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Program Manager

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Huntsville, AL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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.

Anduril’s Rocket Motor Systems division is seeking an experienced Program Manager to join our team. This role will play a critical part in the development and delivery of advanced rocket motor systems that serve the defense industry, with a focus on applying innovative technologies to produce reliable and effective solutions for our customers. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and has a passion for contributing to national security, this role is for you.


  • Lead cross-functional teams in the development, testing, and production of rocket motor systems to meet project objectives.
  • Manage aspects of program execution, including schedule, budget, and risk management.
  • Maintain relationships with customers, suppliers, and internal teams, ensuring clear communication and alignment on program goals and deliverables.
  • Oversee subcontractor performance and procurement process, ensuring compliance with program requirements, quality standards, and on-time delivery.
  • Prepare and present contractual deliverables, program status reports, proposals, and other documentation to internal and external audiences.
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement within the program, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and methodologies.
  • Foster a collaborative team environment that encourages accountability, high performance, and ethical behavior.


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in program management, management consulting, or operations, preferably within the aerospace or defense industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading complex development programs.
  • Experience leading manufacturing and productization efforts for Aerospace and defense customers
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-disciplinary teams, including engineering, operations, finance, and sales.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members, and senior leadership.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Project, and Jira
  • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data.
  • Willingness to travel 25% - 50% to support program objectives and customer engagements.


  • Demonstrated ability to operate in high-pressure situations and adjust to changing priorities.
  • B.S. (minimum) in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent technical discipline
  • Strong technical, analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data to make recommendations and drive decisions
  • Strong understanding of rocket motor systems, propulsion technologies, and relevant manufacturing processes.

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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