Valuable skills most veterans acquire while on active duty are transferrable to a variety of careers once transitioned out of the military.
Ken is a logistics engineer at Northrop Grumman. Prior to joining the organization, he was in the U.S. Navy.
U.S. Air Force Veteran Alex started with the organization as a test control engineer and is currently a senior principal engineer.
Kurt supports planning requirements and delivery for Northrop Grumman's Global Supply Chain. As a Marine Officer, Kurt served as a Combat Engineer Officer and Director of Logistics.
Joe is a Communications Security Manager (COMSEC) and COMSEC enterprise compliance framework lead for Northrop Grumman. He started with the company as a secure communications network and maintenance technician, which ultimately evolved into his current role. How long have you been with Northrop Grumman? How did you hear about us? I have been with the company [...]Read More...
As a guidance, navigation and control analyst and design engineer, Yesha solves critical problems for the warfighter at Northrop Grumman.
From the moment Chris McGrath heard the rumble of an aircraft, he knew he wanted to fly. Growing up in a military family, his gaze was skyward from a young age. His grandfather served in the Korean War, and Chris and his family moved from post to post throughout his dad’s 23-year Marine Corps career.
In 2014, Andie joined the Ground Subsystems Support Contract team as part of the first group of engineers selected to support the next phase of sustaining the Minuteman III system.
Arlene made history as the first female aviator assigned to her Navy squadron. She joined Northrop Grumman 19 years ago and is now a dynamic leader in operations for Maritime/Land Systems and Sensors.
Stephanie is a DoD Skillbridge intern who transitioned from the Marine Corp to a career with Northrop Grumman.
Rob is a Talent Acquisition Director with Northrop Grumman in San Diego where he currently leads successful military hiring programs for the company.
Jasper is an electrical engineer with Northrop Grumman and makes rocket-themed art and jewelry in her spare time, using the latest 3D printing technologies.
Following a successful career in the US Army as an enlisted Intel Analyst and Linguist, Liz moved back to Arkansas where she started working on her bachelor’s degree thanks to the GI Bill.
By Taylor Alexander, as told to Emily Gabaldon It wasn’t an easy feat studying aerospace engineering while recovering from jaw surgery. I was born with a birth defect that resulted in a severe craniofacial deformity and I have overcome several surgeries and iterations of braces throughout my life. Just two weeks prior to starting my [...]Read More...
Claire is a field engineer for Northrop Grumman’s Ionospheric Ground Sensors program – installing and maintaining 100-foot towers around the world.
A duo of Northrop Grumman engineers have invented a revolutionary way to forge connections between electricity and water and keep the power surging.
In Northrop Grumman Systems Engineer Tejas’ closet, two sides stand out: bright athleisure and clothes for work on one side, and fatigues and combat boots on the other.
Rob Jassey is an Army veteran dedicated to saving the lives of soldiers through reliable, effective defense systems.
Kirk, an engineering intern at the University of Arizona, is applying his skills in the Hunter Program in flight sciences and test engineering.
Northrop Grumman’s Pathways Program is a three-year rotational program for entry-level professionals to establish a foundation in their career and develop business acumen.
Veteran Spotlight: U.S. Air Force Veteran Albin on the Transition to a Civilian Career as a Principle Industrial Security Analyst and Palmdale Investigator at Northrop Grumman.
When the global pandemic hit, Northrop Grumman pressed on with necessary hiring, including the recruitment of transitioning service members through its Military Internship Program. To do so, the company maximized the potential of the Department of Defense’s SkillBridge program, a joint-service initiative that allows service members to participate in job training, including apprenticeships and internships, [...]Read More...
Matt Stanford, C-27J Field Services Manager works directly with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
In 1975, the Fall of Saigon changed Thuy Nga Mast’s life forever. Today, Nga recalls how these events led her to where she is now, working as a Financial Analyst at Northrop Grumman and supporting the defense of the country that became home to her family so many years ago.
Andrew Meyer worked for years in the automotive industry and serviced in the Air National Guard. When he came to Northrop Grumman, he found the kind of meaning in his day job that he relished in his military career.
Angela Chandler, manager of organization effectiveness, shares her story about returning to Northrop Grumman for its values of culture and leadership.
Learn about the meticulous work done by a team of scientists, technicians and engineers to prepare for Northrop Grumman's OmegA rocket static test.
A major recruitment-related obstacle being faced by companies post COVID-19 is the inability to conduct face-to-face interviews. With this unprecedented challenge in mind, Northrop Grumman’s Talent Acquisition team established new virtual hiring practices. During this challenging time, the team worked together to quickly solve complex issues while creating added options for video interviewing. Teams throughout [...]Read More...
Meet Montraz, an intern learning what it means to push the boundaries of possible from a leading global provider of secure software-define, hardware-enabled mission systems.
Essence is an intern working on the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, helping her team with a variety of projects throughout the entire assembly line as a manufacturing engineer.
Steven Kuo created a pinch polarizer, which transforms a linear radio signal into a circularly polarized signal, to solve engineering problems.
