• Intern Engineer

    Job Location USA-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 4 days ago(6/14/2018 4:35 PM)
    Job ID
    Required Clearance
    Employment Type
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Candidates should demonstrate a thorough understanding of engineering technology.  Engineering Interns must be enrolled in an accredited degree program in Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline with a preference for a standing of a sophomore or higher.  


    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Apply your classroom-learned skills to a program supporting the defense of our country. GDMS has an immediate opening for a Software Engineering Intern to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out critical missions.


    The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams on various technical projects associated with our core mission. In addition to receiving a competitive wage, the Engineering Intern will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. Interns will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


    In this role, you will be responsible for the development, integration and/or test of software and systems products in a Windows and/or LINUX-based workstation environment. This role will offer you the opportunity to:

    • Integrate as a member of a software development team and complete assigned tasks, that will nurture and expand your technical skills
    • Support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
    • Participate in requirements analysis, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis, system design, trade studies, systems integration and test (verification)
    • Research and document various data processes
    • Abide by all safety procedures outlined by the company




    Candidates should demonstrate competency in one or more of the following areas:

    • Java/J2EE, C++, JavaScript, C#, HTML, CSS, and SQL
    • Experience with scripting and development tools including, but not limited to: PowerShell, VBScript Perl, Ruby, Python or Desired State Configuration (DSC)
    • Comfortable working with Visual Studio and Eclipse IDEs.
    • Experienced with various Server Frameworks, DOM, and ASP.NET
    • Adept with Microsoft Office - especially Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • Comfortable working with Windows Server, Windows 10, and Linux
    • Understand communication protocols from the physical layer through session layer, specifically TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, and QoS policies used on these protocols
    • Understand Cisco network equipment
    • Virtual networking functions with VMWare
    • Working knowledge and/or course work in operational cybersecurity processes, procedures and best practices

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    Learn how you’ll grow through your internship with General Dynamics Mission Systems.



    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.



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