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There are many ways to learn about and apply for jobs at GD in your area of interest.

You can search multiple locations and job categories. You can sign up for our Job Search Agent and be immediately alerted when new positions are posted that match your personalized needs. You can also look through each of our business websites to learn more about their offerings.

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Work that Matters

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company. Every day, people around the world depend on our products for their safety and security. We're looking for talented, motivated individuals who want to become part of a company with a culture driven by diversity, innovation and agility.

Benefits

We are committed to helping our employees and their families lead healthy, productive lives. Our benefits packages and wellness programs help our employees succeed at work and at home. General Dynamics offers a wide array of plans in its flexible benefits program with options that allow each employee to structure a benefits package tailored to meet his or her family's needs.

Each business unit creates benefit programs that best meets the needs of its employees. Offerings within those programs may include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Savings and Stock Investment Plan (SSIP)
  • Life, long-term disability and other insurance products
  • Reimbursement accounts for child care and out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • Group legal services

Diversity and Inclusion

A diverse workplace yields better ideas and outcomes and we are committed to promoting diversity of experience, perspectives and capabilities. Each business, and each individual, makes a unique contribution to our company. We recognize that diversity is good for our team and our shareholders, and it’s critical to our future competitiveness. 

General Dynamics proudly supports a culture of inclusion that encourages a work environment that honors diverse opinions. Employees can flourish here: they know their individual skills, abilities and viewpoints are honored. Our diverse, global business is united by a common goal of being the best in the business, delivering shareholder value and being a good corporate citizen in each of the communities where we do business.

Our ongoing support of the National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Women in Aviation, Women in Defense, Black Engineer of the Year Awards and Women of Color in Engineering and Science demonstrates our commitment to diversity within our company and in our industry. 

Careers FAQ

Where is GD located?

Our corporate headquarters is located in Falls Church, Virginia. GD has many locations throughout the United States and the world. In the U.S., we have a significant presence in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia. We are in more than 40 other countries around the world, including Canada, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom  

What type of culture can I expect at GD?

If you choose a career with us, you’ll find yourself continually challenged and engaged, and pushed not only to meet, but also to exceed your personal development goals. We focus on strong teamwork, and we believe that diverse teams drive innovation and encourage personal growth.  

At GD, there is a deeply embedded culture of continuous improvement. It’s the driver that makes our company agile and helps ensure our continued performance as an organization.  This culture enforces a shared commitment to consistently drive towards the future and to embrace change. And this focus on continuous improvement is infectious. Our employees are encouraged to think different and bring new ideas to the table. It’s a priority at all levels of our company, with every employee engaged in finding new ways to do things faster and better, and push the boundaries to achieve our best potential. 

Can I update my resume at any time?

To edit your resume, you will need to log in to your existing profile. When you first submitted your resume, a system generated email was sent. Since these are system generated emails, you may need to check your bulk mail or spam folder if you do not see the email in your regular inbox. If you forgot your password, use the FORGOT PASSWORD link and the system will generate a new email. Please note that the user name and the password are case sensitive, and may include spaces or special characters that are easy to miss. We recommend you copy (ctrl-c) and paste (ctrl-v) the information directly from the email into the form fields, taking care not to include an extra space at the end.

My password is not working or I forgot it. What should I do?

If you go to and click the FORGOT PASSWORD link and enter your email address, the system will send you a new password. Since these are system generated emails, you may need to check your bulk mail or spam folder if you do not see the email in your regular inbox. Please note that the user name and the password are case sensitive, and may include spaces or special characters that are easy to miss. We recommend you copy (ctrl-c) and paste (ctrl-v) the information directly from the email into the form fields.

I was referred for a specific position and wasn’t hired. Will you consider my resume for other opportunities?

Each General Dynamics business unit manages and maintains independent resume databases. If you would like to be considered for employment at more than one business, you must submit a profile to each division in which you are interested. 

What full-time jobs are available?

Availability of full-time jobs changes daily. To search current available positions, visit our job search section of the website.

Can I apply for multiple openings at GD?

Each General Dynamics business unit manages and maintains independent resume databases. If you would like to be considered for employment at more than one business, you must submit a profile to each division in which you are interested. 

I recently submitted my information for a position. What’s the next step?

When you apply for a position, you’ll receive an e-mail confirmation acknowledging our receipt of your application. Recruiters review candidates to identify those whose experiences and qualifications most closely match the position specifications. We appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate's background and credentials against the experience and qualifications sought for the opportunity.

If you’re identified as a candidate, you’ll be contacted by a recruiter who will outline next steps. If you’re not identified as a fit for the position you applied for, you still may be contacted about other opportunities that align with your profile and/or interests. Your profile will remain on record for up to one year after you create or edit it, and you can update your profile at any time.

Once I submit my resume, will I hear back from a recruiter?

Currently, we don’t have the capability to personally respond to every resume/application we receive. However, if your qualifications and experience align with the position you applied for or other open positions, a recruiter may contact you to discuss the next steps.

What benefits are available for full-time employees?

Full-time employees at GD are offered competitive benefits that help our employees succeed at work and at home. While specific benefits and programs may vary by geographic location, we offer comprehensive benefits to all employees around the world.