In the annals of Northrop Grumman history, include Marilyn Monroe among the all-star list of scientists, engineers and other innovators.
Hugo went to the mountains seeking the things that have always drawn people to such heights — adventure, challenge, nature. And, like so many, he returned a changed man.
Shark Tank is one of many opportunities available for Northrop Grumman employees to present innovative ideas to leaders. Acting as investors, company leaders ask about the innovation’s benefits, alternatives and timing, then determine if they will allocate funding.
Growing up in Puerto Rico, a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) was an alien concept. In fact, when I mentioned that I wanted to be a scientist, everyone — except for my mom — laughed at me like I was out of my mind.
My Word: A Higher Purpose - when I started thinking about my career, I knew I wanted to make a impact on my community and, hopefully, the world.
Using quality assurance best practices, a Northrop Grumman employee volunteers his skills and service to missions in Vietnam around the world.
After giving birth to her daughter in 2013, Tina's perspective on her job changed and she sought a more even work-life balance at Northrop Grumman.
Fellowship programs like Brooke Owens Fellowship provide paid internships and mentorship to undergraduate women in aerospace, including this systems engineer.
One Heritage: A Proud History - Longtime PrIDA member Jon Eubanks reflects on the ERG’s journey.
For Kent, a retired two-star general, working at Northrop Grumman is personal. Throughout his Army career, he used and relied on many Northrop Grumman products.
Bob Stinson, a Quality Analyst at Northrop Grumman, shares how his experiences surfing have shaped his approach to achieving high quality at work.
3D printing technology is helping Northrop Grumman push the limits of the aerospace industry.
Operation IMPACT (Injured Military Pursuing Assisted Career Transition) is a Northrop Grumman program that helps veterans with service-connected disabilities get hired.
SkillBridge is Department of Defense program designed to help military service members transition to the civilian workforce through specific industry training.
After serving in the Navy, Douglas was recruited to Northrop Grumman via LinkedIn and is a Senior Principal Project Manager.
Shane has been with Northrop Grumman since June 2020. Prior to joining the company, Shane served in the military since 1998.
"I have learned so much, gained great experience, improved technically and worked for a professional company."
Arlanda is an Electrical Engineer in the Pathways Program, working on a design team that is responsible for designing, testing, and analyzing data of Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits.
After more than 30 years in the military, Arnie Lucas joins Northrop Grumman through the Skillbridge internship program.
Students across the country jump at the chance for a Northrop Grumman internship. Some are returning for another internship to learn more about what Northrop Grumman does and possible future career opportunities.
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has named Northrop Grumman’s Neville Maycock, director of Electronics & Payloads, Distinguished Engineer of the Year.
Northrop Grumman’s employee resource groups (ERGs) offer professional development opportunities for all employees and serve as advocacy groups within the company.
Dominique Parham Sub-Integrated Product Team Lead for Northrop Grumman’s Communications & Payloads team. How long have you been with Northrop Grumman? How did you hear about us? I’ve been with the company for eight years and was the Veterans, Employees and Reservists Inspired to Act and Serve (VERITAS) vice chair in Palmdale, California for a [...]Read More...
Pushing further has always been a consistent part of Ken Love’s life. As a kid, Ken didn’t just play video games. When his parents got him a console, he was enamored with the hardware and the software inside. The console triggered his fascination with computers and electronics and set him on his path. “That is [...]Read More...
Nicki, senior manager of contracts, discusses her journey becoming an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community after her daughter came out.
Northrop Grumman Program Director Rich said the company has exceeded his expectations as an employer, which is why he’s been here for more than 41 years.
Tony is a mechanical technician at the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence in Melbourne, Florida, and is celebrating his 40th year at Northrop Grumman.
George is a senior principal engineer at Northrop Grumman. Previously a U.S. Air Force fire protection specialist, George is now responsible for regulatory air quality compliance with the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District, California Air Resource Board, as well as the environmental protection rules and regulations in Palmdale. How long have you been with [...]Read More...
For Dennis, a program director at Northrop Grumman, supporting the warfighter is part of his DNA.
Katie is an Integrated Product Team Manager on Special Programs at Northrop Grumman. Since joining the company in 2014, she has held roles of increasing responsibility within the Quality organization and program management. Her previous Northrop Grumman assignments include B-2 Production IPT & Replacement Test Aircraft Program Manager, B-2 Deputy Program Quality Manager, Depot & [...]Read More...
Rafael is a staff project manager with Northrop Grumman. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in November 1998 as an aviation operations specialist and retired in November 2019 as a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear defense officer. He deployed several times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and multiple Marine Expeditionary Unit deployments. [...]Read More...
Learn more about Robniqua's journey to becoming a software engineer at Northrop Grumman.
As part of Northrop Grumman's digital transformation, Christy is an architecture lead on Next Generation Polar providing MBSE leadership.
Following a lengthy career in the United States Air Force, Tim knew it was time to make a career change that would allow him the stability he knew his family needed with young children at home.
