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Northrop Grumman Falls Church Reviews

Updated June 2, 2017
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  • Work-Life balance is my priority (in 59 reviews)

  • Too much politics at the upper management level (in 104 reviews)

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  1. "Cyber Incident Responder"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cyber Incident Analyst Responder in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Cyber Incident Analyst Responder in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, co-workers, management .

    Cons

    Applying to jobs internal may take a along time for a reply. Seek out who owns that requisition and contact them directly.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fresh Paint Needed"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company with great potential

    Cons

    Lacking modernization in both processes, hardware and skills

    Advice to Management

    Embrace new technologies

  3. "Tech Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Manager in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Technical Manager in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Salary, access to learning opportunities, environment

    Cons

    If you are in the trenches you may lose a view of the sector

    Advice to Management

    Move people between contracts and upgrade their skillsets all the time


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Falls Church, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Falls Church, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northrop Grumman (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great challenge to grow, friendly co-workers.

    Cons

    NG has become to focused on the bottom line vs it's history of being an employee centric type of company

    Advice to Management

    Go back to balancing employee needs/rights with the business.


  5. Helpful (3)

    "IT Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities, solid leadership. Multiple geographic locations. Great benefits and competitive salaries. Excellent early career programs for new college grads.

    Cons

    Risk averse. Management cannot be trusted. Can be slow to provide opportunities for up and comers. Not all Managers are good leaders.


  6. "Lots of Action on HQ"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    As with any company if you are at the HQ you are where the action is

    Cons

    Lots and lots of bureaucracy.


  7. "Northrop Grumman - Falls Church, VA"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - ITS Intern in Falls Church, VA
    Former Intern - ITS Intern in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Northrop Grumman as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome company, cool products, highly structured, friendly people, good mobility

    Cons

    Can get lost in the corporate structure, very military, too many rules managers have to follow

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "software Development Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good company to work for if you like the corporate life, you learn a lot

    Cons

    needs more diversity, salary not commensurate with other companies of same status

    Northrop Grumman Response

    Oct 3, 2016 – Talent Community Manager

    Hello and thanks for leaving a review. We're making improvements when it comes to diversity, but we still have more work to do! You might be interested in checking out our latest corporate... More


  9. "Great organization to work and grow..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are multiple resources available to all employees for personal and professional help, development, and engagement.
    There are policy structures in place to help for smoother facilitation of the business processes.

    Cons

    There are limitations, commonly associated with larger companies, to what help can be provided to job seekers.
    Also, it seems easier to obtain defined leadership roles within the organization from the outside.


  10. "Sr. Program Data Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ADMINISTRATIVE DATA ANALYST/SR PROGRAM DATA ANALYST in Falls Church, VA
    Current Employee - ADMINISTRATIVE DATA ANALYST/SR PROGRAM DATA ANALYST in Falls Church, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Defense support at it's finest.

    Cons

    None that I can see.

    Northrop Grumman Response

    Jul 20, 2016 – Talent Community Manager

    Thanks for the review!


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