Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Army Veteran Chris

Chris is a senior principal contract administrator at Northrop Grumman.  After joining the Army in April 2000, Chris deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom from February 2003 – May 2004. He served 14 years as a Soldier attaining the rank of sergeant first class as a Communications section chief. From there, Chris was direct commissioned to […]

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She’s Got GRIT

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​Liz Diss (McLean) has held many titles in her life — Air Force logistics officer, military spouse, entrepreneur, professional Ironman triathlete, mountaineer, talent acquisition professional — but none are as important to her as Air Force Veteran and transition specialist. This is why she recently started the all-women veterans’ initiative within Northrop Grumman called GRIT. Its mission […]

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S Navy Veteran Jason

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. Soon after high school graduation, Jason enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He completed technical school in Tennessee and flight crew training in Florida, where […]

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Suit Up: Hollywood Meets Engineering in the HIVE

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By Marissa Cote and Caroline Briselli Lights, cameras, strange costumes. To the untrained eye, this tucked-away room could be a movie set — after all, El Segundo, California, isn’t so far from Hollywood. But teams don’t come here to film blockbusters. With the help of a new digital technology, they’re perfecting human-system interactions. Leveraging model-based systems […]

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran James

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James is a Senior Principal Project Manager at Northrop Grumman. He currently works with the Global Hawk Program Integration Team (PIT) as their Government Furnished Property Asset Manager. How long have you been with Northrop Grumman? How did you hear about us? I have been with Northrop for over six months and heard about Northrop […]

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Doing the right thing for inclusive benefits

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By Laura Christof Among our company values is: We do the right thing. Sometimes it’s easy to spot an issue and do what’s right. Other times, it takes a nudge and some education to move forward. That’s what happened after employees raised concerns that our company health insurance didn’t cover some components of medical care […]

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Made It Possible: The SharkSat Team and Launching a Next Generation Workforce

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Jeff Hobbs, Dave Schiller, Nick Durland and Caroline Traini Sharks are always swimming — even into open, potentially treacherous, waters — because it’s the only way to avoid sinking. In June 2018, recognizing our customers’ growing focus on speed and rapid deployment, we realized we had to be like sharks: sink or swim. We chose to swim, […]

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Katie

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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 & […]

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