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Defining Possible in Northridge
There are numerous job opportunities to pioneer new technologies and solve complex issues on multiple programs at the Northrop Grumman development and production center located in Northridge, California. This center is primarily focused on product and software development and engineering for advanced systems providing service members and allies essential capabilities. Living in Northridge offers a perfect combination of urban living with the beauty of nature. It is a short drive away from downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, or the rest of the San Fernando Valley.
The Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) is a supersonic, medium-range, air-launched tactical missile compatible with U.S. and allied strike aircraft. AARGM provides the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Italian Air Force, and the Royal Australian Air Force with the latest and most advanced weapon system to engage and destroy enemy air defenses and time-critical, mobile targets.
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Join our team and find a job where you help pioneer new technologies for the next generation of weapons and defense systems that can be used to protect U.S. and allied troops engaged in ever-changing conflicts around the world.
Program Spotlight - AARGM
AARGM began as an idea years ago, and has grown exponentially into a game-changing technology and continues to evolve and advance. The program started initial development under a Small Business Innovation Research program with the U.S. Navy and has successfully transitioned into full rate production.
Why Do Northrop Grumman Employees Like Working in Northridge?
Southern California is known for its options. It is one of the few places where you can surf in the ocean, ski in the snow and play golf in the desert all in the same day. There are beaches, mountains, deserts, cities, suburbs and every type of locale in between.
The Southern California region provides world-class cuisine for all types of foodies and boasts a great art scene. There are museums, pop-up art installations and symphonies. Employees can revel in rock history on the Sunset Strip and there are plenty of opportunities for potential celebrity sightings throughout the home of the entertainment industry. If you like sports, you are covered with professional baseball, basketball, football, hockey and soccer teams.
See What Our Employees Are Saying
“Not only are we working on new and exciting technologies, but we get to work with the most dedicated and talented team to make it all happen. The work may be challenging, but we get to see the reward protecting our warfighters.”
- Helen M. | Engineer
“Northridge offers wonderful career opportunity, as individual growth is focused on expanding technical skills beyond specific engineering disciplines and establishing career building relationships with experts in cutting edge technology development. Our site provides engineers entering the workforce experience in multiple phases of engineering including but not limited to research, development, design, and full rate production. Individuals gain valuable experience and grow professionally.”
- Kevin R. | Engineer
“The Advanced Weapons business unit in Northridge has a widely diverse workforce that has continued to expand over the years. Our business has been highly successful and the growth opportunities are immense at this location. Employees have the ability to build their network with fellow employees and gain valuable experience both on the job and outside of work. We encourage networking with fellow employees and support the local community through various projects. It truly is a great place to work.”
- Dolores L. | Engineering Manager
Why Join Northrop Grumman?
Northrop Grumman employees are Defining Possible every day through science, technology and engineering. We are 95,000 people – with careers in all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – working as one to defend and define the future.
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 95,000 employees in all 50 states in the US and 21 countries worldwide.
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.
Diversity and Inclusion at Northrop Grumman
Creating a work force and a workplace that values diversity and fosters inclusion is pivotal to promoting innovation and increasing productivity and profitability.Explore diversity and inclusion at Northrop Grumman
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.