From Thiokol Chemical Corporation to today, Bonnie and her family have served more than 165 combined years at Northrop Grumman heritage companies.
Alexander is a software development analyst for the Enterprise Resource Planning organization at Northrop Grumman.
Pete is a flight test execution manager on the Sentinel program - protecting the nation and modernization our ICBM weapon system.
"I’ve learnt I am capable of so much more than I could have imagined!"
Lucille is an engineering manufacturing specialist who embodies and inspires joy on her shop floor.
Mariel has been reaching for the stars from an early age, blazing her own trail to an engineering career at Northrop Grumman.
Diversity and inclusion aren't about tolerating difference — it's about celebrating the passion, potential and performance that diverse individuals bring to the table.
Gabby, manager, process improvement in El Segundo, has achieved many firsts for her family.
Tim, technical fellow, shares how his childhood passion for aerospace led him to his career path and inspired him to share this passion with STEM students.
When Jenna joined the Air Force in 1995, everything seemed to be going great. Stationed at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, Jenna worked on weapons systems for the F-16 and spent the next four years excelling in her duties, even earning airman of the month twice.
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Ian is a Security Coordinator overseeing classified document control at Northrop Grumman.
Christie Frankel, Contracts Specialist, explains why Northrop Grumman Australia people make such a difference
Our Space Solar Power Incremental Demonstrations and Research team is working to make this fantasy — transmitting solar energy from space to Earth — reality.
As an engineering manager at Northrop Grumman, Jim's ability to logically prepare and visualize a solution better equipped him to summit Mt. Everest.
Welcome Home: In four short years as a professional, test engineer TJ Jasinski has had a wide array of experiences in the defense...
Dr. George Foust, spent a decade in uniform, commanding Air Defense Regiment batteries and working on Nike, Hawk and Patriot missile systems.
One of Northrop Grumman's incredible women in engineering, Tina Rateau is driven by a simple mission statement: "Get a cause. Get involved. Get going."
Discover how Ryan Haughey went from engineering student to becoming an engineering mentor for students at his alma mater.
How do we guarantee we can provide the most radical solutions with the resources we have? The power resides in our people.
Derrick first connected with Northrop Grumman virtually at the Great Minds in STEM conference, an initiative supported by the company’s educational outreach nonprofit, the Northrop Grumman Foundation.
Imagine that: laying on your back in a vehicle that’s going to land on the moon. I kept thinking, “I have to be part of this!”
Jason is a Staff Quality Engineer with Northrop Grumman. Growing up, his father managed a crop duster outfit in a small South Louisiana farm town, which sparked his interests in aircrafts.
James is a Senior Principal Project Manager at Northrop Grumman and works with the Global Hawk Program Integration Team as their Government Furnished Property Asset Manager.
By Frank Fendell When I decided to major in physics, I got a lot of questions. It was 1955 and I was the first in my family to go to college. I wanted to pursue a career in aerospace, but, at the time, the industry was in its early days; it was all over the [...]Read More...
After completing a three-month stay at the International Space Station hosted aboard the Cygnus spacecraft, SharkSat spent two weeks orbiting the Earth and transmitting valuable telemetry and performance data back to mission controllers.
Suet is a Vehicle Engineering manager at the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence in Melbourne, Florida.
Matt is committed to the warfighter as a father, veteran and project manager. But life was not easy as a gay man starting a military career in 1998.
Kanavis is the lead quality engineer with Quality Control Material Review authority for the Atlas V and the Space Launch Systems programs.
Meet Lisa: A systems engineering manager in Dulles, Virginia. She has worked for Northrop Grumman for 15 years, supporting deep space, commercial satellites, mission operations and career development.
Jake is a Program Manager supporting KC-30A in Australia. Learn more about his transition from the Royal Australian Air Force to Northrop Grumman.
Meet Turner: A senior at the University of Texas at Dallas who recently completed an internship with Northrop Grumman. See how his internship exceeded expectations.
By Michelle A. Monroe Carl was having a conversation with his 9-year-old grandson, Jeremiah, when he began sharing his love of science and how he turned it into a lifelong career. “As Jeremiah began asking more about climate change, I had one piece of advice: Let science be your guide,” Carl said. At Northrop Grumman, [...]Read More...
Couple Celebrates Their Projects Colliding as Northrop Grumman Helps NASA Retrieve Spacecraft After Splashdown By Michelle A. Monroe Two aerospace engineers fall in love, get married and spend years in each other’s professional orbits before they finally collide. It’s a story practically written in the stars. Debra and Joe, who work for Northrop Grumman and [...]Read More...
Expert Domino Master Topples the Line Between Art and Engineering By Nora Strumpf Four flying drones whizz by overhead, each transporting a box of pizza. A giant evil robot’s bright red eyes begin to flash. On the floor, the word “doom” emerges as 30 robotic vacuums converge. Bill Nye (“the Science Guy”) is cheering from [...]Read More...
An IT apprenticeship with Northrop Grumman UK can open the door to a fulfilling career. Read about one infrastructure engineer's journey in his own words.
