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Lead Software Engineer, Intelligence Systems

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Software Engineering
Reston, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

WHAT IS AIS?
Anduril Intelligence Systems (AIS) is focused on positioning Anduril as a lead provider of specialized engineering and products for Intelligence Community (IC) customers. We work within the IC to understand their requirements, shape their concepts of operation, and deliver exquisite capability across their problem set. We aim to develop and deploy critically needed capabilities that address our customers’ most pressing national security requirements.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Anduril is seeking an engineering leader to join a group of amazingly talented people focused on delivering mission outcomes through technology. You will help lead the delivery of high stakes, high profile, complex systems while strengthening our engineering and program-specific capabilities across Anduril.

As a lead software / systems engineer, you will own development and delivery of integrated hardware & software systems for our customers. While your work will primarily focus on software, a strong first-principles knowledge of and experience working with hardware (e.g., radar, optic, RF) will be necessary for this role. You will lead a team of software engineers to understand, decompose, integrate, test, and deploy hardware systems into Lattice OS and other third-party tools. Beyond software development, your responsibilities will include developing accurate models of hardware systems based on sparse documentation, developing concepts of employment, and measuring overall system performance.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Strong engineering background from industry or school, ideally in areas/fields such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics
  • Ability to write code. You will be expected to lead a team of software engineers and must have working familiarity with one or more programming languages (GoLang, C++, Python, MATLAB) with ability to review work across a complex system.
  • Experience with metric analysis and data science. Ability to synthesize field test results into clear plots and concise learnings.
  • Ability to decompose abstract program goals into achievable technical objectives and strategies for measuring progress.
  • Experience working hands-on with hardware for purposes of test, evaluation, and integration. Experience interfacing with and integrating third-party systems and APIs
  • Experience leading and mentoring teams of engineers and working cross-functionally across partner teams.
  • A desire to work on critical software that has a real-world impact
  • Travel up to 15% of time to build, test, and deploy capabilities in the real world
  • Must possess active TS/SCI Security clearance


WHAT WE VALUE IN MISSION SOFTWARE:

  • Customer Facing - Mission Software Engineers are the software engineers closest to Anduril customers, end-users, and the technical challenges of operational scenarios.
  • Mission First - Above all, MSEs execute their mission in an expedient, scalable, and pragmatic way. They keep the mission top-of-mind and make pragmatic and thoughtful engineering decisions to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Willingness to Learn - MSEs are lifelong learners. Working across new domains, software algorithms, and hardware systems. Curiosity and humility are the keys to our success.
  • Embrace Challenge (and follow through) - We take responsibility for achieving the mission; Developing technical self-sufficiency across a wide range of environments. Ruthlessly prioritizing, while honing our ability to understand large systems and incorporate new components in varying levels of complexity.
US Salary Range
$168,000$342,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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