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Northrop Grumman in Baltimore, Maryland

Northrop Grumman in Baltimore, Maryland

Developing, Innovating, and Creating for the future

Defining Possible in Baltimore, Maryland

Testing, manufacturing, integrating, inventing — Northrop Grumman engineers do all this and more in Baltimore, home to one of the largest sites across our company. Our labs in Baltimore have a proud history of developing fundamental electronics systems concepts as well as being home to makerspaces that foster innovation and creativity for the future. Here, we’re making pioneering leaps in advanced electronic and maritime systems — and putting the information collected by those systems to work.

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Focus Areas

  • Integration and test
  • Radar systems
  • Embedded software
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Electronic warfare systems
  • AI/ML integration
  • FPGA and ASIC design
  • Autonomous systems
  • Countermeasures and sensors
  • Digital transformation
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What We Build

  • Microelectronic packaging
  • Advanced ceramics facility
  • Surface mount technology
  • Semiconductor foundry services
  • Printed circuit board manufacturing
  • Wafer processing
  • High-density board design
  • Near field, compact and far field antenna ranges
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Life in Baltimore

Sports – Baltimore is home to the 2x Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens as well as the Baltimore Orioles of the MLB. For those who like to play rather than watch, Baltimore is also home to various sports rec leagues including kickball, volleyball, flag football, and dodgeball.

Cuisine – Enjoy Seafood? Maryland is the Blue Crab capital of the world and provides ample opportunity to sample it. In addition to seafood, the Baltimore area provides a plethora of cultural and American options ranging from food trucks and farmers markets to fine dining.

Entertainment – In addition to its thriving food and sports industries, Baltimore is home to concert halls, museums, theaters, and much more! Feel like doing something more educational? Fort McHenry, the Maryland Science Center, the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Industry are all located in downtown Baltimore and provide hours of family fun!

Higher Education – Take advantage of the many top-rated universities in the area. Some of the nearby universities include Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, University of Baltimore, and Loyola University.

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Nearby Activities

  • Baltimore is a stone’s throw away from any kind of outdoor activity you can imagine.
    • During the summer, visit Maryland’s Eastern Shore for a fun beach day.
    • For something more active, hike one of Patapsco State Park’s many trails.
    • In the winter, drive out to one of the many ski resorts within 1.5 hours of Baltimore.
  • Baltimore is positioned in the crux of city life, country life, beach life, and mountain life.
    • Hop on a train to New York City, Philadelphia, or Washington DC and be there in no time!
    • Stay in Baltimore and experience a wide variety of culture, food, and entertainment. Baltimore is right in the middle of the action!

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 paid time off. Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 10 company for wo…

Who We Are

Ranked on DiversityInc’s annual list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity since 2010, we recruit top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgroun…


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, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, me…

In the Community

From the environment to STEM education to philanthropy, we’re committed to the community. We encourage and enable our employees to volunteer in meaningful activ…


Our employees’ commitment to quality combined with our leadership’s commitment to workplace environment and diversity has resulted in many significant accol…

Diversity and Inclusion at Northrop Grumman

Creating a work force and a workplace that values diversity and fosters inclusion is pivotal to promoting innovation and increasing productivity and profitability.

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Learn more about Life at Northrop Grumman

Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

The unique work environment at Northrop Grumman includes these important elements: creativity, collaboration, agility, and busting through silos and barriers. We operate across domains, disciplines, and national boundaries. Our teams rapidly deliver capabilities to our warfighters to defend our nation and our allies.

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