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Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 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.

The Business Systems team is responsible for building and improving the many business systems that enables Anduril to accomplish its mission. Anduril’s supply chain, accounting, sales & growth, people, engineering, field maintenance, quality, manufacturing, and many more teams rely on the technology built by us. We work across the company to ensure we have the tools and capabilities necessary for mission success.

The People Systems Solution Architect will be responsible for leading the discovery, (re)design, implementation, and ongoing optimization of our People Systems (HRIS, ATS, Payroll, Staffing, etc.) to meet the growing needs of our company. The successful candidate will serve as the primary liaison between the People Org (inclusive of Talent Acquisition, People Ops, Business Partners), Business Systems, other stakeholder teams (Finance, Analytics, business lines), and external vendors to ensure that our People Systems solutions are effective, efficient, and aligned with our business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • Lead the discovery, designing, and implementation, and optimization of core People workflows into People Systems, ensuring alignment with People Org’s strategy and business goals.
  • Serve as the technical expert and point of contact for the People Org, providing support, troubleshooting, and training to users.
  • Collaborate with People, Business Systems, and Analytics to develop and implement system enhancements, including the creation of custom reports, dashboards, and interfaces.
  • Work closely with People teams to optimize processes and workflows inside their systems for improved efficiency and user experience.
  • Liaise with external vendors and consultants to resolve any technical issues and ensure that services are delivered according to contractual agreements.
  • Develop and maintain detailed documentation for procedures, system configurations, and process flows.
  • Stay current with trends and developments in People technology to drive innovation and improvements within the organization.

Required Characteristics:

Anduril is an extremely fast-paced defense technology startup that is rapidly scaling itself. Our culture is one of ambition, hard work, relentless pursuit of excellence, and deliberate disruption. The successful candidate will be one who demonstrates the follow core characteristics:

  • Bias for Action - they ask for forgiveness, not permission, and hate the idea of waiting around to be told what to do. They’ve never seen a wall you haven’t wanted to run through!
  • Outcome-Oriented - They determine what the business needs and work backwards from those outcomes, rather than working forwards from a particular system’s capabilities
  • Customer Focused - They display deep user empathy to boost engagement and build experiences that delight
  • Dive Deep - They sweat the details and roll up their sleeves to uncover the root causes for systemic issues. They eat metrics for breakfast!
  • Ownership - They care deeply not just about their program, but for all the business outcomes that their program supports, holding themselves accountable for everything it both does and fails to do
  • Agility - They change directions easily and without regret, quickly adapting to shifting business priorities
  • First Principles Thinking - They approach problems and develop solutions not based on what a vendor recommends or because it’s how they did things at their last job, but from a deep appreciation of what is best for the enterprise

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in HR technology, with at least 2 years in a solution architecting position
  • Strong technical knowledge of common People Systems, such as Workday, Oracle, SAP SuccessFactors, Rippling, or similar systems.
  • Have led multiple RFPs for people systems (namely, HRIS)
  • Experience with system integrations, data migration, and change management.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to interact effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of HR operations and experience in process improvement.
  • Familiarity with HR compliance and data protection regulations.
US Salary Range
$150,000$225,000 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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