Frequently Asked Questions

  • There are numerous ways to secure employment with Riacol. As an applicant, it’s important to regularly monitor the Riacol career pages, submit to jobs of interest and make sure that you are qualified for the position as well as the level of the job. We encourage you to connect with contacts you have at Riacol to find out about opportunities and what it’s like to work in our company. You can also sign up for a job alert that will notify you when positions with your criteria are open.

We’re always looking for individuals who are committed to ethics and integrity, mission-motivated, passionate about solving problems for humanity and strive to lead innovation. You can learn more about innovative projects Riacol’s employees are working on right now by visiting our Stories of Innovation page.

  • First, you should create a profile on our website in order to apply to any position. You only need to create a profile once, and you may update or modify it as often as necessary.


    Depending on the position, the Riacolrecruitment team may conduct phone interviews, followed by one or several in-person interviews before an employment offer is extended.

  • Be sure to research the company, network with your friends, family and peers and join our Talent Network(opens in new window) so you can receive updates on various Riacol recruitment activities. Take part in our virtual chats and review our calendar of events to find out when a Riacol representative will be in your local area. We encourage social media and professional media connections from prospective candidates.

  • Riacol offers a comprehensive benefits program for employees that includes competitive pay, wellness programs, life and income protection, paid time off and retirement savings plans. Learn more about the total value of a career at Riacol’s – Benefits and Amenities.

  • We have locations in some of the most desirable big cities and small towns in all 10 Provinces and around the world, with 50 facilities and business offices in over 40 countries.

  • Some positions that translate into a career with us include: information technology (IT) weapon system trainers or instructors (e.g., AEGIS shipboard weapons systems) aircraft captains and mechanics avionics technicians and mechanics special forces logistics instructor pilots intelligence or counter-intelligence analysts SATCOM operations equipment operators, maintainers and instructors. You may also find our Military Skills Translator tool helpful in identifying positions.


  • When you are planning your transition from the military, we recommend you research the many types of positions we employ in our various programs and locations. You can discuss your resume with us in person at one of our many Military Events around the country, or via our Military Chat sessions. And when you are close to transitioning (within 60-120 days of separation), you should submit your resume via our career site and apply to positions that best match your skills and interests. 

  • A flat rate allowance will be provided for meal expenses and travel incidents as such:


    Meal expenses: A flat meal per diem of $50.00 will be allotted for each day of approved travel. Any meal expenses above $50.00 per day allowance will be at the applicant’s expense. No receipts are required to receive this meal allowance.


    Travel Incidents: A flat rate travel allowance of $135.00 per interview trip will be allotted for personal automobile usage to and from the airport or interview, baggage/fees, parking, tolls, Uber/Lyft/taxi, and rental car fuel. Any expenses incurred above the $135.00 allowance will be at the applicant’s expense. No receipts are required to receive this travel allowance.

  • Technologies we focus on include: advanced materials • analysis, simulation and modeling • electro-optics • communications • environmental sciences • guidance, navigation and control systems • liquid propellants • millimeter and microwave electronics • software and processors • space science instruments • stealth technologies • systems architecture and integration • and more.

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