JAAC Technician/Tier1 (Current Employee), Herndon, VA – June 18, 2014
Pros: good benefits
Cons: lack of advancement opportunities
• Responsible for Master Tickets and escalation to management. • Update, escalate, and document any issues that impact multiple users. • Work hand-in-hand with OIT Duty Officers, Government Watch Officers, TASPO Watch Commanders, Networks Operations Technicians, and level 2 and higher support technicians. • Maintain JAAC calendar for any schedule maintenance – more... which may cause service disruptions such as site power outages or application maintenance. • Maintain Technology Service Desk Remedy queue. • Work on tickets sent back to Tier 1 for any reason as well as self-help tickets. • Maintain TSD fax queue through Avaya website on an hourly basis. • Main responsibility reserved to be available to handle VIP calls as well as critical outages calls. – less
Ship Fitter (Former Employee), Newport News, VA – September 29, 2014
Pros: excellent benefits and job security.
Cons: not enough overtime.
A typical day consist of gathering all your materials and planning your job, Running cables to their locations to be installed and hooked up. Fire watching when needed, Management worked with you in getting you the necessary materials you needed when you could not find them. Co-workers were team players. The hardest part about the job was to tack weld – more... and the enjoyable part was just knowing your job. – less
Fiberglass technician (Former Employee), Gulfport, MS – September 29, 2014
Pros: great pay and great people
Cons: always worried about a layoff
A typical day would be you come in receive your work orders and folders with the dimensions and orientation of that particular part you and your partner is configuring. measuring off your part area as instructed in the blue prints and infusing the part with particular and instructed times.
The hardest part would be if the part is infused wrong and – more... you have to grind the area down and relay the fiberglass in the particular area.
Most enjoyable part was learning to read blueprints learning how ships are assembled. – less
Program Cost Control Analyst-IV (Current Employee), Annapolis Jn , MD – September 25, 2014
Pros: an amiable place to work and people understand you
Cons: growth opportunities are hard.
Most days after I get into work I scan my emails and I am ready to talk to my Manager & go over the list of pressing issues of the day and also provide feedback on the previous day’s work. Highlight any possible issues that can crop up or has already come up and update him on my priority list. Talk to my colleagues and ensure their work is proceeding – more... well and helping them with any unresolved issues. Last week as we were getting ready to issue work authorizations to the vendor community, we realized there was a glitch I the system. I quickly stepped in worked late to solve the problem and the system was back up and running the next business day. – less
Corporate Citizenship (Former Employee), Linthicum, MD – September 25, 2014
The best company I have ever worked for. The flexibility, the ability to grow, the culture, the environment, the locations, the projects...everything I encountered in my 3-4 years of working with them were excellent!
Mostly friendly atmosphere with appreciation for my job skills
Tactical Wheel Mechanic (Current Employee), Fort Irwin, CA – September 18, 2014
Pros: decent pay & good benefits. enjoyed safety barbecues.
Cons: doing my best and seeing others slack off.
I enjoyed the variety of jobs and most of the coworkers were friendly & easy to get along with. I learned repairs and operations of tactical vehicles, time management and that my job was helping soldiers to complete their training. Management has been helpful when I needed it. Hardest part of the job is my long commute. Working as a team with my coworkers – more... and helping others as needed is my most enjoyable part. – less
Production Supervisor (Former Employee), Palmdale, California – September 18, 2014
Pros: good pay and benifits
Cons: healthcare/pension for new hires
With Northrop, we were always stressing Quality #1, do it right the first time, take care of our customer. I spent 29 years there and it took very good care of me and my family, I currently have 7 children/in-laws, ex wife at various locations in the United States, that still work at Northrop Grumman, for me Northrop will take care of me and my wife – more... the rest of our lives. – less
Great Benefits lack of growth in the area of information assurance
Information Assurance Engineer (Current Employee), Baltimore, MD – September 18, 2014
Northrop Grumman is a great company to work for. Unfortunately Northrop Grumman ES does not specialize in the area of Information Assurance so there is no room for growth or advancement in Information Assurance
Proj Mgr/Sr Sys Engineer (IS GS-15) (Former Employee), Fairfax, VA – September 17, 2014
Originally I was part of the International Research Institute and then was acquired by Northrop. I had such an amazing experience with this organization and learned so much! I was part of a Reduction in Force in 2009 and decided to take some time to reflect on my work with the DoD and learn some new skill sets. Still staying in touch with my team after – more... all these years. – less
Logistics Admin III (MDA IC Warehouse Manager) (Current Employee), Huntsville, Al – September 17, 2014
Compensation package is very inerteresting. Upper management is always working with the employees to make sure you have everything that is needed to do your job. Co-workers are always a pleasure everyone has always been willing to help you out.
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee), Ogden, UT – September 17, 2014
* Ability to multi-task * I learned great organizational skills, multi-tasking, ability to work with many different personalities * Management has an open door policy and available to help out wherever needed * Co-workers are just like family, you have many different personalities * Working with all the wonderful people
Relaxed yet serious work environment. Fun place to work, management team are knowledgeable
Logistics Manager (Former Employee), Fort Polk, LA – September 16, 2014
Pros: full hour lunch and able to take a break if needed, most office positions you aren't able to take breaks
Cons: since contract work, company had to bid at end of contracts.
Good mornings all around, everyone ready work and in a good mood and ready to work. While at the computer going over budgets for my projects, boss will come with CDs of music he recorded for us to listen to. If it is Friday, you'll hear banjo playing up and down the halls. Always involved in community fund raising programs, such as Susan G Koman Breast – more... cancer, and March of Dimes.
Hardest part of my job was the ETC budget reports due at the end of each month, this was also one of the most enjoyable parts of my job as well, because it kept me very focused and this is where I learned most all of my attention to detail skills.
Learned purchasing, business skills, customer service, management skills, advancement of my accounting skills.
worked for this company for 14-1/2 years and loved every bit of it. Management is wonderful, work conditions are good, benefits were great. I hated it when I had to leave because I had to move back to my hometown for family reasons. – less