Network Engineering Intern
Scottsdale, AZ 
Posted Today
Job/Internship Description
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.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Successful completion of a background check and drug screen are 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 a Network Engineering Intern to join our team in Scottsdale, AZ. 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.

What you'll be doing:

The Network Engineer provides technical analysis in data network planning, engineering and design, and implements techniques and tools to improve the network. Under mentorship, you will be conducting maintenance on existing networks using existing documentation and artifacts. The Network Engineering Intern coordinates with stakeholders to provide maintenance and troubleshoot hardware interconnection and interfacing, such as switches, routers, firewalls, etc.

What you will work with and learn:

  • Ability to handle more complex assignments and grasps and apply new information quickly.
  • Ability to research the requisite steps to accomplish a task; understanding that time spent solving a problem is time spent honing and improving an existing skillset.
  • Experience with subnetting, designing, and implementing simple networks.
  • The ability to take an existing network topology, improve upon it, and put the architecture into practice.
  • Experience configuring Layer 2 and Layer 3 Cisco switches with users, routes, remote access, VLANs, LACP groups, etc.
  • Eager to learn, grow, and try new networking technologies and architectures.
  • Support and assist in the design and planning of network systems.
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 12,000 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 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.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Full Time
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