GDIT Careers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to your questions about careers at GDIT and our application process.

About GDIT

Who is GDIT?

We are the 30,000 everyday heroes supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver and bring the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We help our clients transform, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are next to our clients on the ground, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Learn more about GDIT here.


Are General Dynamics (GD) and GDIT the same?

No, General Dynamics is the parent company of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). General Dynamics includes Aerospace, Combat Systems, Marine Systems, and Mission Systems, in addition to Information Technology. To learn more about General Dynamics visit gd.com.


Where is GDIT located?

GDIT supports our customers around the globe. Our headquarters are located in Falls Church, VA and we have operations at over 400 customer locations, 270 facilities, and in 30 different countries.

GDIT Career Areas

What careers are available at GDIT?

GDIT hires employees in a variety of career areas including cloud, intelligence, enterprise IT, cyber, development and programming, data and analytics, health and sciences, and corporate operations. Learn more about each career area here.


Does GDIT hire military veterans? Will my previous service be considered?

Yes, GDIT hires military veterans, military spouses, wounded warriors, and their caregivers. About 25% of our employees are veterans. We are proud to support those transitioning from the military to a civilian career and we offer many resources to aid in that process. Learn how you can transition to a new kind of impact with GDIT.


Does GDIT hire new grads or interns?

Yes, GDIT offers job opportunities for new graduates and internships. We value the perspective early career professionals bring to our organization and invest in them so they can own their careers at GDIT. Learn more about early career opportunities here.


What are employees saying about GDIT?

Our people are proud and committed to the mission they support. Meet the people owning their opportunity at GDIT. You can also read reviews from current and former GDIT employees on our Glassdoor page.


How can I learn more about GDIT virtual hiring events?

You can view all of our upcoming virtual events here. We recommend preparing for a GDIT virtual hiring event just like you would an in-person hiring event. Ensure your resume is up-to-date, prepare questions before joining the virtual event, and research job opportunities you may be interested in. Be sure to check what technology requirements are needed for the virtual event. Some events require only a computer and internet access to participate, while others may require webcams.


What is the GDIT Talent Community and how do I join?

The GDIT Talent Community is a platform where you can stay up to date on our career opportunities and events for candidates not quite ready to apply or who haven’t found the opportunity for them. You can upload your resume and provide contact information so you can be notified of opportunities that match your skills. Join the GDIT Talent Community today!


Who is a GDIT Alumni and what is the GDIT Alumni Program?

A GDIT Alumni is any previous employee of GDIT or a predecessor-related company (such as CSRA). The GDIT Alumni Program is a program dedicated to helping former GDIT employees rediscover how they can make an impact at GDIT. Our goal is to help you find your next opportunity by coming back to GDIT.

Applying to GDIT

How can I apply for a job with GDIT?

Visit our careers page at gdit.com/careers to search for current career opportunities. Once you find an opportunity that interests you, simply click the Apply button to be guided through the application process.


Can I apply for multiple job openings?

Yes, you can apply for multiple job openings. We encourage you to review job responsibilities and requirements to ensure you apply to job opportunities that align with your skills and interests.


Do all the job openings at GDIT require a security clearance?

No, not all of the job openings at GDIT require a security clearance. Each job posting will clearly state if a security clearance is required and at what level.


What is a security clearance? How do I obtain a clearance?

A security clearance is an approval by the United States government that an individual filling a specific position is eligible to have access to classified information. In order to obtain a security clearance, applicants must go through an application process that varies based on the level of security clearance and which government agency is issuing the clearance.


Do I need to be a U.S citizen to apply at GDIT?

No, not all positions require U.S. citizenship. Anyone can apply to any position at GDIT, however, many of our positions do require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Please review job responsibilities and requirements to determine if U.S. citizenship is required before applying for a job.


I created a new account in the GDIT Careers portal (Workday) and submitted my resume. How can I check the status of my application?

The status of your application(s) is located on your candidate home page in the GDIT Careers portal (Workday). You can find a link to your candidate home page in the confirmation email you were sent when you applied. If you no longer have your confirmation email, you can log in to our portal to check the status. Under the Candidate Home header, view Submitted Applications.


What is the process after I’ve applied to a job opening?

Once you've applied to a job posting, you should receive an automated email confirming that your application has been received. If selected to move forward, you may also receive a phone call, text message, or email from our recruiting team regarding the next steps.


When will I hear back after I've applied to a job opening?

You are always able to check the current status of each application on your Canidate Home. From the time you submit your application we send emails confirming your application and instructions for next steps along the way. We recommend checking your Spam folder daily, and making GDIT@myworkday.com a safe sender.


