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General Dynamics Land Systems Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 15, 2014
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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Senior Financial Analyst Interview

Senior Financial Analyst

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 days - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems.

Interview Details – It went very smooth. I already had all the skills necessary to perform the job. Contacted by the hiring manager and he set up the interview with HR. If I had not had the inside knowledge to get this job, I probably would have had to compete with 100s of people who may have had some of the experience.

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 yrs. I always think that is such a loaded question.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – It was positive and we came to an agreement quickly.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Senior Systems Engineer Interview

Senior Systems Engineer

I applied through other source and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems.

Interview Details – Phone interview for Contract to perm position.

Interview Question – I'm looking for a field guy, is this you?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Their initial offer was good enough to return to the states ..


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Logistics Manager Interview

Logistics Manager
Ladson, SC

I applied online - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in January 2010.

Interview Details – Aplied online. I was called by and HR representative about a week later to set up a telephone interview the next week with the hiring authority. After the phone interview, I was asked to come in for an interview with the hiring authority. The interview was scheduled for the following week. I met with the hiring authority and another manager in a panel type interview. The questions were a mix of technical and scenario (tell me about a tinme when...). Two days after the interview, I was called by HR and offered the job.

Interview Question – Knowledge of specific logitics elements (supply, maintenenace, etc) as related to U.. Government acqusition).   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There is some room for negotiation, based on expererience.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer
Sterling Heights, MI

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in March 2010.

Interview Details – One phone interview, one face-to-face interview. The phone interview last 15 minutes and basically involved me regurgitating what was on my resume. The face-to-face interview involved technical questions related to the position I was interviewing for, and lasted for 1.5 hours. I met with 3 individuals; a hiring manager, a senior level engineer, and a human resources representative.

Interview Question – Explain the most challenging project I ever worked on and how I contributed to its success.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation phase. The offer was the offer, take it or leave it.


Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

NET Instructor Interview

NET Instructor
Fort Lewis, WA

I applied online and the process took 10 months - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in January 2012.

Interview Details – One interview followed my 3 separate online applications and then didn't get even a peep for over 4 months when I got the offer. If this is what you're after I hope you're patient...very patient.

Interview Question – What is your experience with diversity?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiating. Those hired after me were hired at lower salaries.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Maintenance Mechanic I Interview

Maintenance Mechanic I
Fort Lewis, WA

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in August 2011.

Interview Details – Panel of 2 people and 1 person on phone. I was asked 15 questions, five about personal situations with other employees. Ten basic mechanic questions.

Interview Question – If I was king for a day what would I change.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Senior Software Engineer Interview

Senior Software Engineer
Sterling Heights, MI

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in October 2009.

Interview Details – I was brought on as a contractor during a hiring boom for a new contract. The interview consisted of a 20 minute phone conversation with the hiring manager, and was very easy. They were basically hiring anyone off the street who said they could code.

Interview Question – None. Everything I was asked was very easy.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Welder Interview

Welder
Lima, OH

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in April 2009.

Interview Details – I got the phone call and took a trip up there from florida and was interviewed and drug tested. 1hour later i had the weld test and got the job

Interview Question – What is the most difficult thing youve had to do on the job?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering
Sterling Heights, MI

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in January 2009.

Interview Details – After the referral, I was called in for an interview within the week. Had a 1:1 interview with the section manager, then a 1:1 interview with a tech lead. Both asked standard interview questions, and there were no technical questions asked at all (besides things like "do you know about xxxx?"). The interviews took about 1.5 hours. I heard from my referrer that both people were impressed with me, and asked HR to start the hiring process. This is where things went sour: HR dragged their feet for 2.5 months, coming up with many different lame excuses, such as not being able to verify a job I had even though I provided a name and contact number. I'm not sure why they were doing this, but it was definitely beyond frustrating. Finally an upper manager got involved, and within a week I was given the job.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work for a defense company?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Logistics Engineering Specialist Interview

Senior Logistics Engineering Specialist
Lima, OH

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at General Dynamics Land Systems in August 2009.

Interview Details – Initially it was with Human Resources and (2) members of the selection team. I was called back two weeks later and interviewed by HR and (2) other members of the team. After the interview, I was provided a tour of the facility and introduced to a variety of employees and management .

I was offered a job before leaving.

Interview Questions

Negotiation Details – Not negotiable

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