Careers at Northrop Grumman

Engineering Careers – Make Something Incredible

Everyone is a contributor at Northrop Grumman

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Every moment is an opportunity to make a difference while seeing your contributions become a reality. All of us, in every role and position, have a voice here, working together to develop groundbreaking solutions.

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We explore everything we possibly can to uncover the most efficient and creative solutions.

Our engineers create global security systems that protect our world.

Our leading-edge solutions can be found undersea, on land, in the sky and in the far reaches of outer space.

What We Do In Engineering

We invite you to view the videos below to see what it means to be an engineer at Northrop Grumman.

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The unique work environment at Northrop Grumman includes these important elements: creativity, collaboration, agility, and busting through silos and barriers.

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Life at Northrop Grumman

Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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.

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Meet Our People

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Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer

Giving Back as an Engineering Leader

Why Join Northrop Grumman?

Work/Life Balance

Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off. Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 10 company for work/life balance in 2018.

Who We Are

Ranked on DiversityInc's annual list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity since 2010, we recruit top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds to ensure our teams are skilled, focused and innovative.


We have 100,000 employees in all 50 states in the US and 21 countries worldwide.

Extensive Benefits

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.

In the Community

From the environment to STEM education to philanthropy, we're committed to the community. We encourage and enable our employees to volunteer in meaningful activities with lasting impact.


Our employees’ commitment to quality combined with our leadership’s commitment to workplace environment and diversity has resulted in many significant accolades.

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