Careers

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We are 90,000 people – with careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space. We work as one to defend and define the future through science, technology and engineering. […]

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Travis Culverwell, Supplier Quality Specialist explains what makes Northrop Grumman Australia so different

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What does your role involve? It ensures that our suppliers meet the high standards that we and our customers expect, including the products and services they supply us with and the regulatory and legislative requirements for the sectors that we operate within. Our team is growing and establishing the framework required for Northrop Grumman Australia […]

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Tom Underwood, Graduate Aerospace Systems Engineer is excited by the possibilities ahead

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Describe your role. I’m part of a joint Australian and American team which provides Launch Services within a Research and Development environment. This involves design, analysis, integration and testing of hardware and electrical components. Tell us a little about your background. Over the 2019/2020 summer I was introduced to Northrop Grumman as an intern within […]

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Sarah Corbet, Systems Engineer describes her journey since joining as an Intern

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Tell us about you/your background. I was born in Canada, then moved to Australia when I was five. I always had an aptitude for science and maths, eventually studying Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Queensland, graduating in 2020. During that time I was able to pursue my passion for space engineering. Describe […]

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Lachlan Daley, Graduate Systems Engineer loves the impact he has so early in his career

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Tell us about your background. I started like a lot of others in the Defence industry, with a passionate interest in aerospace and an obsession with space. Born and raised in Queensland with dreams of working for NASA inevitably led me to completing my bachelor degree in Electrical and Aerospace Engineering at Queensland University of […]

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Dean Muller, Project Manager describes the sheer variety of capability and breadth of opportunity.

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Describe your background and current role. After 10 years in the Army both as an Engineering and Public Affairs Officer, I transitioned into the civilian workforce and was fortunate to work in Aviation, project managing the delivery of spiral development programs & upgrades for F/A-18F Super Hornet and E/A-18G Growler aircraft, and managing the Capability […]

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Angie Schuck, System Safety Subject Matter Expert loves sharing her colleagues’ success.

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Tell us a little about your background. I’m originally from Canada and grew up in Melbourne, where I completed my Aerospace Engineering degree and worked briefly in research and in STEM Education, specialising in space science. I then moved to Brisbane to start my engineering career as a Systems Engineer, and also worked in aviation […]

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The Coolest Technology: Cryocoolers

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Cryocoolers are machines that keep sensors extremely cold so that satellites and space telescopes can take pictures on long-term missions. Whether we’re looking back toward Earth or outward into deep space, the sensors that capture images require extremely low temperatures. […]

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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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Meet Robniqua: Global Hawk Software Engineer

Tell us about your path to Northrop Grumman. How did you get hired here? I was able to attend the National Society of Black Engineer (NSBE) Conference in 2019, during my junior year of college. At the time, I was Miss Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) for North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University UPE’s chapter […]

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Meet Orlyse: A Systems Engineer Defining Possible

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Tell us about your path to Northrop Grumman. How did you get hired here? A few of my classmates from undergrad at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) were Northrop Grumman interns. At the time, I did not know much about the company, so during the 2019 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) conference, […]

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Meet Monique – From Biosensors to Semiconductor Processing

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Meet Monique, a microelectronics engineer, working in Linthicum, Maryland in the Northrop Grumman Advanced Technology Laboratories. She was named “Most Promising Engineer in Industry” at the 2020 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Gala. How’d you find yourself at Northrop Grumman? I started at Northrop Grumman immediately after finishing my PhD in materials science and […]

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Meet Janet: An Aeronautics Guidance, Navigation and Controls Engineer

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Kickboxing and engineering. Two very different activities with a few major similarities, yet both teach determination, problem solving and persistence. Guidance, navigation and controls engineer, Janet Todd, is a shining example of these traits. As a champion kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, she knows what it means to be tough and get the job done. […]

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Meet Eyon: A Software Engineer in the Pathways Program

