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Review averages

  • 255 employees say

    Excellent (96)
    37.647058823529%
    Good (63)
    24.705882352941%
    Satisfactory (50)
    19.607843137255%
    Subpar (46)
    18.039215686275%
    3.30
  • 37 applicants say

    Excellent (6)
    16.216216216216%
    Good (8)
    21.621621621622%
    Satisfactory (10)
    27.027027027027%
    Subpar (13)
    35.135135135135%
    2.44

Company summary

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide, offering an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies for applications from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace.

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Who we are

Company outlook

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Our Values

We, the women and men of NORTHROP GRUMMAN, are guided by the following Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

We take responsibility for QUALITY…
Our products and services will be "best in class" in terms of value received for dollars paid. We will deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. Each of us is responsible for the quality of whatever we do.

We deliver CUSTOMER satisfaction …
We are dedicated to satisfying our customers. We believe in respecting our customers, listening to their requests and understanding their expectations. We strive to exceed their expectations in affordability, quality and on-time delivery.

We provide LEADERSHIP as a company and as individuals…
Northrop Grumman's leadership is founded on talented employees effectively applying advanced technology, innovative manufacturing and sound business management. We add more value at lower cost with faster response. We each lead through our competence, creativity and teamwork.

We act with INTEGRITY in all we do…
We are each personally accountable for the highest standards of behavior, including honesty and fairness in all aspects of our work. We fulfill our commitments as responsible citizens and employees. We will consistently treat customers and company resources with the respect they deserve.

We value Northrop Grumman PEOPLE…
We treat one another with respect and take pride in the significant contributions that come from the diversity of individuals and ideas. Our continued success requires us to provide the education and development needed to help our people grow. We are committed to openness and trust in all relationships.

We regard our SUPPLIERS as essential team members…
We owe our suppliers the same type of respect that we show to our customers. Our suppliers deserve fair and equitable treatment, clear agreements and honest feedback on performance. We consider our suppliers' needs in conducting all aspects of our business.

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Benefits

Our responsibility for our team doesn’t stop at our office doors. It extends to your health, home and happiness. 

That’s why we provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to give you flexibility and control to choose what makes the most sense for you and your family. After all, our mission of global security doesn’t just apply to the rest of the world — it’s about keeping our employees and their families safe too. 

Through the Northrop Grumman Benefits & You OnLine program, we provide a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits are designed to give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family members. We offer a range of benefits to ensure that our employees - from new graduates to long-term employees and their dependents - have options in health, savings and other important areas that support work/life balance. 

You can find more detailed benefits information, including eligibility requirements, at Northrop Grumman’s Benefits & You OnLine. The benefits described are applicable to most eligible non-represented Northrop Grumman employees. Some benefits plans vary by sector.

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Location


  • 2980 Fairview Park Drive
    Falls Church, VA, 22042
    USA

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What we offer

What is special about working for us?

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with the best minds in the industry.

 Wherever you work here and whatever your role, we’re united by our mission to protect the world. No matter how innovative our technology, we think that united front is the most impressive thing of all.

What else should applicants know about us?

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Like every challenge we solve, we approach global security from multiple perspectives. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll collaborate across sector lines to keep the world safe through innovative technological solutions.

Explore our areas of expertise and discover more about the systems, products, and solutions we create for government and commercial customers around the world. Get inspired—and then get in touch. If you’re as devoted to global security as we are, you’re welcome here.

Reviews for Northrop Grumman Corporation

Reviews - What employees say

3.30 Employees say
2.44 Applicants say
  • 12.May 2018
  • Employee

Company Culture

Constant rotations in upper management

Support from management

not much

Teamwork

I worked with the best people

Freedom to work independently

I was given that unique opportunity

Attitude towards older colleagues

I was lucky with my team mates

Career Development

almost impossible to get promoted

Office / Work Environment

we were working on Windows 7 machines, so was not able even to install SQL Server 2016 on our work PC.

Environmental Friendliness

despite continuous reminders to be courteous to others - people still talk loud over 2-3 rows of cubicles

Work-Life Balance

people have to work long hours

Company Image

only buzz words

Job Security

After 10 years of being the main contributor to the project, I was laid off next week after project ended. Redeployment Program did not work for me at all.

Challenging Work

who is not afraid to take responsibility - there are lots of challenges

Inclusive / Diverse

for 2 months several groups were seeking for new candidates and were provided people from only one social group at the rate 9 out of 10.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Upper management should at least response to the "cry for help"

What I like about the company

The team I have worked with

What I dislike about the company

when Northrop did not get the full project extension, despite the buzz words to "..keep our employee".. , ".. we care about people more than about technology ..", ".. we want our employee to feel safe .. " - people were simply laid off.

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    Northrop Grumman
  • City
    Fairfax
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    IT

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered
  • 02.May 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Get new management who care about their employees success

What I like about the company

I’m allowed to work from home and my co-workers are awesome

What I dislike about the company

Lack of advancement opportunities

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
1.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    Northrop Grumman Information Technology Division
  • City
    Irving
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered
  • 25.Apr 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would fire eveyone and shut it down.

What I like about the company

It's so sad I can't think of any.I have none. Oh wait I get a pay check every 2 weeks.

What I dislike about the company

The best thing that can happen it is shut down. Just think how much the government can save.

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    Northrop Grumman
  • City
    Baltimore
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered

Review averages

  • 255 employees say

    Excellent (96)
    37.647058823529%
    Good (63)
    24.705882352941%
    Satisfactory (50)
    19.607843137255%
    Subpar (46)
    18.039215686275%
    3.30
  • 37 applicants say

    Excellent (6)
    16.216216216216%
    Good (8)
    21.621621621622%
    Satisfactory (10)
    27.027027027027%
    Subpar (13)
    35.135135135135%
    2.44

kununu score comparisons

Northrop Grumman Corporation
3.19
292 reviews

Industry average (Research and Development/Sciences)
3.28
20,615 reviews

kununu average
3.28
2,604,000 reviews