GD (NYSE) $183.55 August 23, 2019 04:03PM

Frequently Asked Questions For Jobseekers


  1. 1. Where is GD located?
  2. 2. What type of culture can I expect at GD?
  3. 3. Can I update my resume at any time?
  4. 4. My password is not working or I forgot it. What should I do?
  5. 5. I was referred for a specific position and wasn’t hired. Will you consider my resume for other opportunities?
  6. 6. What full-time jobs are available?
  7. 7. Can I apply for multiple openings at GD?
  8. 8. I recently submitted my information for a position. What’s the next step?
  9. 9. Once I submit my resume, will I hear back from a recruiter?
  10. 10. What benefits are available for full-time employees?

1. Where is GD located?

Our corporate headquarters is located in Falls Church, Virginia. We have many locations throughout the United States and the world. In the U.S., we have a significant presence in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia. We are in more than 45 other countries around the world, including Canada, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.


2. 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.


3. 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.


4. 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.


5. 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.


6. 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.


7. 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.


8. 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.


9. 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.


10. 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.