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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 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.

This Senior Mechanical Engineer position is responsible for the physical design of unmanned aircraft and related hardware systems. In this role work you closely and iteratively with an aircraft design to optimize system designs to maximize performance against desired performance metrics. This work may include composite fuselage or flight surface design, internal structural components, drivetrain systems, launch systems, or payloads. The Senior Mechanical Engineer is involved in all levels of product maturity, from initial concept, design, analysis, prototyping, flight testing, and manufacturing.

What You’ll Do:

  • This position will involve contributing to and leading in a team environment on the design, fabrication, prototyping, and flight testing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and launch systems.
  • Individually perform, and coach others in all aspects of mechanical design
  • Component and assembly-level design and prototyping
  • System and sub-system design, modeling, and prototyping
  • Production drawings applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Review and approve designs, analyses, and engineering drawings

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years relevant industry experience
  • Experience performing and leading others in:
    • 3D CAD design, solid and surface modeling
    • Machine design fundamentals
    • Structural analysis utilizing hand calculations and finite element models
    • GD&T per ASME standards
    • Tolerance analysis
    • Design for manufacturing and assembly
    • Hands-on fabrication, machining, assembly and/or repair experience
    • Product Lifecycle Management and requirements Verification and Validation
    • Establishing and leveraging relationships with production and procurement teams
  • US Person Status is required, as this position needs to access export-controlled data
US Salary Range
$120,700$180,625 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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