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Northrop Grumman Careers in the UK

For our people, they are fulfilling a mission, not doing a job.

From engineering data and intelligence solutions, to developing maritime navigation and control systems, from delivering the RAF’s vision of a future uncrewed aircraft to innovative command and control systems for the UK and NATO, what we do together matters.

We operate across 10 sites in the UK, employing around 900 people in the UK, 2,500 in Europe and sustaining employment for more than 5,000 in our supply chain and partners, including many SMEs.

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How You Will Define Possible?

Today, different thinking is needed to deliver the required defence and security effect. Northrop Grumman in the UK, and our people, are at the forefront of providing that different thinking. As pioneers, we welcome and encourage diversity of thought and different approaches to problem solving that will keep us at the cutting edge of technology vital to the security of the UK and its allies.

Every person who works at Northrop Grumman is valued for who they are and the unique perspectives they bring to our team. That means that everyone has a voice here, and it takes every one of us to make the impossible a reality.  With us, you’ll have the freedom to chase your ambition and the support to secure your future. 

Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible. You’ll also have flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & wellbeing benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development. 

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Spotlight on Software Roles

At Northrop Grumman UK we create and run software capabilities for our customers, more than developing our own in-house products. Now although you could call this consultancy, we are primarily an engineering team above all else. Culturally we are engineers who wish to take on our customers’ missions and partner with them to create the software capabilities they need. We pride ourselves that our focus is on engineering quality and integrity above all else. We perform this engineering in an inclusive and supportive atmosphere that enables our staff to perform at their best.

Our engineers must be keen to learn new technologies, and we are willing to train them. Whether this is in Cloud (our customers use AWS and Azure), full-stack development, User Experience (UX) approaches, or Continuous Integration & Development (CI/CD) tools. Our DevSecOps Lean-Agile teams need engineers with a range of skills. We have recently created Engineering Disciplines to support and encourage staff development.

We work on some of the biggest and most complex data platforms out there. Many of our customers are going through huge transformation journeys and working with Northrop Grumman gives engineers the opportunity to be a part of this.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe that creating a team and a workplace that values diversity and fosters inclusion is pivotal to promoting innovation and increasing productivity and profitability. Our goal is to continually support and nurture the large number of Northrop Grumman employees whose backgrounds, characteristics and perspectives are as diverse at the global communities in which we reside.

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