Why be a U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command civilian employee? Civilian employees have played an important role in supporting our nation's soldiers since 1776. For over 230 years, the U.S. Army has depended upon and appreciated the many contributions civilian employees have made for the men and women in uniform.The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, or RDECOM, recognizes that we couldn't accomplish the U.S. Army's mission alone -- it takes an integrated team of Soldiers and civilians to fight and win against the numerous threats to our nation.There has never been a more challenging or rewarding time to work at RDECOM. While U.S. Army soldiers face various challenges across the world, RDECOM stands ready to provide the resources and support they need to overcome these challenges. Our civilian employees are an integral part of helping us research and develop solutions we can put in the hands of our nation's Soldiers.At RDECOM, we provide valuable, rewarding, and challenging careers for civilian employees who want to support our soldiers and want to be a part of a unified, agile, innovative and collaborative organization. We perform the critical mission of providing soldiers with the technological edge they need to fight, survive and win against our nation's adversaries. We provide basic and applied research to deliver cost-effective, best-of-breed solutions to soldiers. Our organization is the focal point and clearinghouse for all Army research and development.Through our state-of-the-art capabilities, the distinguished scientists and engineers of RDECOM provide solutions to Soldiers when and where they need them most. Our employees are renowned and respected professionals empowered to excel and we are committed to providing a workplace with exciting, meaningful and rewarding science and technology career opportunities for our employees.We recruit, cultivate, develop and deploy scientists and engineers who have the opportunity to "Serve the Army Your Way."RDECOM civilians are recognized nationally and internationally as experts in their fields, which span the full spectrum of science and engineering disciplines. As a result, our employees actively engage with educational institutions to cultivate a robust science, technology, engineering and mathematical society that will provide an enduring technical workforce for the nation.Join our team today, not only to be a part of the critical link between the U.S. Army scientific and military communities, but to embrace the opportunity to make a difference for our nation's Soldiers.-----The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has the mission to ensure decisive overmatch for unified land operations to empower the Army, the joint warfighter and our nation. RDECOM is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.