• Information Technology Associate (entry level)

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2019 9:43 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in a computer science, information technology, engineering, or scientific field or the equivalent experience is required. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers. General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an entry level Information Technology Associate to join one of our IT teams listed below. The position provides an opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions, while simultaneously supporting core business needs. The selected candidate will work within one of the follow IT teams:

    • IT Applications: Delivers world class applications and solutions (e.g. mobility, cloud, data architecture, etc) across our business partners, including Engineering, Human Resources, Finance, Manufacturing and Cyber Security.
    • IT Infrastructure: Manages and maintains cutting edge enterprise hardware and software components that provide key foundational services to our internal customers.
    • IT Cyber Security: Collaborates with members of IT and the business to continuously improve the security posture of the organization. Engages in various projects that assess risk and make decisions on appropriate risk management strategies.
    • IT Governance: Provides governance and compliance-related guidance to support the successful implementation and enforcement of IT solutions to related business problems. Leads a variety of organizational efforts on behalf of the CISO.
    • IT Project Management: Provides project support across critical IT initiatives, including development of project plans, authorization of work, and managing costs, schedule and technical performance.


    Associates will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with professionals from across the company and a variety of disciplines to enhance their business acumen, grow their network and create innovative solutions to difficult business challenges. IT associates also will have the choice to work directly alongside other members of the IT, including the Applications, Cyber Security, Architecture, Governance, Infrastructure, and Project Management teams.


    In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Information Technology Associate will enhance his/her skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


    Key Responsibilities: The Information Technology Associate will assist with various initiatives and provide technical and project support to General Dynamics Mission Systems and our clients. Candidate will be expected to model Alignment, Value Creation, Honesty and Trust in partnering with the business to develop and execute on innovative solutions. Additional responsibilities across IT teams includes, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
    • Support the delivery of innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
    • Follow established Information Technology policies and procedures during the delivery of services
    • Identify potential areas of continuous improvement
    • Be part of collaborative teams attending meetings as required


    Additional Qualifications:

    Candidates will need to:

    • Be motivated to learn independently
    • Work well in virtual team environments
    • Possess demonstrated presentation skills
    • Be effective in verbal and written communications
    • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals including technical and non-technical staff



    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.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    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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