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Tim deCordova


Role and Company

Senior Principle Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman


25 years experience in defense, aerospace, & aviation


Palm Bay, FL

About Tim

20+ years in the aerospace and Intelligence industry supporting military aircraft and spacecraft environments; Extensive experience leading diverse technical and cross-functional teams under a wide range of adverse conditions. Experienced in systems engineering, system integration and test, material and technical review boards, root cause corrective action, integration of payloads, mechanical/electrical and fiber optic system integration. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills developed in US Navy and US Army, serving in Operation Enduring Freedom/Noble Eagle.

Embry-Riddle Magna Cum Laude
USC Paramedic Program
Military Specialties: Human Intelligence Collector, All Source Intelligence Analyst, Fleet Marine Force Corpsman, Airborne

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one year ago

I need help finding UAV pilot jobs.

Hi Dan, Most of the large aerospace companies, mine included, are always looking for UAV talent. If you arent getting...

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4 years ago

What would be some key aspects to focus on when transitioning from military to civilian sector

Phillip gave you some good tools to begin your transition. I would like to add a perspective about transitioning. As...

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4 years ago

With transitioning into a new industry, at what level of an organization could one expect to transition into?

This will probably vary from industry to industry. When companies hire someone off the street it is to fill an...

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4 years ago

Do companies prefer college degrees over years of experience?

Hello William Depending on the position for which you apply, a degree isn't a hard and fast requirement per se,...

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5 years ago

Jobs for someone with an OTH discharge for marijuana use?

Hello Mario There are several issues to tackle here so let me see if I can provide some insight. I...

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