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Northrop Grumman Washington DC Reviews

Updated July 15, 2017
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  • Work-Life balance is my priority (in 58 reviews)

  • Tone-deaf upper management thinks that continuous surveys on employee satisfaction will improve satisfaction (in 102 reviews)

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  1. "Principal Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Fairfax, VA

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

    Pros

    Contribute my skills, develop project and fix issues

    Cons

    need to improve environment and organization


  2. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Retirement accounts, health insurance, dental insurance, National Guard and Reserve friendly.

    Cons

    Commute time during rush hour in Northern Virginia

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Help Desk Support Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator II in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator II in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northrop Grumman full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work with.

    Cons

    You can't please everyone.

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Summer internship"

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    Former Intern - Technology Services Summer in Herndon, VA
    Former Intern - Technology Services Summer in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Experience, exposure and education. Northrop Grumman sincerely wants to turn their interns into full time employees once they graduate, so there is a huge focus on intern development.

    Cons

    The onboarding process was the biggest con. Also a lack of specific details as to what the work of the internship would entail.


  5. "Business Process Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Process Analyst in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Business Process Analyst in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company with a lot of opportunity. Competitive salary and good selection of benefits. As an employee, you have the ability to expose yourself to many volunteer opportunities.

    Cons

    Easy to get lost in the company. Not much in-person training available.


  6. "Overall great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues and small company feel, although it it a huge company.

    Cons

    No "fun" perks like non-government contracting companies.


  7. "Cyber Incident Responder"

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    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.

  8. "Tech Manager"

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    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


  9. "Fresh Paint Needed"

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    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


  10. "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.


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