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Just fine for a large defense contractor

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Former Employee - Software Developer  in  Aurora, CO
Former Employee - Software Developer in Aurora, CO

I worked at Northrop Grumman

Pros

Good work/life balance (typically 40 hour weeks)
Decent benefits (health, dental, 401k)
Reasonable salary
Good educational reimbursement
Flexible hours / time off

Cons

Mix of quality and not-so-quality people
Depending on the program, sometimes outdated technology is used
More meetings / time overhead than smaller companies
Periodic layoffs (10% or so)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Work harder at acquiring new business (this is important)
Focus on keeping good employees happy
Encourage use of newer technologies

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Many good people, but the organization is going through a lot of changes that are not all improvements.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA

    I worked at Northrop Grumman

    Pros

    Good people, job flexibility, and challenging work.

    Cons

    Lose many good people when contracts end or during reorganizations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more creative, encourage flexible work schedules and locations.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Able to expose to cutting edge technology and platforms with overall good working environment.

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst  in  McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in McLean, VA

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman

    Pros

    Able to expose to cutting edge technology and platforms; good compensatin and flexiable working hours. People are passionate with what they do.

    Cons

    Relative little promotional opportunities within the same group or function if you want to stay in the same place. Manager or Director level position won't be available till the current one retires or leaves the company.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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