Careers at Northrop Grumman

Define Your Career with Northrop Grumman

Define Your Career with Northrop Grumman

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Northrop Grumman’s Commitment to Building Diverse Teams

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 as the global communities in which we reside.

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Meet Us at an Upcoming Conference

At Northrop Grumman, we are performing challenging work that makes a difference and has a real-world impact. We believe that each and every person has the potential to change the future. Our mission is to provide you with opportunities to use innovative thinking to solve challenges and make the impossible possible.

In addition to hosting hiring events, we attend both in-person and virtual conferences to recruit experienced and entry-level professionals; military and veterans; and students.

The work you will do at Northrop Grumman makes a difference. For many employees, their first step to joining our team is with an interview at one of the many national conferences we attend throughout the year. Check out the video below to learn more about the experience you can have at one of these conferences.

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List of Conferences

Register at the links below to meet us at one of our upcoming events. These conferences are opportunities to learn more about us and how you can Define Possible in your next career move at Northrop Grumman.

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Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA)

Feb. 9-11, 2023

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National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

March 22-26, 2023

Disability Inclusion


July 10-13, 2023

Out and Equal

Out & Equal (O&E)

Sept. 12-14, 2023

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Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)

Sept. 26-29, 2023

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Great Minds in STEM (GMIS)

Oct. 12-14, 2023

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Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

Oct. 12-14, 2023

American Indian Science and Engineering Society

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

Oct. 19-21, 2023

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Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Oct. 26-28, 2023

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Nov. 1-5, 2023


Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (oSTEM)

Nov. 9-12, 2023

Meet Our Employees

Many of our Northrop Grumman employees have been hired through these conferences. Explore the employee profiles below to learn more about how they are inspiring, leading, and succeeding in a variety of roles across our company.

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Meet Apurbo: A Pathway into an Engineering Career

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Meet Andy: Below the Surface, a Lot of us Share a Great Deal

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Meet Erwin: Si Se Puede

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Meet Monique: From Biosensors to Semiconductor Processing

Meet Danny: How Danny’s Mentor Partnership Launched his Career at Northrop Grumman

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Meet Diana: Intern Defining Possible One F-35 Fighter Jet at a Time

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Meet Montraz: An Intern Creating Top-Notch Hardware Designs

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

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Meet Kanavis: Ensuring Quality Over Quantity

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Daring to Dream

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Meet Eyon: A Software Engineer in the Pathways Program

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Unlocking Potential

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Our Employee Resource Groups

At Northrop Grumman, we’re committed to ensuring that everyone feels supported, respected and personally fulfilled. Thousands of enthusiastic Northrop Grumman employees are engaged in one of 13 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide distinct benefits for both the member and the company. Across more than 260 chapters, these groups include those supporting African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, Native Americans, women, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ employees, young professionals, parents, multiple generations, remote employees and environmentalists. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees.

Explore our ERGs
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Our Values

Our sense of ethics and doing what is right are the cornerstones of Northrop Grumman’s exemplary reputation and the guiding principles that drive our commitment to corporate responsibility. They allow us to gain respect and support within our communities, help provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and attract and retain individuals who not only demonstrate, but also demand high standards of business conduct.

We are guided by seven core values: quality, customer satisfaction, leadership, integrity, people, safety and suppliers.

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Our Commitment to Social Justice

Northrop Grumman is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive team, and we continue to make progress. Our employees come from varied backgrounds and have unique skills and experience. It is this diversity that makes us great. It fosters creativity and invention and enables us to create some of the most technically sophisticated products and services in the world.

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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.

Work/Life Balance

Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous PTO. Named by Indeed as a top 10 company for work/life balance.

Who We Are

On DiversityInc’s list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity, we recruit talent from all corners to ensure teams are skilled, focused and innovative.


We have 95,000 employees in all 50 states in the US and 21 countries worldwide.

Extensive Benefits

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need: matching 401K, tuition assistance, health/wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.

In the Community

From the environment to STEM education to philanthropy, we’re committed to the community, encouraging and enabling our employees to give back.


Our employee’s commitment to quality along with our leadership’s commitment to workplace environment and diversity has resulted in significant accolades.