I created an account or submitted an application in the past, but I am having trouble logging in. What should I do?

You can access your account by going to our portal. If you have forgotten your password, click the "forgot your password" under the login screen and you will receive a link to reset your password to the email address you registered your account with. If you are still unable to log in, send an email to GDITCareers@gdit.com for assistance.


What should I do if I experience technical issues with my application?

If you need assistance visiting GDIT's careers website or with applying to a position, please send an email to GDITCareers@gdit.com. Please provide your contact information, the position’s requisition number (if applicable), along with the details of your request.


Someone claiming to be a GDIT recruiter has contacted me, and I have concerns about their intentions and think they may not be legitimate. What should I do?

If you are suspicious of a recent GDIT recruiting request or have been impacted by social media fraud by someone impersonating a GDIT recruiter or GDIT employee, contact GDIT directly at GDITCareers@gdit.com with the relevant information and we will look into it immediately. Please do not offer sensitive personal or financial information to anyone and do not agree to send any money or goods.

General Dynamics Information Technology DOES NOT:

  • Ask you to purchase equipment with your own money at any time in our hiring or employment process.
  • Request you use Venmo, CashApp, or similar apps in our hiring process.
  • Ask you for personal or financial information via text message.
  • Request I-9 documentation or related information via text or Telegram.
  • Use the Telegram platform to set up interviews, extend offers or ask for personal information.
  • Hire through text message/social media/email alone.

Benefits

What kind of benefits does GDIT provide?

GDIT offers comprehensive and competitive health and wellness packages. We are a people-centric workplace and offer benefits that put our people first. Our medical plans are not one-size-fits-all, we have options to choose from to best fit our employees’ needs. Our robust well-being program is designed to help our employees bring their best selves forward at work and at home. We offer paid vacation, 10 company-paid holidays, and if you prefer more time off, you could be eligible to buy two extra weeks of vacation. We offer a full-flex work week, allowing our employees to better balance their work and life. In addition to market-competitive salaries, we reward exceptional performance with cash through multiple Rewards Programs and our 401K offering provides a competitive company match. Some benefits may differ, based on the job, contract, and location. Some benefits may differ, based on the job, contract, and location.


Does GDIT offer job stability?

Yes, as a large organization supporting and securing government, defense, and intelligence projects we offer job security and stability. We also have an entire internal team dedicated to helping GDIT employees find new opportunities. Learn more about our internal mobility at GDIT here.


Will GDIT pay to relocate me?

Relocation benefits are role-specific and may be listed in the job posting. If you have additional questions about relocation, you can ask the recruiter once you hear back on the status of your application.


How does GDIT support employees on contracts that are terminated?

We want our employees to have long, rewarding careers at GDIT and do everything we can to support them during times of transition. If you are a GDIT employee and your contract is being terminated or you’re looking for a new opportunity, we have an internal team dedicated to internal mobility. Learn more about our internal mobility at GDIT here.


If I was a previous GDIT employee, will my previous employment be considered?

Yes, if the gap in eligible employment with GDIT is less than 5 years, the adjusted employment date will apply to your general leave accrual.

Accommodations

How can I request workplace accommodations during the application process?

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request reasonable workplace accommodation, please send an email to Accommodations@gdit.com. Please provide your contact information and how we can assist you. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting reasonable workplace accommodations. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.

General Questions

Someone claiming to be a GDIT recruiter has contacted me, and I have concerns about their intentions and think they may not be legitimate. What should I do?

If you are suspicious of a recent GDIT recruiting request or have been impacted by social media fraud by someone impersonating a GDIT recruiter or GDIT employee, contact GDIT directly at GDITCareers@gdit.com with the relevant information and we will look into it immediately. Please do not offer sensitive personal or financial information to anyone and do not agree to send any money or goods.


Does GDIT require COVID-19 vaccinations?

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate that applies to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.


How can I connect with GDIT’s social media accounts?

You can find GDIT on all of the primary social media platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Follow the #WeAreGDIT hashtag for more GDIT content on these platforms.


How can I verify my employment at GDIT?

Former GDIT employees can contact the GDIT Help Desk at 1-833-ONE-GDIT (1-833-663-4348) or paycheckhelp@gdit.com to verify employment. For commercial requesters, please contact us at Employment_Verifications@gdit.com. For Social Service requesters, please call The Work Number at 1-800-660-3399. For Federal Agency Background Investigators, please contact Adam Williams at 703-995-3965 to schedule an appointment in Falls Church, VA.