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Innovation is key

Software Engineer (Current Employee) Arlington, VA

ProsGreat opportunities to do different stuff, you just have to put yourself out there
Support from upper management about getting more involved in the company and persuing activities
Management is trying to be more "innovative" which is really (slowly) shaking things up (positively)
Internal programs to stimulate employees being empowered to take over their own careers

ConsIf your project ends, you are out of luck. You have to find your own new position and you are given the same priority as an external employee. (although I think this situation depends on the group)
HR center is worthless, you call for help and they just read back the literature. No deeper understanding of benefits.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep pursuing more modern ways of growing the company.
Find something to do when people have gaps in charge numbers because you can really be loosing great people due to funding issues on projects.
Employees really like getting involved in helping out

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Exceptional Senior Management - Inconsistent Middle Management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) El Segundo, CA

    I worked at Northrop Grumman


    Pros: Work on top programs, with bright people, in an excellent… Cons: Pockets of excellence, and some pockets of surprises. The good news is word travels fast within the company, so not-so-great middle managers… Advice to Senior Management: Minor suggestion - better feedback system on middle managers. Where there are constant complaints,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good company with ability to be great but carrer is limited if you do not have friends at higher levels to help you

    IT Support Manager (Current Employee) Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman


    Pros: Good Benifits as far as profit sharing and other items like health care coverage etc... Personally I have been able to get off as… Cons: Program Managers make unrealistic decisions based on profit and not reality of how the program actually works at ground level or towards customer needs.. They expect… Advice to Senior Management: Profit, while a good thing, should not be the overall and only objective when doing business. Customer satisfaction should be considered because of customer is… More
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