Software Engineer Intern

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc
Herndon, VA
Jan 19, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
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.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense secret security clearance is obtainable within a reasonable amount of time after hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US citizenship is required. Responsibilities for this Position: Imagine being part of the team that develops the technologies, products and services that help our nations heroes keep our nation safe. The work is important. The challenges are career-defining. The opportunity is waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systemsas a Software Engineering Intern.What youll be doing:Developing software in accordance with the system requirementsAnalyzing system, functional and performance requirements and how they impact new or existing codeConducting peer reviews of softwarePerforming software unit test, and supporting integrationShaping future products by contributing to the framework (architecture) used across multiple products or systems.Working in secure environments alongside GDMS engineers, embarking on summer work that benefits the program through operational improvements of research & development of technology or tools to improve productivity.What you need to bring to the table:Proficiency in writing software (preferably C++ or Java) and understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesSoftware Development in a Linux environmentKnowledge of using development kits and software modeling toolsA strong work ethic and disciplineWhat sets you apart:Experience with Agile developmentExcellent oral and written communication skillsCreative thinking with the ability to multi-taskAbility to work effectively in a collaborative (team) environmentAbility to quickly grasp and apply new informationAbility to handle more complex assignments as experience progressesSelf-motivated, engaged, continuously learning and looking for ways to improve things 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 performanceteam!Learn how youll grow through your internship with General Dynamics Mission Systems. Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.