Systems & System/Test Intern

Location USA-MA-Taunton
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/23/2018 3:08 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
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 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 an Systems 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 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.


You'll gain even more experience as you:

  • Learn industry standards related to test activities, including transmission, networking, network management and Information Assurance
  • Build a foundation and grow your understanding of design and integration engineering concepts
  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams in a variety of fields


Related courses a plus!

  • RF (Radio Frequency)
  • Digital Communication
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Communication Network

Related qualifications a plus!

  • Understand communication protocols from the physical layer through session layer, specifically TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, and QoS policies used on these protocols
  • Understand network equipment including CISCO, Juniper, and Brocade
  • Virtual networking functions with VMWare

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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