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Engineering: Life at Northrop Grumman

Engineering: Life at Northrop Grumman

Hear from our engineers and gain insights into our culture.

Northrop Grumman engineers are motivated by a deep desire to blaze new trails.  Our engineers contribute their expertise while also developing new skills to develop leading-edge solutions used undersea, on land, in the sky and in the far reaches of outer space. We explore everything we possibly can to uncover the most efficient and creative solutions. We invite you to read these stories about some of our engineers and take advantage of gaining insights into our culture.

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Through Smoke and Fire

Engineer with Radio Frequency equipment

The Downsizing Developer

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Reinventing Larsha

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At the Helm of Aqua

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Success Across Millions of Miles

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Taking to the Skies

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Eureka Moment

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From Perseverance to Providing Scholarships

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The Height of Her Career

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The Domino Effect

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Under the Weather

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Si Se Puede

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A Pathway into an Engineering Career

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To the Edge of the Universe

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Meet Rich, an Aeronautics Systems Program Director

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Blazing Her Own Trail

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

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Inspiring the Next Generation: Meet Tim

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

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Christy and the Big Picture in Digital Transformation

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From Football Dreams to Higher Callings

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Defining Possible One F-35 Fighter Jet at a Time

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Engineering Maker Spaces Respond to COVID-19

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Creating A User Experience Fit To Impress

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From Intern to Mechanical Design Engineer on JWST

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From Air Force to Northrop Grumman Program Manager

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet Marine Corps Veteran Stephanie

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Ensuring Quality Over Quantity

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Engineer and Artist Inspiring Young Scientists

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Supporting Those on the Front Line

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Veteran Spotlight: Meet U.S. Navy Veteran Scott

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From Shuttle Watcher to Acclaimed Engineer

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From BEYA to a Career at Northrop Grumman

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Engineer Summits Mt. Everest

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Welcome Home: Engineer Returns to Northrop Grumman

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Making a Difference as a Mentor

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Aerospace Engineering Intern Achieves New Heights

Engineers Testing for Mach Speed

Progress Faster Than the Speed of Sound

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Mixing Electricity and Water Sparks a Revolutionary Idea

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Solving Aerospace Engineering Problems in a Pinch

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A Commitment to Family, Education and Career Development

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The Importance of Safety in the Workplace

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Engineer Earns Rising Star Award

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Space Systems Engineer’s Career Growth

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An Engineering Mentor’s Career Path

Career Balance of Life, Love and Leadership

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Internships and Rotations Lead to Success

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44 Years at Northrop Grumman

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Supporting Neurodiversity and Inclusivity

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Deep Learning Technologies

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High Fives for Quality and Community

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Fiber + 3D Printing = Patented Success

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Machinists Forge a Brave New World in 3D

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From Ski Slopes to Data Slopes

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