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CAREERS WITH AVISTA

Take Your Career to New Heights

AVISTA created a leadership team that cares about developing talent and resources are available to encourage your professional development. Our principles shape the way we build our talent pipeline, and our talented team members drive their careers forward. We focus on selecting the best people for the job and giving them the tools to build a career that will have a lasting impact. At the heart of our company are the people who work each day to advance AVISTA's vision and purpose.


Why AVISTA

We work toward innovative solutions for large-scale companies in major global industries as well as small start-ups seeking to make a positive impact on the world. We believe in empowering people to give their best every day and relying on them to contribute to the overall success of the organization. Our culture is steeped in employee and customer satisfaction and continues to be a focus for us today. We constantly evaluate our employee culture to ensure we are meeting the needs of our people to the best of our ability. Each team member brings a unique set of experiences, background and thinking that, when combined with the thoughts and experiences of others, creates a richness within our organization and improves strategic outcomes.


"We have a strong commitment to our customers and an awareness that the real strength of the company lies in our people. This combination is intended to produce an organization with great energy and a deep-rooted 'can-do' spirit. This spirit is complemented by our core values of people, integrity, quality, and innovation, to create a culture unlike any other."

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Steve Ungs
President
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Opportunities with AVISTA

  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Automated Test Environments
  • Scrum Master / Product Owner
  • Hardware Engineering
  • Certification Support
  • Program and Engineering Management
  • Quality Management

Open Positions

Benefits

Join us in our pursuit of excellence as a leader in the Engineering Services market and you'll also receive competitive compensation which includes a salary, plus overtime pay and annual bonus, and an attractive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401(K), career development/tuition reimbursement, PTO, and paid holidays.

Health & Insurance
Among other standard benefits, we provide medical, dental, and vision insurance to our full time employees and families.
Flexible Work Schedule
Life is demanding and we understand. We have a flexible work schedule, which allows for compressed work weeks, flexible lunch breaks, and even adjusted working hours.
Career Development
Are you interested in lifelong learning or just developing a new skill? AVISTA provides tuition reimbursement for eligible expenses.
Paid PTO / Holiday / Overtime
Full time employees accrue paid time off and paid holidays. Qualifying employees also receive paid overtime.
Savings Plan
We help ensure our employees have the resources they need by matching a percentage of each employee's 401(k) contribution.”
Flight Training
Ever wanted to get your pilot's license? This unique benefit helps pay for training to make your dream become reality!
Travel Opportunities
If you enjoy traveling, AVISTA can provide opportunities to travel within the US to support our customers' needs.
Culture
AVISTA provides a welcoming environment to all. Employees appreciate having a casual dress code, basic onsite amenities, and a fun work environment!

Interns

AVISTA interns and part-time students contribute toward real-world projects. They see first hand how their work impacts the team, customer, and industry. We're looking for the best and brightest people to help us continue to excel as a market leader and stay relevant in an ever-changing environment.

Over our 30+ year history, AVISTA has successfully hired over 125 interns in the program and helped them begin engineering careers. Today's program includes opportunities at all three of our locations: a summer kick-off and introduction to the company, a mid-summer celebration, and a closing presentation done by each of our Interns.

Veterans

We recognize the benefit of uniquely talented people with military backgrounds. We're proud to offer opportunities for military personnel from all branches. Because of the nature of our work, you can easily translate your current military skills to your next adventure - a rewarding career with us. The high work ethic of armed forces personnel will find a fit here, where our employees work each day under the assumption they will always do the right thing. Loyalty and commitment are never second guessed, which creates a wonderful sense of teamwork. We believe that when committed employees bring together their resources and develop solutions toward common goals, good things happen.

Diversity

Our employees are diverse not only in ethnicity, status, sexual orientation, disability, religion and age, but also in cultural backgrounds, life experiences and ideas. By listening to each other and valuing our diverse opinions, our view of the world is a well-rounded one. We believe the diversity of our employees makes us a stronger, more effective company equipped with an inviting, inclusive culture. Our welcoming work environment encourages collaboration and helps employees look forward to working each day in an atmosphere where their voice is heard.

Employee Perspectives

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I enjoy attacking the technical challenges I face daily. It keeps things interesting.

Engineer of 15 years

The type and application of project varies. It's great being able to work on multiple projects throughout the year and to always be learning something new.

Engineer of 1 year

AVISTA is unique in that you can live 5 min from work in a small-town environment (low-cost, low crime, etc.) but work on high-tech, safety-critical systems.

Manager of 16 years

I've worked on a wide variety of interesting systems and each program is a new set of engaging challenges. Roles can also very from project to project from an independent developer to Product Owner/Scrum Master on a large-scale scrum-of-scrums team. This feels much different than other companies where it would typically require a job change and relocation to have these various opportunities.

Manager of 16 years

The Platteville office is located in fantastic school district allowing your kids to go from pre-school through college.

Manager of 21 years

The Platteville community has affordable housing that when combined with engineering pay, allows people to purchase a home early in their lives.

Manager of 21 years

Small company feel where you are a person and not just a number. Experienced people help you learn and develop skills each day.

Manager of 21 years

My favorite two things are the casual dress code and the annual bonus program.

Employee of 16 years

I think AVISTA is great because of the flexible work schedule and the interesting projects I get to work on.

Senior Engineer of 2 years

The diversity of the products we work on and the customers we support ensures there are always new things to learn. The more I learn the more I learn that I have a lot more to learn!

Senior Leader of 32 years

How awesome is it to work on aircraft that friends, family, and myself have flown on or will in the future. It places a focus on safety, quality, and doing the job the right way the first time. The platforms we work on include planes, helicopters, trains, vehicles, defense systems, maritime systems, Internet of things devices, medical devices, and more.

Senior Leader of 32 years

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AAP) Employer

AVISTA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, marital status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, childbirth, genetic information, or military and veteran status. Request an Accommodation. Read further information regarding Affirmative Action narrative availability. AVISTA participates in E-Verify: details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish. EEO is the law. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.