Reasons to Join Tanner

Tanner Research, Inc. is a great location for personal and professional development. Since 1988, Tanner Research has cultivated an environment that promotes ideas and people. Our company's growth over the years has led to significant numbers of internal promotions and upward growth opportunities for staff members.
The company offers a great transition from Academic Research to Commercial Enterprise. We are currently performing exciting state-of-the-art research and development on multiple research grants, contracts and sub-contracts from NSF, SBIR, DARPA, Army, Navy, USDA, and major Universities.
Tanner Research, Inc. is made up of several major divisions, offering staff members a stimulating environment to work in. Tanner Laboratories performs state-of-the-art research for mixed-signal microelectronics & MEMS Systems, electronics, optics, and energetics. Tanner Robotics creates lightweight mobile platform and arm systems for safe use alongside humans.
We employ and work with top Scientists, Software Engineers, and Systems Engineers from the best universities in California and the world, including Caltech, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and USC. We have an elite team!
We offer a very positive upward growth environment for both professional men and women. We have had women hold positions of Vice President, Sr. Scientist, Chief Systems Architect, Software Manager, Project Manager, and Project Leader. We pride ourselves on treating our people more like family than as employees. We have a beautiful new working environment with many of the comforts of home. We equip our people with appropriate state-of-the-art hardware and software.
  • Complete Medical and Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Generous Vacation Plan: 3+ Weeks of Vacation
  • 401 (k) Tax Deferred Savings & Matching Plan
  • 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Flexible Hours
  • Eye Wear Discounts
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Annual Family Weekend Retreat in celebration of profitable years

Tanner is always looking to hire top research, engineering, and techinical talent to support our research goals. If you would like to join our team, please send your resume and cover letter to

Tanner Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce including individuals of all genders, ages, nations, cultures, ethnic groups, and physical abilities.