Northrop Grumman Interview Questions in Boulder, CO | Glassdoor

Northrop Grumman Interview Questions in Boulder, CO

Updated Sep 29, 2017
2 Interview Reviews

Experience

Experience
50%
0%
50%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
50%
50%

Difficulty

2.5
Average

Difficulty

Hard
Average
Easy

2 Candidate Interview ReviewsBack to all Interviews

Filter

  1.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Northrop Grumman (Boulder, CO) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Standard phone interview and in person

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Linux Systems Administrator III/IV Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boulder, CO
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Northrop Grumman (Boulder, CO).

    Interview

    Two weeks after I applied, a Northrop recruiter with 'Contr' in their email address (hint hint) requested three pieces of information; interview availability, target salary range and clearance status. I didn't hear a peep after replying. Then, a month later, the same person sent the exact same email requesting that information :-) I replied with the same information, at which point the hiring manager contacted me to set up an interview. The interview itself was conducted very unprofessionally. The hiring manager didn't bother to show up for the group interview, and didn't try to reschedule, so it was up to the admins to run it. The line of questioning was more about them demonstrating how "smart" they are, rather than them trying to find out what I know. I was frequently interrupted when explaining my background, and they did most of the talking, i.e. we're great, you're not. A lot of the questions were easy, but they expected the answers to be textbook verbatim. Umm, Google Search in a bind maybe? (probably why they're so behind). Not using virtualization yet (are you kidding me), confirmation from one of them it's highly stressful, and commuting down to CO Springs more than they were willing to admit; three very big red flags, and most likely not the only ones. The head admin did tell me very specifically, "Please call the manager for any additional questions you may have, since we're not allowed to discuss HR related questions." That ended up being a lie. The manager (who seemed like a joker) didn't bother to return my call with follow-up questions. The lack of professionalism and common courtesy with this particular Northrop interview ended up having a silver lining. It sounded awful. Best of luck to you, Northrop Boulder Linux team. You're going to need it.

    Interview Questions

    • What command do you use to format a drive in Linux?   1 Answer
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.