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Application Engineer

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions
LOCATION: 

Arlington, VA, US, 22202

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  28762

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Aerostar is a world leader in lighter-than-air, stratospheric, and situational awareness technology. Committed to rapid innovation of highly technical and groundbreaking technology, we design and manufacture niche products that enhance security and connect the world. We are working on a number of exciting projects — and looking for extraordinary talent to join our team.


Raven Aerostar is a world leader in lighter-than-air, stratospheric, situational awareness, and radar sensor technology. Committed to rapid innovation of highly technical and groundbreaking technology, we design and manufacture niche products that connect, protect, and save lives. We are working on a number of exciting projects and are looking for extraordinary talent to join our team in our Arlington, Virginia office.

 

The Application Engineer represents the face of Raven Aerostar to the customer who is responsible for Radar business expansion by identifying and assessing customer challenges, providing technical briefings and engagements, collaborating with team members to develop compelling solutions and winning proposals.  A passion for Radar and related sensor technology, a strong technical and sales/customer service acumen, and results driven mindset is a must to provide ‘best-in-class’ technical guidance, responsiveness and professionalism in all customer interactions.

 

Summary Analyze customers’ technical needs and develop specific product/service solutions to meet those needs and business expansion.

Essential Functions
• Serve as liaison between internal teams and customers to assess specific needs and offer and/or develop solutions.
• Consults with sales team to estimate costs for customers.
• Support the develop of Statements of Work and responses to Requests for Information and Solicitations.
• Identify new product and product enhancement opportunities.
• Use technical knowledge to support and build solutions and sales.
• Work with engineers from various departments to ensure proposed solutions can be integrated with current systems and equipment.
• Provides technical training to clients.
• Ensure product performance meets customer standards and requirements.
• Prepare various documents and reports as needed.
• Stay current on relevant technology trends.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, sales or related field.
• 2+ years’ experience is preferred.
• Strong sales and service skills.
• Demonstrated leadership abilities.
• High level of patience and service.
• Strong organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to motivate team members.
• Problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to identify waste and creatively look for solutions.
• Capacity to be flexible and multitask.
• Proficient with a computer, including Microsoft Office.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.

 

We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.

Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.


Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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