Northrop Grumman

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A great career experience while helping to construct the nation's largest defense platform - Aircraft Carriers.

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Former Employee - Program Manager - IT in Newport News, VA (US)
Former Employee - Program Manager - IT in Newport News, VA (US)

I worked at Northrop Grumman full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

I retired recently after almost 35 years. I worked the entire time at Newport News Shipbuilding which NG spun off as a separate corporation. Working at NNS allowed me to have multiple careers in various disciplines while remaining in one location while making above average salary and benefits. Your potential is only limited by the restraints you place on yourself. NG and NNS were always open to trying a different route if you were not having success on your current path. You just had to ask and support your rationale for the change.

Cons

Promotion above the supervisor and manager level are limited simply due to fewer available high level positions. If you have your sights set on being a Director, Vice President or CEO, your odds become very slim after age 35 unless you have become one of the "chosen few". If you have to ask yourself whether you are or aren't, then you aren't.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide a larger non-managerial advancement path for those not able to reach senior management positions. You need more "fellow" positions.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Great Company

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    Current Employee - Energy Technical Analyst/Writer
    Current Employee - Energy Technical Analyst/Writer

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for, lots of possibility for growth and movement considering they have offices all over the world.

    Cons

    I have no cons to report.

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    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great learning experience at a tough time in the defense industry.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Freedom to do a variety of engineering tasks within my discipline

    Cons

    Several rounds of layoffs in the past few years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People matter as much as the bottom line.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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