Northrop Grumman aerospace engineer Edwin Morales was born in East Los Angeles, California, but spent much of his childhood in Mexico.
Veterans in business help move Northrop Grumman's goals forward by providing specialized skill sets and perspectives.
By Stephanie Flyger Talk to Jim about his job as an atmospheric scientist for more than five minutes, and you’ll likely hear his favorite soapbox speech about the weather. “Anytime someone tells you they have something all-weather they’re lying to you — there’s no such thing,” said Jim, jokingly. “Today, you left your house and [...]Read More...
Finding More: How one employee in Palmdale, CA found mentors and a career compass in logistics at Northrop Grumman.
Nick is a quality analyst for the F/A-18 Program at Northrop Grumman in North Dakota. As a Native American, diversity and inclusion are a large part of who he is.
New Mexico is known as the land of enchantment, but not always the land of opportunity. One Northrop Grumman site wants to change that.
Andrew is a Principal Supply Chain Procurement Specialist who is currently serving with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Tristan is a security coordinator with Northrop Grumman with experience supporting many programs and efforts across the company, including physical security and personnel security.
SPARK is a Northrop Grumman business development program that allows employees to explore technical ideas not always covered by contracted programs.
The iReturn program offers experienced professionals, who have taken a career break, support as they re-enter the workforce at Northrop Grumman.
On a hot tarmac along the Space Coast, a father and son duo, both veterans, shared a memorable moment decades in the making.
Marcos Stephens leads a variety of strategic workforce training and development programs, training employees in everything from model based systems engineering to artificial intelligence to user experience.
Once students get a handle on essential engineering skills, they look for hands-on opportunities to hone them before entering the working world. One group of Northrop Grumman engineers has been challenging students to apply a wide range of skills under a particular set of projects, collectively known as Tech for Conservation (T4C).
Like any good mentor, Calvin Wong aspires to lift up his protégés and help them be their best. But Calvin’s protégés aren’t junior engineers, he mentors small businesses.
Northrop Grumman's High School Internship Program (HIP) celebrates 50 years of providing curious teenagers an introduction to STEM careers and hands-on experience and practical knowledge to prepare them for college or to pursue a certificate or vocational position.
Encouraging career growth and versatility is a key aspect to maintaining a high-quality workforce at Northrop Grumman.
By Suzanne Kubler Electrical Engineer Larsha is a single mom. And for her, it’s the single most important role of her life — a life that was changed by a simple question from her son, Noah. When Noah was 11, he came home from school and asked if he could attend robotics camp. At the [...]Read More...
Northrop Grumman is full of bright and talented employees, with many avenues to participate in mentorship programs.
After immigrating from war-torn Afghanistan, Sabawon eventually saw his hard work pay off when he joined Northrop Grumman.
Jerry is a safety engineer at Northrop Grumman and an advocate for employees with disabilities, making sure his site's facilities more accessible for those with disabilities.
Northrop Grumman Space communications interns Caroline and Nicole had a powerful internship experience that shook them to their core...literally.
Northrop Grumman's state-of-the-art mach speed testing facility allows the demonstration & validation of new advancements in supersonic and hypersonic systems.
Leap of Faith: Meet Three Northrop Grumman Employees Who Changed Career Paths to Join the Aerospace Industry
As the first female field service rep for IBCS. at Northrop Grumman, she provides support and training for the customer in the field.
Northrop Grumman has designed a pilot program to provide neurodiverse candidates with internship opportunities to make a real-world impact.
Veteran Spotlight: U.S. Navy Veteran Kevin on How SkillBridge Helped him Transfer to a Civilian Career
Lachlan Daley, Graduate Systems Engineer loves the impact he has so early in his career.
Gail Slemon is a living example of how women in engineering can inspire other women.
Brothers at Northrop Grumman demonstrate the value of family working together, as they carry forward vital manufacturing skills working on steering systems.
The importance of safety in the workplace is apparent and integral in everything Northrop Grumman does.
To Teran Chase of Northrop Grumman, growing with technology means marrying mechanical engineering and STEM activism with business development.
Through the Northrop Grumman Future Technical Leaders rotational program, manufacturing engineer Locks is applying her skills to real-world missions.
During his 20-year U.S. Navy career, Shane found a sense of belonging and the skills to get his second career at Northrop Grumman.
Andy Wong has wanted to work with aircraft since he was in kindergarten, when his father gave him a calendar with a picture of an F-14 Tomcat plastered above the summer months.
While roaring their engines onto Northrop Grumman’s Chandler, Arizona, campus in 2017, five employees found a common passion beyond building rockets: riding motorcycles.
Three astronauts discuss their career paths, which have taken them everywhere from outer space to Northrop Grumman.
Change-Maker: Northrop Grumman Systems Architect Engineer Keyshawn is on a mission to change how kids growing up in poverty imagine their future.
Veteran Spotlight - U.S. Marine Corps Veteran John on How the Military Prepared Him for His New Role at Northrop Grumman.
