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Mechanical Engineering Manager

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2022
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.
As our team continues to quickly grow, we are looking for motivated candidates that are inspired to work within an extremely energetic, creative, and innovative team that is passionate about subsea robotics and exploring the open ocean. We work in a highly dynamic environment where collaboration and idea sharing are a way of life. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager to join Anduril, working in a cutting-edge start- up environment to advance the state-of-the-possible in subsea robotics. Candidates for this role should have experience in hardware or integrated product development and have ideally worked within all stages of a standard product life cycle. They should be technically inclined with strong leadership skills, and able to comfortably understand core engineering design principles. The right individual needs to be excited about the prospects of working on a growing team and will be expected to provide feedback on process improvement opportunities.


  • Work within and lead a team of mechanical engineers throughout the process of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) design, integration, build, and test efforts
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure electrical, software, and mechanical systems work together to form a reliable and capable system
  • Provide leadership in defining technology, tool and process strategy across a technical domain with a focus on mechanisms, structures, and payload integration.
  • Move quickly and lead technical efforts to define need, identify possible solutions, and generate methodology for evaluation and verification of mechanical systems
  • Provide technical direction, coaching and mentoring to employees on the team, and others, when necessary to achieve successful short and long-term outcomes
  • Foster a culture which is a positive, trusted, dedicated, high energy, teaching, learning, and fun community environment
  • Lead and support delivery of innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers' changing needs


  • 10+ years in hardware or integrated product development and/or test
  • 3+ years leading a team of engineers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Aptitude for working with internal and external stakeholders to develop requirements and system specifications
  • A strong background in Mechanical engineering from requirements definition to build and test
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. top secret security clearance
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 all offers and are considered part of Anduril’s total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, employee life and disability, mental health and family planning benefits with all premiums paid by Anduril. Anduril provides fully paid medical leave, paid company holidays, and paid time off. A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians and all on-site meals are fully subsidized during the work week through use of our gourmet kitchens. 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!