Top 10 Reasons to Work at RTI

I recently traveled to Vanderbilt University to attend their Engineering SLAM (9/4) and Career Fair (9/5), where I was inspired to write this post. Engineering students who were looking to start their careers often asked me the same question, “Why RTI?”

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Finding Your Voice as a Woman at a Silicon Valley Tech Company

The best job I’ve ever had

After 30+ years in the workplace, I have found my home at RTI. I often tell people it is the best job I’ve ever had, and it’s true. But what does that mean?

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My First Year as an Application Engineer at RTI

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?”

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Engineering Beyond the Cubicle

First, a few questions:

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From 4 to 30: Growing the RTI Spain Team

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.

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Women in Engineering: A Story for your Daughter

Recently, I got the opportunity to present to a group called, “Women Who Code (WWC),” a society for women in software engineering careers. I decided to start with a story that I made up for my daughter when she was little. The kid’s version is contained at the bottom of this post; if you have time, please check it out. But, since you’re likely a harried grown up, here’s the Reader’s Digest version: 

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