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How did you find yourself at Northrop Grumman? I interviewed and was offered a position during the 2019 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Conference in Detroit. At the time, I had a number of other full time job offers from other aerospace and defense companies, but I decided to join Northrop Grumman based off […]

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Meet Bethany: An Engineer Working to Ensure Perfect Balance

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Bethany is a passionate Structures and Mechanical Systems Engineer and Weight & Balance Engineer on the KC-30A Program. Read more about her daily work life. What does your position involve? A critical part of my role is continuing airworthiness for my team. This means monitoring long term and ongoing projects that will keep our aircraft […]

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Meet Arlanda: Defining Possible Through Designing, Testing, and Analyzing

Can you tell us about how you found your way to Northrop Grumman? During my undergraduate career at Grambling State University, I attended various conferences such as the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA). My senior year of college, I was awarded the Black Engineer of the […]

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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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Made It Possible: Brian Henwood and Electric Persistence

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Facilities manager Brian Henwood reflects on installing Electric Vehicle charging stations at Northrop Grumman’s Azusa, California campus. By Brian Henwood In 2018, I accepted the role of Facilities Manager at Northrop Grumman’s Azusa, California, campus. The 71-acre campus, home to roughly 1,200 employees, is tucked against the San Gabriel Mountains, an hour east of Los […]

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Liz’s Story: How an Army Analyst transitioned to a Business Development Manager

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Following a successful career in the US Army as an enlisted Intel Analyst and Linguist, Liz moved back to Arkansas where she started working on her bachelor’s degree thanks to the GI Bill. Shortly after that, Liz moved to Florida, where she saw a Northrop Grumman advertisement in the newspaper for a cleared administrative assistant. […]

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From Intern to Mechanical Design Engineer on the James Webb Space Telescope

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Mei-Li joined Northrop Grumman in 2016 as an intern. Today, she’s a mechanical design engineer on the James Webb Space Telescope, working on the mechanical ground systems engineering team. Tell us about your role on Webb. My team is in charge of designing all of the Webb equipment that’s not going to space, called mechanical […]

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Christy and the Big Picture in Digital Transformation

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By Christy Haworth Aerospace and aviation have always been part of my life. I was that kid who loved Top Gun. Both my father and my father-in-law are pilots. My husband and I have a plane that we fly on the weekends — we even got married in our airplane hangar! While I always knew I wanted […]

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A Three-Dimensional Career

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The first time Jasmine saw a 3D-printed airplane part, she felt like she was starting an adventure. “I was making fuel doors and they were kind of this odd, oblong shape, and they 3D printed a bunch of prototypes for a check fit,” she recalled. “They arrived in these huge, wooden crates like something out […]

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Women in STEM

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Meet the women at Northrop Grumman who are using their expertise and experience in STEM related fields to define possible every day. […]

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An Engineer’s Journey: From BEYA to a Career at Northrop Grumman

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Meet Travene Grant, a tool engineer, working as a metrologist. Travene works at Northrop Grumman in St. Augustine, Florida where he uses metrology, the science of measurement, to assist with building aircraft.   What was your journey to Northrop Grumman like? I honestly didn’t know much about Northrop Grumman before working here. I thought my […]

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Solving Critical Problems for the Warfighter: Meet Yesha

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By Jillian Wright and Rhonda Hewitt Not everyone can say that they’re actually a rocket scientist, but Yesha can. Her passion for aersopace emerged during childhood, and she’s continued to pursue this in her career at Northrop Grumman. “Growing up, I was always fascinated with planes and rockets,” she said. “When I was 10, I […]

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The Journey from New York to Florida: Meet Vehicle Engineering Manager Suet

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Suet is a Vehicle Engineering manager at the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence in Melbourne, Florida. Her team consists of designers, analysts and responsible engineers specializing in mechanical and fluids subsystems disciplines. These disciplines include fuel, hydraulics, environmental controls, thermal management, life support, mechanisms and crew equipment. Suet sets her team up for success […]

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