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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023
Anduril is a defence technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent and funding to the defence sector. Our technology helps our customers solve their toughest challenges by enabling them to make better, more informed decisions in life-and-death situations. We’ve assembled a diverse team of experts in artificial intelligence, computer vision, sensor fusion, optics, and data analysis that are creating software and hardware solutions to radically evolve the capabilities of the Australia and our allies. If you are passionate about solving problems that have real impact, come join Anduril and build the future of defence.
At Anduril Australia we are developing unmanned systems for subsurface and other domains that will leverage unsupervised autonomy for the delivery of long endurance, multi-mission capability to our customers. These projects, including but not limited to the Extra Large Autonomous Undersea Vehicle (XL-AUV) Program, require Senior Mechanical Engineers with broad experience to drive the delivery a variety of software enabled hardware capabilities to our customers. Anduril Senior Mechanical Engineers rapidly develop expertise in new domains in order to architect, design, deliver, support, and evolve next generation capabilities through the entire product life-cycle.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Own the physical design, prototyping and fabrication of robotic systems that are deployed to customers, focussed on the delivery of value to the end-user
  • Act as a subject matter expert for your areas of expertise as they relate to the delivery of Anduril’s technology capabilities, including areas such as motor and actuator selection, transmission design, layout, prototype fabrication, integration and testing
  • Design and perform structural, modal and dynamic analyses on critical mechanical systems
  • Design, prototype, and build complex mechanisms and actuated mechanical systems
  • Design and implement integrated systems, including advanced and sensitive platforms and payloads, that rapidly delivers capability beyond the scope of current systems, with a clear path for both architecture and capability evolution over time
  • Empathize with end-users and drive solutions that balance their needs with external constraints, restrictions and requirements in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Contribute to the design and development of technology components across Anduril, with the aim of developing components that are re-usable across multiple Anduril product lines
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and execution of development processes for the initial delivery and subsequent iteration of complex robotic systems, including full lifecycle testing, monitoring and operation
  • Support vehicle and payload manufacturing, testing and deployment
  • Travel to co-locate with end-users, vendors, or the integration and test team up to 20% of the time
  • Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary engineering team, including as a mentor for Engineers from differing backgrounds

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronics, a relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • Extensive professional experience working as a Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineer with one or more domains and/or technologies of expertise
  • Capacity to work holistically on complex robotic systems across design, implementation, operation and sustainment
  • Capacity to act as the technical owner for a complex subsystem, including stakeholder engagement, requirements definition, roadmap management, team co-ordination, design, implementation, sustainment and evolution
  • Capacity learn and grow individually, while mentoring junior team members effectively, building team cohesion and capacity
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security Clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with the design, implementation and support of robotic and/or autonomous systems
  • Experience working within the defence, maritime and/or aerospace domains
  • Experience with SolidWorks and Teamcenter
  • Experience with finite element analysis of complex structural assemblies, including aluminum and composite structures
  • Experience with machining, sheet metal, injection molding, composites and/or additive manufacturing
  • Experience within the product delivery lifecycle including manufacturing, system acceptance, deployment, and sustainment
  • Desire to learn and grow in to other roles that require experience as a Senior Systems Engineer, such as Principal Systems Engineer and/or Engineering Manager
  • Desire to grow in to a Tech-Lead-Manager role, with responsibility for line management of engineers, in addition to delivery
At Anduril Australia, we strive to make this a workplace where you can do the best work of your careers. We have a range of industry leading benefits such as:
- Equity package so that you are part of the Anduril success story.
- Comprehensive caregiver and wellness leave policy to support you and your family.
- Private healthcare for you and your dependents.
- Delicious snacks, drinks and catered lunch at our offices.
- Phone bill reimbursement.
- Professional development allowance.
- Vacation bonus - we incentivize our employees to look after themselves by providing a yearly vacation bonus.
Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!