Each year, over 200,000 service members’ shift from active military service to civilian life. The Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge program gives military members a jump-start in that transition. In January, Northrop Grumman solidified a partnership with the DoD to offer transitioning service members internship opportunities via SkillBridge. This program enables those separating or retiring [...]Read More...
Going back to school was a little bit easier this year for hundreds of kids, parents and teachers in Warner Robins, Georgia, thanks to their Northrop Grumman neighbors.
Northrop Grumman’s iReturn program is designed to bring people back to the workforce after a long time away for a full-time career in one of several fields at the company.
Veldesta E. credits having an outsider’s perspective with helping her build a career out of finding new solutions.
Angie Schuck, System Safety Subject Matter Expert loves sharing her colleagues’ success.
Shelby is small business liaison officer that reaches out to communities that haven't always been included - a more diverse base of sub-contractors.
Growing up in a town with a population of about 700, Scott Stark had no aspirations of becoming a pilot. After all, the closest airport was over four hours away.
Driving through the City of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Jacob Garland still passes too many houses with what has become a local symbol of need — a blue tarp on the roof. Eighteen months ago, Hurricane Laura — a Category 4 storm tied as the strongest to ever make landfall in Louisiana — devastated the area. In a cruel twist of fate, Hurricane Delta struck the same area six weeks later.
Sarah Corbet, Systems Engineer describes her journey since joining as an Intern.
After 14 years in the U.S. Army, Mineris joined Northrop Grumman as a Principal Quality Engineer with the desire to continue helping others.
Meet Travene Grant, a tool engineer at Northrop Grumman in St. Augustine, Florida where he uses metrology, the science of measurement, to assist with building aircraft.
Hear from Mitch, an Engineering & Sciences Operations Manager in San Diego. After retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps, adjusting to civilian work was a new challenge he faced.
U.S. Navy Veteran Joana served four years in active duty as a Manager in Tooling Operations. This experience in the Navy helped set her up for her career at Northrop Grumman.
Neil, a Principal Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman, shares his story about neurodiversity and finding a meaningful career in the United Kingdom.
Northrop Grumman offers a range of healthcare benefits to support its broad employee population.
The benefits of mentoring are vast. At Northrop Grumman, we believe that helping the next generation succeed is part of every employee's responsibility.
By Kristin Southwell I’ve always been the type of person that finds a way to get something done. Whether a small task or large one requiring ingenuity and initiative, I feel driven to break down barriers to success and I enjoy the challenge of making a difference. When I was deployed as a member of [...]Read More...
At 6:41 a.m. on Aug. 16, 2020, life quickly changed for residents of Northern California. What was first a typical thunderstorm soon produced close to 11,000 bolts of lightning that sparked hundreds of fires throughout the state. Microbursts of 50–75 mph winds cast hot embers miles downwind, rapidly advancing the fires and making the area [...]Read More...
Capturing a once-in-a-lifetime shot of a solid rocket motor test underneath the Utah stars.
We recently spoke to E-2D Test Pilot Nate Atkinson about careers after the navy and building a future at Northrop Grumman.
As a college junior in 2017, I applied for the mentoring program at DisabilityIN, a nonprofit that helps disabled college students.
As a three-sport athlete at Randallstown High School in Baltimore, Maryland, William was on the way to fulfilling a lifelong dream.
Growing up in Melbourne, Florida, Mike was always aware what a staple in the community Northrop Grumman was and had a desire to join the company. Combined with the fact that his father and grandfather served in the military, Mike knew that he could combine his passions for business management and finance together with the [...]Read More...
Hear from Floyd, a veteran and flight inspector, as he shares his experiences transitioning from the U.S. Navy to Northrop Grumman.
Scott is a U.S. Navy veteran who recently transitioned to join Northrop Grumman through the Hiring our Heroes SkillBridge program.
Will Chambers, a research and development engineer at Northrop Grumman, shares the game-changing potential of deep learning technologies.
With few exceptions, many people have played in a sandbox, but how many can say they've used an augmented reality sandbox?
Interns at Northrop Grumman focus on learning by doing, gaining hands-on experience and working alongside a team of innovators.
Meet Gabe Caldwell, a Computer Science major in his senior year at Swarthmore College, game developer and intern at Northrop Grumman.
Hundreds of summer interns went on a lab-hopping quest to discover Northrop Grumman's work and some of the best career choices available to them.
Now a public health analyst with Northrop Grumman, Abraham Ater is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, forced to cross 1,000 miles of desert as a nine-year-old boy.
Todd Harland White, Chief Architect at Undersea Systems and Consulting Engineer, offers engineering career advice after 44 years at Northrop Grumman.
Dean Muller, Project Manager describes the sheer variety of capability and breadth of opportunity.
As a result of Allegra Scott's dedication to mentorship, she has been honored by the AFCEA with a Distinguished Young AFCEAN Award.
Science fairs changed Russ's life, and now he volunteers to share his experience and opportunities with underserved students.
Carli is currently a Principal Configuration Analyst at Northrop Grumman. She is a U.S. Air Force veteran with experience as a missileer and has also held several other high-ranking positions.
