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Air Dominance & Strike - Senior/Lead Ground Control Software Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Software Engineering
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

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.

Job Description

We are looking for a Ground Control Software Engineer to join the team! You will develop assured software that is used to control and maintain Anduril’s aircraft. The right person for this role has experience in both commercial (product focused) and public sector (defense) technical environments, and is looking to leverage their passion for ground control software here at Anduril.

Why we are here:
Anduril’s Air Dominance & Strike Mission Autonomy team is seeking a Mission Software Engineer focused on Ground Control Software. As the software engineers closest to Anduril customers and end-users, Mission Software Engineers solve complex technical challenges while owning the end-to-end delivery of winning capabilities. This engineer will work on Fury, our high-performance, multi-mission group 5 autonomous air vehicle (AAV). Your efforts will ensure that the software powering Fury will work seamlessly to achieve a variety of critical outcomes.

Come be a part of the team that is powering Anduril's Autonomy for Every Mission!

ANDURIL PRODUCTS

Anduril has been selected as one of the five vendors chosen to develop the Collaborative Combat Aircraft (CCA) for the Air Force's flagship autonomous aircraft program. We are honored to be the only non-traditional defense company selected to be part of the program and we are seeking highly motivated engineers to join us in the rapid development of a new, revolutionary aircraft.
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What You'll Do:

    • Spearhead validation and verification efforts adhering to DO-178 Standards
    • Develop device drivers, protocols, and APIs for ground systems
    • Integrate new features and sensors into ground control software
    • Develop Human Machine Interface for vehicle control
    • Create SITL/HITL test fixtures
    • Support validation and verification efforts adhering to DO-178 Standards
    • Analyze data from integration and flight test events
    • Support device manufacturing efforts
    • Support operational GCS deployments

Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, etc., or equivalent experience
    • Direct experience with DO-178 standards or similar certifications
    • Direct experience in safety critical systems
    • Previous work related to UAS Ground systems or equivalent experience developing control systems
    • Strong C++ programming skills
    • Exposure to C programming
    • Background in systems software architecture, design and development
    • Background in HMI development and associated frameworks (QT, etc.)
    • Familiarity with revision control systems
    • Ability to effectively brief and interact regularly with a technically-oriented government customer
    • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. TS/SCI 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 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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