Administrative Assistant

USA-MD-Annapolis Junction
2 weeks ago
Job ID
Required Clearance
TS/SCI with Polygraph
Administrative Support
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or the equivalent is required. In addition, Related Vocational Training plus a minimum of 3 years administrative or business experience, or a minimum 5 years of administrative or business experience is required.

Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge analytic and computing solutions to our customers.


The Cyber and Electronic Warfare Systems (CEWS) Line of Business of General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support all administrative support activities for the analytic and computing solutions products team. The Administrator is responsible for continued support of a analytic and computing program portfolio comprised of products and a highly skilled team supporting DoD, IC and other customers providing exceptional services and capabilities. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and proven experience supporting a dynamic, growing multi-function team. Candidates must be proven leaders, capable of coalescing a team to execute short and long term plans for the organization.


This position is responsible for providing general administrative support to Program Manager and team of at least 40 employees. The Administrative Assistant will manage their calendars, meeting and travel schedule and associated arrangements, expense and time reporting, and other responsibilities to relieve the Program Manager and staff of administrative details and allow them to concentrate on other business activities. The Administrative Assistant is expected to demonstrate poise, initiative, trustworthiness, timeliness, precision, and adherence to confidentiality at all times.

  • Assists the Program Manager in scheduling calendar and meeting schedules in Microsoft Outlook, to include internal and external meetings with clients and staff
  • Prepares meeting agendas and compiles materials for use in meetings, discussions, and presentations as well as attending meetings and preparing meeting minutes
  • Monitors external/internal communications, and addresses communications in an expeditious manner, bringing critical issues to the Program Manager’s attention
  • Drafts, proofreads, and finalizes written correspondence ensuring accuracy
  • Works on assignments of moderate difficulty and complexity requiring judgment in resolving issues
  • Schedules and ensures full support for meetings, coordinates video teleconferences, conference calls, meetings to include reserving rooms, preparing for the event, and coordinating with on-site facilities and information technology experts
  • Plans local, domestic, and international travel arrangements maintaining awareness of any security processes for international travel
  • Prepares expense reports for travel reimbursements to ensure timely filing
  • Discretely accepts and screens calls, connects callers with appropriate staff, and follows up as needed
  • Greets internal and external customers
  • Obtains data from various sources, analyzes data and information, and prepares reports as needed
  • Enters, formats, and proofreads inputs into Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word documents
  • Builds collaborative relationships, internally and externally
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with employees and customers
  • Works on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborates with others to improve processes and procedures
  • Delivery of all CDRLs (Contract Requirements)
  • Prepare purchasing requests for all material needs
  • Performs Data Transfers according to approved processes(Classified/Unclassified)


  • Basic understanding of the general and technical aspects of the job and the company
  • Clear organization and time management skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task high priorities
  • Ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications
  • Clear interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in interacting with a wide variety of people
  • Works effectively with a geographically dispersed and frequently virtual team
  • Effectively and efficiently works within time constraints and adjust to changing circumstances
  • Develops procedures to ensure consistent work performance
  • Applies discretion when dealing with sensitive information/situations
  • Knowledge of Sharepoint and Sharepoint Administration
  • Must be adept at Microsoft Office, to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Should have strong attention to detail and a penchant for accuracy
  • Should have experience in managing information and tasks easily
  • Requires current information technology skills and experience
  • Contact with internal and external co-workers, managers, directors, and executives, executive staff, employees, and administrative staff; external customers.

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 13,000+ 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.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


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


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