Product Validation Test Specialist II - Raven Applied Technology

COMPANY:  Raven Industries


STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  33091


At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.


In Raven Applied Technology, our team members help farmers grow more food and operate sustainably. From field computers, sprayer controls, and software services, to fully autonomous driverless ag technology, we develop solutions that solve challenges for ag professionals around the globe. Join our team to work on disruptive, life-changing, and autonomous technologies that are shaping the future of agriculture. 



Finds, profiles, and vets in-field alpha testers. Installs and supports new products being tested as well as training testers how to use new systems/products. Collects and documents feedback from testers on new systems/products.


  • Essential Functions as outlined in Product Test Validation Specialist I.
  • Works with engineering to ensure full understanding of products being tested and expected performance during testing.
  • Train internal team members on utilization of test equipment and procedures as transition to beta testing occurs.
  • Provide significant assistance in the front-end research related to new product development and introduction.
  • Provide input for system user manuals.
  • Deep understanding of agriculture operations from small farms to large farms and ag retail.
  • Assess potential testers to ensure they have the correct equipment, geography, and ability to give strong granular feedback.
  • Analyze product development plans to understand testing and validation needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or precision agriculture, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities as outlined in Product Validation Test Specialist I.
  • Ability to communicate across cross functional teams as well as up and down the chain of command.



Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.  We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.



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