Software Engineering Intern (Paid)
Chantilly, VA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Software Engineering Intern (Paid)


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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. Successful completion of a drug screen and background check 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 in our Chantilly, VA location. The position provides an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security 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.

The selected intern will join the Nuclear Monitoring Programs. General Dynamics provides operational support and maintenance of the Radionuclide Stations in the United States International Monitoring System (US IMS) supporting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

The tasking for the internship will include several tasks to support the Operation and Maintenance of remote monitoring stations that comprise the United States network. One primary task will include the update to documentation tasks for these monitoring stations.

  • Mandatory proficiency in Microsoft Visio.
  • Familiarity with Linux or ability to learn basic Linux commands
  • Basic mechanical and electrical experience to understand site specific schematics and review existing documentation.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
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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