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Northrop Grumman in Arizona
Define Possible in Arizona
Our state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing and office facilities — including our brand-new Chandler facilities, home to Northrop Grumman’s Launch and Missile Defense Systems, and our world-class Gilbert site, expanding in 2021 with a new satellite facility — offer modern work environments with unique amenities. Here, thousands of talented engineers, business leaders, program managers and functional staff support launch vehicles and high-reliability space and defense products and services. You can play a role in everything from design, development, manufacturing and testing to launch and on-orbit operations. Whether you’re working on products that protect and defend our nation or providing a lift to orbit for research satellites, cargo and payloads, you’ll be making a difference.
Explore Career Opportunities in Arizona
Situated in the innovation and technology hub of the Southwest, Northrop Grumman Arizona employees are pushing the boundaries of space exploration, launch systems and missile defense. Located in the shadow of the Superstition and San Tan mountains, while still just 30 minutes from downtown Phoenix and 90 minutes from ponderosa pine forests, both the city and the great outdoors are at your fingertips.
Our Flagship Programs
- Small-, medium-, and large-class launch vehicles, including Antares, Minotaur, OmegA, and Pegasus rockets
- Civil, commercial and national security satellites
- Earth and space science satellites
- Strike weapons
- High volume production satellite constellations and systems
- Ground Based Strategic Deterrent
- Missile defense
Why do Northrop Grumman Employees Like Working in Arizona?
Our Arizona employees are driven by the passion to explore space and support our national security, and working at our Arizona sites puts you on the cutting edge of missile, launch and space technology. Access to local universities continues to drive the engine of learning and growth, while Northrop Grumman provides best-in-class leadership, career development, wellness support and employee engagement. Northrop Grumman employees are actively engaged in our local communities, from ardent volunteerism to STEM programs to sitting on local Chamber of Commerce Boards — where will you leave your mark?
Life in Arizona
A rapidly growing oasis in the desert, the Valley of the Sun offers endless opportunities to create your own lifestyle. Known as the gateway to the Grand Canyon, it’s no surprise that nature is at every turn — whether exploring a mountain trail, off-roading, rock climbing or visiting a favorite attraction like the Desert Botanical Garden or the Phoenix Zoo. Entertainment hot spots and unique dining experiences are a short ride away and the valley offers many safe, family-oriented communities. Take advantage of your flexible work schedule to be a tourist in your own city — Phoenix’s beautiful mountain scenery and warm weather attracts millions of visitors each year.
Why Join Northrop Grumman?
Northrop Grumman employees are Defining Possible every day through science, technology and engineering. We are 90,000 people – with careers in all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future.
Learn more about 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.
The unique work environment at Northrop Grumman includes these important elements: creativity, collaboration, agility, and busting through silos and barriers. We operate across domains, disciplines, and national boundaries. Our teams rapidly deliver capabilities to our warfighters to defend our nation and our allies.