Principal Technologist

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. 


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you have a passion for creating vision for corporate technology R&D? We are looking for exceptional candidates for a Principal Technologist position. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet. 


Job Overview:


GaN has an opportunity for an experienced Principal Technologist in support of our corporate office in Huntsville, AL.


  • The candidate will set the vision for the corporate R&D and execute comprehensive tasks from identifying technologies, securing funding, executing research, developing IP, and managing a technology team.
  • Provide recommendations to customer concerning applicability, usability, and maturity of various types of technologies.
  • Identification and work with multiple government agencies with funding programs that invest in technology maturation.
  • Develop commercialization plans.
  • Work within a team in the management and execution of technology investment projects
  • Manage multiple projects to include financial, schedule, and risk management.
  • Recommend and implement project management, knowledge management, and coordination processes and tools.
  • Support development and management of materials for project status coordination


Requirements (minimum):

  • PhD in engineering with proven innovative project management experience.
  • Must have broad engineering knowledge and have soft skills to manage an innovative team and customers.
  • Knowledgeable in technology development, trends, and processes.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain a professional demeanor.


Special Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • MUST be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.



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