HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Oct. 24, 2016 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and QTEC Aerospace are hosting a career exploration event for science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals, Oct. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Northrop Grumman, QTEC to Host Career Exploration Event
Northrop Grumman and QTEC Aerospace are hosting a career exploration event for science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals from 4 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 27.

“This is part of the Missile Defense Agency’s mentor-protégé program,” said Kathryn Broad, CEO of QTEC Aerospace. “Northrop Grumman is helping us to ‘attract like minds’ with an innovative approach for recruiting at QTEC.

“We are very serious about finding the best talent in Huntsville, so we want to hold an unintimidating and comfortable job fair. In fact, come as you are dressed for your usual workday. We expect QTEC’s unique culture and the reasons why we’ve won the Huntsville’s Best Places to Work recognition six of the past seven years will come across,” said Broad.

Event attendees will be welcomed with an informal presentation. QTEC subject matter experts will provide in-depth discussions on current job openings and possible careers in missile defense, aviation and space programs. During the event, space-themed refreshments developed and prepared by the Culinary Arts Program of the Huntsville Center of Technology will be served.

“Getting the Huntsville Center of Technology involved is yet another way of showcasing the talents of our community,” said Steve Cook, integrated air and missile defense product line manager and mentor-protégé program manager, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. Themed creations include Rocket City chicken bites and “out-of-this-world” triple chocolate brownies.

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Under a 36-month Missile Defense Agency agreement, Northrop Grumman is mentoring QTEC to enhance QTEC’s engineering and technology capabilities, corporate infrastructure and new business growth.

QTEC is a women-owned small business that began operations in Huntsville in 1998 and has supported Northrop Grumman since 2001. The company specializes in engineering, analytical, technical, and program/project management support to assist in assuring U.S. preeminence in missile defense, Army, Navy and Air Force aviation and space.

Since 1992, Northrop Grumman has mentored more than 130 small businesses and received 23 DOD Nunn-Perry Awards for its work under the DOD mentor-protégé program. Nunn-Perry awards are the highest honor companies can receive in the program and Northrop Grumman has received more Nunn-Perry awards than any other prime contractor.

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