Doug is a staff engineer on several programs supporting guided munitions, which are weapons deployed from aircraft or ships to eliminate threats.
By Amanda Collins When something doesn’t go as planned after launch, you can’t pull a spacecraft back into the shop, take it apart and fix it. Often, you can’t even get a glimpse of what’s wrong. For most people — and companies — the story would stop there. But giving up isn’t an option for [...]Read More...
By Leigh McLeod Why go big when you can go small? For Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Tim, that’s his modus operandi. Tim joined Northrop Grumman in May 2021 to work on a classified program in Aurora, Colorado, but quickly realized he missed working on RF, which he’d spent most of his career on. When he [...]Read More...
Kelli Esparham, Data Science Manager, once skied with the best in the world. Now she uses data analysis to keep Northrop Grumman ahead of the competition.
A Northrop Grumman engineering team developed a revolutionary prototype 3D printing technique using fiber.
While I was working as an inclusive special education teacher in New Jersey, my husband and I decided to start a family.
Mary Petryszyn of Northrop Grumman's Land and Avionics C4ISR Division shares lessons learned throughout her career in aerospace.
Jerome Luine is on a mission of the quantumphysical kind, collecting elementary particles using a photon counter unlike any other.
Innovative ideas require diversity, the way creating a meal requires a wide range of ingredients.
If you asked Leah Williams what she wanted to be when she was younger, she'd tell you that she wanted to be a musician.
Northrop Grumman employees made history in San Diego as we became the first-ever aerospace and defense company to march in the San Diego LGBT Pride Parade.
As one of the key flight controllers on the NG-15 mission that sent the S.S. Katherine Johnson Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station in February 2021, I had what you could call a full-circle moment.
Q-53 is a fire-finder radar that sends information to Northrop Grumman’s Forward Area Air Defense command and control (FAAD C2) system.
SLICE, short for “scene layering and indexing capability environment,” is a tactical graphics framework that bridges the gap between systems and sensors.
By Jillian Wright For three decades, Northrop Grumman’s Aircraft Maintenance and Fabrication Center (AMFC) team kept a key U.S. Air Force fleet flying. The Lake Charles, Louisiana, site — which performs aircraft maintenance and modifications — historically served as the traditional home of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft program. [...]Read More...
Bethany is a Northrop Grumman structures and mechanical systems engineer, and weight & balance engineer supporting programs in Australia.
That is Space Launch System (SLS) booster integration engineering — blending old and new systems to create a superior booster.
Pete is an Australian Navy veteran, working at Northrop Grumman as a Program Manager.
Diana is an engineering intern at Northrop Grumman working on the F-35 Lightning II team in the manufacturing department.
When Marcus made the decision to hang up his uniform and leave the Marines, he began looking for opportunities. Northrop Grumman grabbed his attention.
By Leigh McLeod Northrop Grumman Mission Assurance Manager Otis was unsure of his future when the college he was attending dropped aerospace engineering from its curriculum. His dream of becoming an aerospace engineer and astronaut seemed out of reach. Then one night, while attending a basketball game at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, [...]Read More...
Northrop Grumman's Jason Chan is a mechanical engineer and is responsible for designing and managing mechanical construction, mechanical infrastructure, hydronic heating and cooling, refrigeration, process piping, and plumbing systems.
Facilities manager Brian Henwood reflects on installing Electric Vehicle charging stations at Northrop Grumman’s Azusa, California campus.
How Northrop Grumman Scrap Metal is Supporting the Next Generation of Welders.
Don is a Principal Industrial Security Analyst, Security Operations at Northrop Grumman. Since joining the company in 2007, he has held roles of increasing responsibility within the Security organization.
U.S. Army veteran Neilson is a Principal Supply Chain Specialist at Northrop Grumman. He has six years of experience in supply chain and logistics, and eight years in the military.
Meet Ashley, a U.S. Air Force Veteran and an Associate Industrial Security Analyst with Northrop Grumman with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and a minor in Sociology.
Chris is a senior principal contract administrator at Northrop Grumman.
Early in his career as a radar intercept officer onboard the F-14 Tomcat fighter jet, a movie studio came to make a film on Tom T’s base, Naval Air Station Miramar, California.
Northrop Grumman's sponsorship of dogs for veterans programs is just one way the company's support of the warfighter extends well beyond technology.
By Steve Lamb, Elizabeth McCann and Elvia Valenzuela We’ve all heard about them: elite athletes pushing the boundaries of their sports, achieving things most of us have only ever seen on TV. Like all of us, those athletes have a story and, while no two stories are the same, they tend to have some similar [...]Read More...
Before another workday begins, Northrop Grumman employees with a passion for playing ice hockey meet on Thursday mornings at a rink down the street from the Rolling Meadows office.
By Michelle A. Monroe Engineer Skylor is right at home in the cockpit of the sleek, red-and-white airplane he built with his father, Jim. “It was my father’s idea to build a plane, and I ran with it,” said Skylor, who spent nearly every weekend from 2003 to 2010 taking the project from concept to [...]Read More...
