Northrop Grumman Interview Questions in Chantilly, VA

Updated Feb 18, 2015
Updated Feb 18, 2015
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    Network Engineer III Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chantilly, VA
    Anonymous Employee in Chantilly, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at Northrop Grumman in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    The recruiter excitedly told me of three positions and I interviewed for two. Both went very well and the recruiter told me to expect at least one offer. I even answered follow-on questions from one of the interviewers where I'm sure I was free consulting advice. The teams definitely needed good engineers. Unfortunately it did not get that far.

    When it came to getting an offer for either I was annoyed and disappointed. It is unprofessional and a bad sign when the recruiter stops responding after telling you that they were actively working on an offer. I contacted them a few times asking them for an update because I was considering other offers.

    Once I informed them of my acceptance of another offer, only then did the recruiter respond to explicitly reject me in favor of another candidate. That's unprofessional. I got no credible answer regarding why I was left in limbo and rejected after withdrawing. I stalled on the other offer based on the recruiter's information and NGC did not deserve the consideration. I was probably too expensive for them, but not for my new employer.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions asked varied greatly based on the team/group. For both positions, the interviewers were below my level of expertise. The interview was primarily to determine if I can communicate my expertise and be professional enough to interact with the customer.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chantilly, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chantilly, VA
    Application Details

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Northrop Grumman in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    The process started out with a phone interview with talent acquisition. She gathered basics on salary requirements, what I was looking for as far as the position goes, verified my employment history, etc. A week later, I had a group interview with the hiring manager, engineering manager and business development lead. This consisted of questions related to my resume, how I would handle certain situations at work, my experience in SW development, change management and project management, etc. I was able to ask a lot of questions about the position as well. After that interview, I was asked to come back the following week to meet with the customer. That was more of a meet and greet than an interview. After that, I was asked to come back in a third time to meet with the Director (who was in vacation during the previous two times I was on site). Two days later, I was offered the position at my requested salary.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your experience as a project manager for a large scale IT project?   View Answer
    • How do you handle implementing change within an organization?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They offered me the salary I requested so there was no need to negotiate salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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