Riverside Research Institute

Project Engineer

Location US-OH-Fairborn
ID 2024-3160
Research & Development
Position Type
Full Time Salary

Riverside Overview

Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country’s most challenging technical problems.
 All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Position Overview

Riverside Research is seeking a full-time project engineer to support an Air Force customer in Dayton, OH.  The project engineer will work as part of a team identifying customer challenges, sourcing commercially available solutions, evaluating options, providing recommendations, and transitioning selected technologies to secure environments.


  • Work closely with customers to identify and curate challenges impeding mission success
  • Source commercially available solutions to mitigate customer problems
  • Evaluate various options; provide recommendations on best fit
  • Transition select technologies to secure environments
  • Prepare white papers, briefings and present findings


A minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor�s degree, 3 years with a Master�s degree, a PhD without experience, or equivalent work experience is typically required for an employee at this level.


  • Secret clearance with ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance with SCI adjudication
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, computer, mechanical, aerospace, or software engineering
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, responsible team player able to work independently with minimal daily direction
  • Demonstrated effective/efficient written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work and interact with technically and organizationally diverse personnel


Preferred Requirements:

  • Pursuing a graduate degree in electrical, computer, mechanical, aerospace, software engineering, or engineering management
  • Experience interacting with Air Force organizations

Global Comp

$70,000 - $130,000 This represents the typical compensation range for this position based on experience, location and other factors.

Closing Statement

Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring.  Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.


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