While studying electrical engineering at the University of Southern California, Pedro met a recruiter from Northrop Grumman. After joining professional organizations and boosting his resume, Pedro accepted an internship with the company. He worked as an intern for four years before transitioning to a full-time role. Pedro credits his internship at Northrop Grumman with making him a better engineer.
A typical day in the life of a systems engineer at Northrop Grumman revolves around teamwork. Every morning, Pedro attends working group meetings with his team and subject matter experts. Together, they work on capturing the operational, functional, and physical architecture of defense systems. Pedro aspires to become a technical leader in model-based systems through his work.