Meet Northrop Grumman's
MIKE HEARD

Careers - Mike’s Story
 A Future Tech Leader
Mike’s Story
A Future Tech Leader
After graduating with a degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of Florida, Mike joined Northrop Grumman’s three-year rotational Future Technical Leaders Program. He went on to earn his master’s in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology—and found himself drawn to the mission of national security, so he returned to Northrop Grumman after graduation.
Careers - What Mike Does
 Technical Fellow & Chief Cyber Architect
What Mike Does
Technical Fellow & Chief Cyber Architect
Mike works extensively with Northrop Grumman’s customers and internal teams—from strategy and engineering to research and development. He spends some of his days traveling to visit customers to better understand their mission and technology needs, and other days on-site, working interdepartmentally to build better solutions for Northrop Grumman’s customers.
 
 
“We give people the ability to learn about whatever they want to learn about. The company really encourages and supports diversity and experience.”
 
“We give people the ability to learn about whatever they want to learn about. The company really encourages and supports diversity and experience.”
 
 
“To be successful here, I think you need to have the ability to move around and to not be afraid to get outside your comfort zone.”
 
“To be successful here, I think you need to have the ability to move around and to not be afraid to get outside your comfort zone.”