Liz Diss (McLean) started an all-women veterans' initiative within Northrop Grumman called GRIT, a safe place for women veterans to identify within the Northrop Grumman community.
Naomi is redefining engineering leadership, measuring success by her impact on the engineering community and focusing on serving future generations.
Lauren Mazzoli, a UMBC grad and Northrop Grumman employee, won UMBC's Rising Star Award for her work diversifying STEM.
The transition from military to civilian life and the search for a new career can be challenging. Networking can help you find your next mission.
3D printing airplane parts is no longer the future, it’s here. Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Innovation is at the forefront to improve and expand the technology with new materials.
Mei-Li joined Northrop Grumman as an intern. Today, she’s a mechanical design engineer on the James Webb Space Telescope, working on the mechanical ground systems engineering team.
Cybersecurity problems are an ever-present threat to major corporations. Chandria Poole is taking a proactive approach to solving them, now and in the future.
Northrop Grumman Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Air National Guard Veteran Karrie
To the Edge of the Universe: Four Employees Share Their Experience Shaping the Webb Telescope Launch.
As an intern, Jeremiah's role is to be a part of the team and to understand the daily responsibilities of Global Hawk engineers and technicians.
Not long after joining Northrop Grumman, Gabrielle set her eyes on a new challenge: enlisting in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Northrop Grumman interns leveraged digital transformation tools and practices to develop two national security satellites.
A manufacturing design engineer by training, the first time Jasmine saw a 3D-printed airplane part, she felt like she was starting an adventure.
Leveraging model-based systems engineering, virtual reality and full-body, high-precision motion capture, the Highly Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE) allows engineers to be present inside their designs.
Building on the legacy of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, Northrop Grumman is pushing the limits of possible with the Artemis program, which will land the first woman and first person of color on the moon. The Artemis missions, fueled by the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, will establish the first long-term presence on and around the moon before taking the next giant leap: Mars.
Out of this World Pen-Pals: Meg regularly corresponds with students, sending career advice, and information on the Northrop Grumman space program.
Matt had an idea for an exciting new technology, and through the Northrop Grumman innovation program SPARK, he secured funding.
Uriel joined Northrop Grumman last year as a member of the first class of Aeronautic Systems Training for Advanced Refinement (ASTAR), a training program that provides hands-on training to new aircraft mechanics before they set foot on a Northrop Grumman production floor.
Systems Administrator Tylor Describes his Cyber Security Journey from a Naval Post in the White House to Northrop Grumman.
If you would have told me when I was a young boy growing up on a Colorado dairy farm that I would get the opportunity to design, build and test rocket motors for a living, I never would have believed you.
Northrop Grumman's Promontory Ranch is where more than 1,800 employees work and where we manufacture the rocket motors for NASA’s Space Launch System.
This expert gamer has graduated from playing Pokémon® Stadium and the original Sims™ game to creating simulated training systems for the U.S. Navy. By Rhonda Hewitt In a way, Kayla’s older brother is responsible for her success as a software developer. As a youngster Kayla would tag along with him when he visited friends and [...]Read More...
There are more than 200 NG Fellows from across Northrop Grumman, all advising on matters ranging from cybersecurity to engineering to business management.
Northrop Grumman FabLabs created more than 10,000 face shields to donate to U.S. hospitals in need of PPE during COVID-19.
For the past 22 years, Northrop Grumman’s Yolanda Curtis has been committed to making an impact in healthcare. Her journey with the company began after she was living overseas with her family for her husband’s Army service. Having taken a break from a career in fashion to raise her children, she attended a career fair [...]Read More...
When members of Northrop Grumman’s Fabrication Laboratories (FabLabs) in California began recognizing a standout need for personal protective equipment for those on the COVID-19 frontlines, they put their engineering skills to good use: using 3-D additive manufacturing to help produce face shields. Northrop Grumman quickly committed funding for labor and materials. What began as a [...]Read More...
To meet the extraordinary challenge presented by COVID-19, Northrop Grumman employees have found creative ways to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for local community healthcare workers. Starting with a few employees using their own 3-D printers to make face shields, headbands, and mask extenders, the effort recently expanded to include Northrop Grumman’s Fabrication Labs (FabLabs) [...]Read More...
With individuals and businesses across the country facing shortages of hand sanitizer, Madeleine Low, director of Programs at the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence (MAD CoE) in Melbourne, Florida, decided to explore alternate sources. Madeline’s team supports projects vital to national security and, as a result, must continue to work on-site at Northrop Grumman [...]Read More...
Ordinarily, the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) headquarters and its more than 1,200 field offices across the country, are visited daily by thousands of citizens either in person, or by phone, seeking assistance with supplemental income and health and disability insurance. These services are critical, and for many of the nation’s elderly and disabled the SSA [...]Read More...
With COVID-19 confirmed worldwide, including the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) web team has been working 24/7 to develop and manage content in multiple languages, and maintain a stable IT infrastructure with spiking hits to the CDC website. Of the more than 600 Northrop Grumman employees and contractors supporting the [...]Read More...
