Northrop Grumman

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Ok at mid management level, further up is not so solid

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Engineer III in Redondo Beach, CA (US)
Current Employee - Engineer III in Redondo Beach, CA (US)

I have been working at Northrop Grumman

Pros

Pay
What was flexible work time in HR
Lower and mid management are helpful and understanding
Large company with diverse people (for engineer types that is)
Unique work

Cons

Upper management not developing consensus, most actions and policies are all "pushed down" to us.
"Challenge up, support down" does not really seem to be practiced in many areas re: project execution, flexible work, telework, general communication styles.
Losing telework
Engineer types

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Develop consensus with bonafide employee committees
End nepotism of the good ol buddy kind
Try that one show, Undercover boss out at Northrop. Boy, you might be surprised.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    NGC ES Software Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Cincinnati, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Cincinnati, OH (US)

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman

    Pros

    strong benefit package, flexible hours, consistent feedback, tuition disbursement, and alot of other things i could mention if i wanted to.

    Cons

    small world hard to see what other parts of the sector or NG as a whole due to the nature of many programs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    a flatter management structure would probably benefit transparency from the grunts up the chain and allow for more cross pollination.

    Recommends
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    Lots of opportunity

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman

    Pros

    Flexible schedule; lots of opportunities to work on different projects; relatively stable business; exciting products; your work actually makes a difference in the world.

    Cons

    Might be hard to get promoted based on merit rather than sheer amount of experience. Sometimes projects get turned on and off without notice, so you have to be flexible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need a more well-implemented and followed plan for promotion and career development. Don't get caught in the contractor mindset - support your best talent and do not tolerate the "old boys club."

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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