Information Systems SkillBridge Military Intern
National City, CA 
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Basic Qualifications

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.
Responsibilities for this Position

If you're looking for a chance to experience civilian life and continue your mission to support our nation, then the General Dynamics Mission Systems Military Internship Program is the amazing challenge you're looking for! At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll learn from the best, those teams that create the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe.


We are operating as an approved DoD SkillBridge Organization in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction 1322.29. GDMS is honored to assist our military and has specifically designed our internships to prepare participants for their transition to civilian life.


The GDMS Military Internship program is open to all ranks, enlisted or officer, may apply. Participants are not eligible for compensation from the company, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. A GDMS Military Internship, whether entry or mid-level, is an opportunity for individuals to gain valuable civilian experience through specific industry training during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. Participation in GDMS's Military Internship Program is voluntary, Service member-initiated, and must be authorized by the individual's chain of command prior to the start of the internship. Successful completion of all necessary company agreements and documentation will also be required.


This program is being afforded to both active duty Military Members of all supporting branches and Military Spouses. You will job-shadow and learn from experienced leaders and other smart, motivated people. This program will help you develop best in class skills on mission critical work.

Job Description:
Keeping people safe worldwide is what we do. Developing mission-critical systems is how we do it. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an opening for a (Windows and Linux System Administrator)
Education: (N/A)
Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29.


Duties and Tasks:

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REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Seeking a Systems Administrator with experience in any of the following topics; Server or Workstation Administration, Exchange, Active Directory, Group Policy, Office, VMware, Citrix, SCCM, Change Management.
  • Candidates should have strong Tier 1-2 administrative and debugging experience
  • A strong candidate will be comfortable working in a multi-vendor network with a large array of COTS applications
  • Monitor and remediate system backup issues
  • Monitor SIEM for system incidents
  • Assist team with continuous monitoring, implementation and troubleshooting of required patch compliance for all clients
  • Responsibilities may require periodic evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported
  • Installs, configures, and maintains software onboard Littoral Combat Ships
  • Ideal candidate should have strong troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently
  • Conducts functional, environmental, operational, and/or performance tests on hardware, software, and systems
  • Isolates and documents issues and defects
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives
  • Frequent contact with multiple work groups
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction

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Objectives - Intern program participants will receive training and job-shadowing opportunities to gain skills to meet the specific needs of the organization and will be prepared to meet the GDMS mission in "providing smarter mission critical systems and products to defense, civil government, intelligence and cybersecurity customers". This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on GDMS leadership expectations, company history, customer / stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome - Offer transitioning service members a rewarding opportunity to learn from the General Dynamics Mission Systems team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with WSUS / SCCM for application patching
  • Experience administering Windows Server 2012/2016 and Workstation 7/10/embedded environments
  • Red Hat LINUX command line administration
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows Desktop (Windows 7, 10) and Server (2008, 2016)technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
  • Strong understanding of Linux server technologies including experience with traditional software delivery and application installation processes and configurations
  • Strong understanding of Virtualization (VMWare) technologies
  • Experience integrating software on a common operating system
  • Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH

ADDITIONAL APPLICABLE SKILLS:

  • Experience with Scanning/Vulnerability Management tools (VMS, ACAS, Nessus)
  • Experience with Data Protection Software such as Acronis or Veritas
  • Ability to perform network troubleshooting (Certificates, 802.1x, multicast, TCP/IP etc)
  • Experience with scripting and automation technologies, specifically PowerShell and BASH
  • Experience with security software such as McAfee's Host Based Security System
  • Operating system certifications (Windows Server, RedHat Linux)
  • Security + certification, or ability to obtain Security + certification
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Experience with systems administration software such as Splunk and Landesk
  • Experienced with designing, configuring, and securing virtual machines
  • Experience with implementing basic Windows mail servers.
  • Knowledge of Exchange 2010 & 2016.
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit knowledge
  • Troubleshooting skills with Active Directory Replication
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) administration
  • Data Backup Systems Administrator
  • Experience configuring SNMP on Windows servers
  • Experience supporting end-users
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • IAT Level II/II Certification
  • Other applicable certifications (e.g. Windows/Linux Certifications, CompTIA Security+, Network+, CCNA, MCSA, MCSE, Linux+)
  • Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, information technology or a related specialized area or field
  • Experience working on the LCS class of ships

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Company Overview

Keeping people safe worldwide is what we do. Developing mission-critical systems is how we do it. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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