After spending a week at home because of the coronavirus crisis, Whitney Rutz, a Northrop Grumman employee based in Portland, Oregon, decided to bake herself a giant cinnamon roll to cheer herself up. She posted it to social media and was pleasantly surprised when people responded asking for a roll for themselves. Whitney decided to [...]Read More...
Northrop Grumman employees, many of whom are creatives and enjoy making things with their hands both at home as well as at work, routinely use their innovative thinking and resourcefulness to solve unique problems. And now, they’re using their creativity for a greater good — one stitch at a time. Sewing enthusiasts from across the [...]Read More...
In late March, Northrop Grumman Program Development Manager Frank Minor spotted a do-it-yourself (DIY) Hack-a-Vent challenge issued by the United States Department of Defense (DoD), soliciting creative individuals from all over the country to come up with the best design and prototype for a quickly and easily manufactured basic ventilator to support medical response teams [...]Read More...
As much of the world continues to self-quarantine and limit its exposure to COVID-19, some of the most isolated people — the elderly and those unable to connect with close friends and family — need a helping hand more than ever. Carissa Tripi, a traveling field engineer currently supporting a Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator customer [...]Read More...
Northrop Grumman employees stepped up in the fight against COVID-19, using their ingenuity and expertise to support those on the front line against this invisible enemy.
Calling on high-tech companies across the country to step up in this time of crisis, the White House issued an Artificial Intelligence Challenge on March 16. The objective: use artificial intelligence or information technology innovations to predict, act or communicate to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on individuals, supply chains and the economy. One of [...]Read More...
Serving the Mission — Members of the Military Community Help Northrop Grumman Shine.
One of my passions is supporting underrepresented students — especially girls and people of color —ensuring they are exposed to STEM.
James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) is the closest thing we have to time travel, capturing images that offer a glimpse to the origins of the universe
Our engineers contribute their expertise while developing new skills to develop leading-edge solutions used undersea, on land, in the sky and in the far reaches of outer space.
For Randy, director manufacturing — running has been a part of his life since competing in high school cross country and, later, during his 10 years with the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer.
A static test safely ignites solid rocket motors to gather critical data to ensure the motor meets design requirements for the LGM-35A Sentinel ICBM.
Living 2,400 miles apart, it’s an unlikely friendship — one is a race car driver, the other a race car photographer, but connections between careers and cars brought them together.
We invite you to read these stories about some of our student and entry-level employees and gain insights into our culture.
After transitioning to a project budget manager role, Daniela discovered her passion for project management and was introduced to the Lean-Agile methodology.
After transitioning to a project budget manager role, Daniela discovered her passion for project management and was introduced to the Lean-Agile methodology.
Explore these stories to learn more about our employee volunteerism and community outreach at Northrop Grumman.
We invite you to read these stories about some of our employees recognized for pursuing their personal passions and tackling the impossible.
Software Analyst Kathy’s life changed forever. After a month of flu-like symptoms, she was shocked to discover she had cardiomyopathy. She needed a heart transplant.
For many Northrop Grumman employees, one of the most exciting things about a career at the company is that you never know where it will take you — but you do know that your team will be there every step of the way.
We invite you to read these stories about some of our cyber, information technology and security employees and gain insights into our culture.
We invite you to read these stories about some of our business, operations and management employees and gain insights into our culture.
We invite you to read these stories about our space team members and take advantage of gaining insights into our culture.
Allan is a software engineer at Northrop Grumman by day and, as of a few years ago, a magician by night.
Systems Engineer Kevin Connors, a lifelong musician, has always found time for the two greatest loves of his life: music and mechanical engineering.
We invite you to read these stories about some of our experienced professional employees and gain insights into our culture.
Soon after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Northrop Grumman engineer Leyla and her husband arrived in Poland to help Ukrainian refugees.
Mei-Li considers engineering just one part of her identity. The nonprofit she co-founded, Atwero provides assistive devices to persons with disabilities in Uganda.
Anahi started her journey at Northrop Grumman right out of high school in housekeeping - 12 years later, she is a logistics management analyst for the F/A-18.
As a champion kickboxer and a guidance, navigation and controls engineer, Janet Todd knows what it means to be tough and get the job done.
Meet a few of our current employees who define possible in a new way, often in support of the branches they used to serve.
We invite you to read these stories about our some of our manufacturing employees and take advantage of gaining insights into our culture.
Pedro is quick to point out that in all his time working in aviation maintenance, no two days have ever been the same. And that’s what he loves most about his career choice.
Northrop Grumman is defining the future of work by focusing on a expanding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, designing multiple pathways to employment, and focusing on employee development.
We invite you to read these stories about some of our employees who participate in mentoring and gain insights into our culture.
José is a systems engineer with a deep passion for STEM outreach and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Everyone has a voice here, and it takes every one of us to make the impossible a reality. See what life is like at Northrop Grumman.
The path to fulfilling your dreams is not always a linear one. Northrop Grumman employee Mark Waki knows this better than most.