Software Intern

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

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, or other related scientific or technical discipline with a preference for a standing of a sophomore or higher.

Candidates must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of DefenseSECRET securityclearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Apply your classroom-learned skills to a program supporting the defense of our country. GDMS has an immediate opening for an Software Engineering Intern to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nations 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.

Check out who we are and what we do here

In this role, you will be responsible for the development of software and systems products in a UNIX, Linux and/or Windows-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
  • Learn systems in order to update information
  • Enter data into various systems
  • Research and document various data processes
  • Abide by all safety procedures outlined by the company


  • Java/J2EE, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Comfortable working with Visual Studios and Eclipse IDEs.
  • Experienced with various Server Frameworks, DOM, and Java Web App Platform (Tomcat)
  • Adept with Microsoft Office - especially Excel, Power-Point, and Word
  • Comfortable working with Windows 7, 8, Mac OSX Mavericks (10.6+), and Linux


  • Database Management Systems
  • Object-Oriented Programming in Java
  • Advanced Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Data Structures, Algorithms & Complexity
  • Computer Architecture

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 performanceteam!

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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