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Site Reliability Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Software Engineering
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 5, 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.

As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), you will work across teams to continually improve and maintain high impact production systems. You should have an aptitude for debugging and an appetite for real time response, rapid resolution, and root causing complex issues across code and backing infrastructure. You will have the opportunity to optimize the existing systems and spearhead initializing and maintaining new systems from the ground up. A SRE at Anduril thinks proactively, resolves issues before they surface, seizes opportunity to automate, and is the first line of defense in the reliability of existing systems. As part of the Anduril SRE team, you will have a significant impact on and ownership over the reliability of systems that are critical to our national security and will tackle the complex and unique challenges that accompany it.


    • Represent and champion a resiliency culture throughout the software org
    • Interface with business and product teams to identify and solve system or product reliability issues
    • Improve resilience of Anduril's tech stack and deployments through hardening our observability and monitoring pipelines, scaling our systems and maturing our release process
    • Triage and root cause incidents and take ownership of driving postmortem actions
    • Ensure stable releases to customer environments


    • Experience with on-call and working in and updating production environments
    • Experience with tools such as (but not limited to) Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, and AWS
    • Experience in troubleshooting vague issues in a microservice architecture
    • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data (US permanent resident or US citizen)

What a successful candidate looks like

    • Loves solving issues independently, decisively, and carefully in production systems
    • Passionate about automation of manual tasks, and constant questioning of how operational processes can be improved or automated.
    • Enjoys incident response: Quarterbacking outages, diving into unfamiliar systems (internal products or open source), and prioritizing time-to-resolution.
    • Desire to deeply understand complex systems to identify brittleness or scaling limitations, and collaborate with and drive long-term improvements with respective engineering teams.
    • Not satisfied with a fix until the issue is resolved for the end-user.
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
US Salary Range
$160,000$240,000 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 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 fully subsidized during the work week with 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!

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