale, CA. We also have a smaller, yet rapidly growing team in Granada, Spain.