Northrop Grumman - Pros and Cons - for junior engineers | Glassdoor.co.uk
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    "Pros and Cons - for junior engineers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good up-to-front, 1st year salary. Many good, experienced/senior engineers are available - great for learning through Q&A. Most of the time, IPT's are very experienced and quick to realize what is going on in the program. Lots of opportunities and resources to learn new skills and methods. Many programs available for you to get in. Once each program/contract ends, your manager usually helps you get...

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    Cons

    1. Lots of bureaucracy and mismanagement that often leads to program failure : >>Program management scared of reporting "bad news" to upper management and hide it until the program runs out of money - especially if they're the ones who caused trouble. >>Lack of diversity in program management section: management experienced in one or two discipline(s) only (the one(s) they've been working for their whole life...),...

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    Advice to Management

    Read both pros and cons. Solutions to these problems are pretty obvious.

    Northrop Grumman2018-01-09
  1. "Hit the nail on the head with the cyber domain"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman

    Pros

    Flat structure No bureaucracy Plenty of training opportunities and continual development Bleeding edge ways of working Great colleagues Competitive salary for the most part

    Cons

    Still trying to figure out a number of kinks associated with rapid growth

    Advice to Management

    Look at your bottlenecks and solve them

    Northrop Grumman2019-07-03
  2. "Good Company-Bad Management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northrop Grumman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Salary Immediate management is great - can be hit or miss depending on department

    Cons

    UK CE doesn’t value lower employees Work/Life balance is always spoken about but never actioned

    Northrop Grumman2019-08-19

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