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Northrop Grumman is recognized as being one of the best places to work in the world. We’re proud of what we’ve achieved. What follows is Northrop Grumman's Company Awards and Recognition – some recent rankings, honors and awards as determined by third-party evaluators.

Military Spouse Friendly Employers

Military Spouse Friendly Employers

Military Spouse Friendly Employers - 2019
Fortune 500

Fortune 500

Number 118, based on revenue – 2018
Fortune Global 500

Fortune Global 500

Number 461, based on revenue – 2018
Fortune Global Most Admired

Fortune Global Most Admired

3rd in industry
Based on criteria such as management, investment value and employee talent – 2018
Forbes 2000

Forbes 2000

Number 305, based on sales, profits, assets and market value – 2018
Washington Technology

Washington Technology

Top 100 Federal Prime IT Contractors
Number 3, based on IT revenue – 2018
DiversityBusiness.com

DiversityBusiness.com

America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Number 3, based on an online election survey of more than 1,300,000 women and diverse owned businesses – 2016
Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Number 5 - 2018 Government Top 200 Federal Industry Leaders Based on total contracts for 2017:
  • Department of Defense – Number 5
  • U.S. Air Force – Number 3
  • U.S. Navy – Number 6
  • U.S. Army – Number 8
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Number 7
  • Missile Defense Agency – Number 4
  • Defense Information Systems Agency – Number 8
  • Defense Microelectionics Activity – Number 2
  • Social Security Administration – Number 1
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – Number 4
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission – Number 1
NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal

NOD Leading Disability Employer Seal

National Organization on Disability – 2018
Diversity Inc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Diversity Inc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Number 23 overall, based on objective analysis of 183 separate factors, using data from a 300-question survey – 2018
  • Top Companies for People with Disabilities – Number 2
  • Top Companies for Diversity Councils – Number 2
  • Top Companies for Veterans – Number 1
100 Best Corporate Citizens

100 Best Corporate Citizens

Corporate Responsibilty Magazine
Number 45, based on companies delivering on their commitments to transparency and accountability – 2018
Top 50 Employers  (Woman Engineer)

Top 50 Employers (Woman Engineer)

Number 28 – Woman Engineer Magazine – 2018
Top 50 Employers  (Minority Engineer)

Top 50 Employers (Minority Engineer)

Number 16, Minority Engineer Magazine – 2018
2017 IndustryWeek 1000

2017 IndustryWeek 1000

The IndustryWeek 1000 is IW's exclusive annual ranking of the world's largest public manufacturers, based on revenue.
Number 156, based on revenue – 2017
2017 Industry Week U.S. 500

2017 Industry Week U.S. 500

The IndustryWeek U.S. 500 is IW's exclusive annual ranking of America's largest public manufacturers, based on revenue.
Number 44, based on revenue – 2017
Military Friendly Top 100

Military Friendly Top 100

Silver Award – 2018
Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 - U.S. 500

Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 - U.S. 500

Number 176, Newsweek Magazine
Largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. + globally by market capitalization – 2017
Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 - Global 500

Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 - Global 500

Number 257, Newsweek Magazine
Largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. + globally by market capitalization – 2017
Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index

Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index

Best Performing Companies
  • Maplecroft: CII - Cycle Three – Number 30
  • Maplecroft: Management – Number 50
  • Maplecroft: Mitigation – Number 29
  • Maplecroft: Data – Number 11
  • Maplecroft: Innovation – Number 74
  • Maplecroft: Adaptation – Number 19
US Veterans Magazine

US Veterans Magazine

"Best of the Best"
  • Top Veteran-Friendly Companies – 2018
  • Top Supplier Diversity Programs - 2018
Top 50 Employers (Careers & The disABLED)

Top 50 Employers (Careers & The disABLED)

Number 29 – CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine – 2018
Disability Equality Index (DEI)

Disability Equality Index (DEI)

Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities – 2018
Scored 100%
DEI points are awarded in four major categories: Culture & Leadership, Enterprise-wide Access, Employment Practices, and Community Engagement & Support Services.
Glassdoor Top CEOs

Glassdoor Top CEOs

Top CEOs Employees' Choice
Number 75, Wes Bush - 2018
Universum

Universum

2018 US Most Attractive Employers
  • Engineering - Number 13
  • Computer Science - Number 49
In this study we gather important information such as: what talent thinks about you, which companies they are choosing to work for, what attributes they associate with your Employer Brand and salary aspirations, among other data that companies find useful for their talent attraction strategies and execution.
Indeed's Top Rated Workplaces by Millennials

Indeed's Top Rated Workplaces by Millennials

Number 1, based on employer ratings and reviews by Millennials on Indeed - 2018
Indeed's Top Rated for Work-Life Balance

Indeed's Top Rated for Work-Life Balance

Number 9, based on employer reviews - 2018
2018 Catalyst Award

2018 Catalyst Award

Recipient - 2018

Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women.

Northrop Grumman—“Building the Best Culture, Leveraging the Power of Women.” In response to projections for increasing retirements and the lack of diversity in engineering disciplines, Northrop Grumman chose to position itself in 2010 for future growth by designing a comprehensive initiative. This effort—aiming to expand the company’s leadership pipeline with a specific requirement for diverse representation inclusive of women and people of color—has five strategic elements: leadership commitment, talent acquisition, work-life integration, employee development and building the future pipeline.
Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign

Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – 2018
Military Times

Military Times

Best for Vets Employers - 2018
Number 63