During the annual 35th annual BEYA STEM Conference, three General Dynamics Mission Systems employees were recognized for their significant achievements and have received the illustrious Modern-Day Technology Leader Award.

This award is given to bright women and men who are shaping the future of engineering, science and technology. The nomination packages go through a rigorous review and recommendation process by a panel of leaders from industry, government and academia.

Congratulations to our winners who bring their expertise and passion to helping General Dynamics Mission Systems make platforms smarter for our customers and their missions.

General Dynamics BEYA Tristan HydeTristan Hyde


Software/Configuration Management Principal Investigator Tristan Hyde is known for going the extra mile. He delivers the highest quality of work product thanks to his unique ability to understand a problem from multiple levels and perspectives. It’s fair to say that his peers and teammates not only look to him as a Modern-Day Technology Leader, but many call him a friend.


General Dynamics BEYA Steve Patton 2Steve Patton


Steve Patton, Senior Advanced Network Engineer, has a long-standing record of technical achievement. He is passionate, calming and positive. Steve’s diverse experience in project management, team building, strategic implementation and exceptional customer interface is what makes him a Modern-Day Technology Leader.


Kabirah Taylor

 General Dynamics BEYA Kabirah Taylor

Never satisfied with the status quo, Quality Strategist & Tester Kabirah Taylor is a Modern-Day Technology Leader. Her ability to dig in, dive deep to learn about applications, and meticulously picks them apart allows General Dynamics to deliver solutions that perform as intended and makes her a sought-after resource.


Interested in working with winners like Tristan, Steve and Kabirah?


We’re on the lookout for bright women and men and have opportunities where you can join the ranks of people committed to solving the toughest security and technology challenges facing our Nation and its allies. Apply today.